With input from teens, parents, and numerous experts, Teens' Guide to College & Career Planning knows just how to talk to high school students about the important decisions involving life after graduation. This easy-to-read guide, with updated content, enables busy students to hone in on the right information for them. Whether it's mapping the road from high school to college, figuring out financial aid, determining if joining the military is the right move, preparing for an interview, or developing early career skills, Teens' Guide addresses each option available to young adults with meaningful information. Inside you'll find valuable advice from guidance counselors, instructors, college admission officials, military officers, and-most importantly-other high school students! Also includes, expert tips for interviews, resumes, and cover letters. With new content written by Justin Muchnick, current high school junior and author of Peterson's® The Boarding School Survival Guide, this guide will help you get ready for life after high school.
Peterson's Teens' Guide to College & Career Planning: Your High School Roadmap to College & Career Success is the must-have eBook for middle school and high school students as they prepare for life after graduation. Whether you're heading to a four-year college, a community or two-year college, the military, or the workforce, Teens' Guide to College & Career Planning offers expert advice and tools to help you succeed. Chapters include The Big Jump to High School, The First Steps to a Career, Planning Your Education While in High School, Tackling the Tests (ACT, PSAT/NMSQT, SAT, and TOEFL), The College Search, Applying to College, Financial Aid Dollars and Sense, Other Options After High School, The Military Option, Jump into Work, Survival Skills, and more. Throughout the book, you'll find real-life advice from students, guidance counselors, parents, and college admissions counselors; helpful checklists and worksheets to help keep you organized; essential information to help you decide if the military is right for you; expert financial aid advice and information on scholarships, grants, athletic awards, loans, work-study, and more. Fun graphics along with the informative, easy-to-read chapters make this the perfect guide for the teen on the go.
Author: John J. Rooney
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Business & Economics
Offers advice on choosing a college, undergoing the application process, uncovering the financial resources to pay tuition and expenses, and adjusting to the academic and personal challenges that first-year students face.
Author: Stephen M. Smith
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2017-11-06
Genre: Business & Economics
"A Final Thought" -- "Sample Earnings Outlook" -- "Chapter 9: Should You Consider a Career in Law or Criminal Justice?" -- "Criminal Justice" -- "Criminal Law" -- "Noncriminal Law" -- "Law School" -- "Sample Earnings Outlook" -- "Part III: How Will You Get to Where You Want to Go?" -- "Chapter 10: How Can You Try On Your Career Interests?" -- "Informational Interviewing" -- "Sample Phone Introduction" -- "Sample Email Introduction" -- "Informational Interview Questions" -- "Job Shadowing" -- "Internships and Part-time Jobs" -- "Online Communities" -- "Chapter 11: Is College Right for You?" -- "Why College?" -- "An Important Warning" -- "Chapter 12: Can You Afford College?" -- "What's the Real Price of College?" -- "Can You Afford College?" -- "Applying for Financial Aid" -- "Build Your Dream Team" -- "Other Ways to Pay for College" -- "A Balancing Act" -- "Chapter 13: Does It Matter Where You Go to College?" -- "What Is Fit?" -- "Questions to Determine Fit" -- "Building a Smart College Application List" -- "Applying to College" -- "Making the Decision" -- "Making the Most of College" -- "Chapter 14: Is Community College a Better Place to Start?" -- "Upsides of Community College" -- "Potential Downsides" -- "Chapter 15: Closing Thoughts" -- "Additional Resources" -- "Index
Author: Tai Abrams
Release Date: 2017-03
Getting on the path to career and financial success should start earlier and Who Am I? is the perfect way to do it. Informative, investigative and easy-to-read, Who Am I? has worksheets, lists, salary info and tips that Tai has prepared to help you navigate the career exploration process with ease. This resource includes six-figure careers in emerging industries that you need to know about so you can compete in the global marketplace. Covering more than 200 high-growth careers, Who Am I? is a practical guide that you can use, even in college! The world is changing... fast! You deserve to have access to the right information to thrive in this new economy. As you wrestle with one of life's most important questions, "Who am I and how do I want to show up in the world?," let this book be the go-to manual to expand your awareness about what is possible for your career. This book will push you to increase your earning potential and maximize your impact, while living a fulfilling life. Now let's starting learning the tools you will need to literally change the world.
Author: Genevieve Morgan
Publisher: Zest Books
Release Date: 2014-04-08
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
For high school students all over the country, figuring out what to do after graduation is a major question. For many, the logical answer is continuing their education, whether in a training program, a community college, or a four-year university. But no matter what the path, the preparation can be overwhelming, and it's hard to know where to start. That's where Undecided comes in! This comprehensive handbook outlines the different options available to teens after high school and provides suggestions on how to follow each path efficiently and successfully. It covers everything from SAT preparation and personal statements to trade school pros and cons and advice on how to prepare for life in the military. Full of checklists, anecdotes, brainstorming activities, and journal exercises, Undecided leaves no stone unturned and no option unconsidered. So settle in, keep an open mind, and find the future that really works for you!
This graphic guide for teens offers practical and inspirational advice on more than 400 careers, arming you with all the information you need to get on the right career path. Whether you want to know how to get your dream job, need a little inspiration or help with understanding the current job market, or have absolutely no idea where to start, Careers is the ultimate source of career advice. Concise and comprehensive in scope, and combining a user-friendly approach with DK's quirky, bold, graphic design, this motivational guide is a personal career advisor in the form of a book.
MY FUTURE is written for high school teachers, counselors and career advisors. The book provides 150 ready-to-use career/educational planning activities along with black-line masters for related handouts for the students. MY FUTURE is intended to assist students in making more appropriate decisions after high school whether they are planning on college, university, the trades, or direct entry into the workplace. Chapter titles include: Occupational Icebreakers; Identifying Your Interests; Identifying Your Abilities; Identifying Your Values; Choosing An Occupation; Successful Transitions After High School; and Setting + Achieving Your Goals.
Attending boarding school is a serious commitment in many realms, whether emotional, financial, academic, or otherwise. With that in mind, it is important to understand what boarding school is all about. This valuable resource is full of insights from students who attend or recently graduated from a boarding school. The Boarding School Survival Guide provides a variety of perspectives that help both prospective students and parents decide if boarding school is the right choice for them, and assists current students in navigating the twists and turns of school away from home. Written by students for students-in a fun, easy-to-read manner with essential, up-to-date information An honest and insightful look at life at today's boarding schools Anecdotal testimonies from current boarding school students and those who've recently graduated Helpful tips and strategies for students who are considering applying to boarding schools or are getting ready to attend one
Dymensions Educational Consulting LLC has invited subject matter experts to come together and offer high school students a tool for college planning.In College Planning, students and parents are given the necessary steps to the college preparation process. The book includes activities and step by step directions in every area of college planning.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2017-06-09
Genre: Study Aids
The only guide from the ACT organization, the makers of the exam, revised and updated for 2017 and beyond The Official ACT Prep Guide, 2018 Edition, Revised and Updated is the must-have resource for college bound students. The guide is the go-to handbook for ACT preparation and the only guide from the makers of the exam. The book and online content includes the actual ACT test forms (taken from real ACT exams). In addition, this comprehensive resource has everything students need to know about when they are preparing for and taking the ACT. The book contains information on how to register for the exam, proven test-taking strategies, ideas for preparing mentally and physically, gearing up for test day, and much more. This invaluable guide includes additional questions and material that contains articles on everything from preparing a standout college application and getting into your top-choice school to succeeding in college The bestselling prep guide from the makers of the ACT test Offers bonus online contest to help boost college readiness Contains the real ACT test forms used in previous years This new edition offers students updated data on scoring your writing test, new reporting categories, as well as updated tips on how to do your best preparing for the test and on the actual test day from the team at ACT. It also offers additional 400 practice questions that are available online.