With college acceptance letters swarming the inboxes of college applicants, this is an exciting, and nerve wracking time for high school seniors, and anyone within a 10 mile radius of them. I’ve been fortunate enough to be included on this roller-coaster ride with my students from......

By Nicole MOORE, this article was originally published on www.crescentavalleyweekly.com For the past few months Logan Liu, a sophomore at Crescenta Valley High, has been an intern at Skillify. Founded in 2014 by Shireen Jaffer, Skillify is focused on student learning in relation to career-readiness. The......

By Eunice Lee, intern at Skillify, junior at Sunny Hills High School, originally published in the Fullerton Observer As a junior at Sunny Hills, I have found that balancing grades, extracurriculars, free time and sleep incredibly difficult to maintain. From dreading to finish the day’s......

Notre Dame High School Students Learn the Fine Art of Career Networking Initially published in NDHS Magazine Ever need help finding internships or cultivating your career proficiency? Skillify is a program that helps students find their career path, gain work experience, and cultivate networking skills. What......

By Carolyn Richardson, originally published on LA Parent Except for occasionally being asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” most of us didn’t give much thought to our career options until our college years. Maybe. Our focus up to that point was......

Shireen Jaffer is the founder at Skillify and a graduate of the USC Marshall School of Business. Shireen is passionate about helping students understand their value and teaching them how to find their success in their own ways. She resides in Northern California and works......

By HAWKEN MILLER, originally published in Daily Trojan News The vision for Skillify started when USC alum Shireen Jaffer moved from Pakistan to Palo Alto, Calif. at age 7. While attending high school in Palo Alto, Jaffer witnessed how the extreme pressures to do well in......