AVERILL PARK, NY, NOVEMBER 16, 2021 — As many high school seniors complete their college application essays, the American Meditation Institute invites them to think more deeply and submit an essay to the 3rd annual National Conscience Month Essay Contest. This year one high school senior will receive a $2,000 scholarship toward higher education for the best essay that clearly explains how they experimented with using (or ignoring) the wisdom of their brilliant conscience in their decision-making process.
When faced with the prospect of leaving home to go to college, learning a trade, taking a gap year, or going straight to work, high school graduates need confidence and skills to enter young adulthood. The capacity for self-reliance is not found in the relentless onslaught of information from mobile devices, cable outlets, emails, and social media feeds. Today’s students, and the rest of society, have not been taught how to […]