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Your Road to College is Beginning
Transcript of Your Road to College is Beginning
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You have just began the road to a higher education.
We are here to help!
College Preparation in High School
Extracurricular College Activities
Your Road to College
Our College Experts
Meet our college experts!
Hi, my name is Christopher Hupp. I will be assisting you in achieving your degree and showing you the different types of colleges you can enroll in.
Your Guidance Counselor
Hello. I'm Katey. I'll be assisting you throughout high school and into your college career. I am knowledgeable in the steps that should be taken in the years preparing you for a degree.
Hi, I'm Mariah. I'm here with the advantages and disadvantages of college to help you know what to look for when choosing the perfect school.
Hi. My name is Carl Bruer. I'll be guiding you through extracurricular activities and other options provided on a college campus. Welcome to college!
Sports associations gives students a chance to play sports for competition in college.
Some students can receive scholarships for their athletic abilities.
All students have the opportunity to play sports because of clubs and intramural leagues.
Cost less than
private colleges and
are funded by the government
Cost more than community colleges and count on tuition, fees and private sources of funding
Are bigger and provide more majors and degree choices than colleges
Some have smaller colleges such as colleges of liberal arts, engineering, and health sciences
Offers a basic college education that can help ready students for colleges that offer higher degrees
Offers other degrees that focus on a certain career
Vocational-Technical and Career Colleges
offer specialized training in a particular industry or career
some programs that you can possibly take are culinary arts, firefighting, dental hygiene, and medical-records technology
Social and Extracurricular Director
After beginning a high school career, my students are on their way to a college education. High school students prepare for a degree and plan for their future, by using options available for student aid, acceptance, and classes within high school.
Types of Colleges
High School Classes
To prepare for college, college preparation courses can be taken in high school. These courses help students develop skills to prepare for very advanced college classes. Courses in a student's preferred field, such as art, health, or science courses are recommended.
Upon choosing and receiving acceptance to a college, students are eligible for financial aid and scholarship money for their preparations. These students are then on their way to a degree, of which they have been preparing for with a knowledge of options.
Nearing graduation, high school students apply for college, prepare resumes, and take college entrance exams. Throughout these processes, the college you have chosen uses your past experience and previous scores to determine if you are accepted.
Resume- a portfolio of activities outside of school.
College Entrance Exams -SAT and ACT
Along with these classes at high schools, students can also attend more advanced specialized classes.
A post secondary school- Students take college credit hour classes
A vocational school- Students prepare specifically for a career
What college are you going to attend?
What type of college do you want to attend?
How you are going to pay for college?
What career path do you want to take?
What classes will you have to take?
How long do you want to attend college or how long will it take you to earn your degree ?
I am here to help you answer
some of these questions.
I'm here to inform you of some of the commonly addressed college advantages and disadvantages. These statistics can help you know what to look for, when searching for the right college to invest your time and money into.
Weighing the Disadvantages and Advantages
Getting a degree will help you find jobs easier and provide techniques to use while applying for these jobs.
You can gain experience that will prepare you for real-life situations when working in your field.
A college degree is expensive, but it will benefit you by helping you get a higher-paying job.
After having explored preparedness for college in high school, options in degrees and college selections, and the other various activities available on campus, you have made it to your degree!
College is expensive, which could put you into debt. This causes students to have a difficult time searching for jobs.
There is a possibility that you won't get accepted into a college.
You also could get a job that doesn't require a degree after you have already earned your degree, wasting money.
Teen's Guide to College and
You made it!
Christopher Hupp, Mariah Ackley, Katey DePuy, Cody Ward, and Carl Bruer
An advisor helps students pick classes that are required for their major. Your schedule can be flexible with your everyday life. It can be made around a job or other interests on campus.
There are hundreds of majors for students to choose from for a career. The career you choose should be something that interests you and something you could see yourself doing the rest of your life. Choosing a major also depends on how long you want to attend college.
Different careers require different degrees, depending upon the experience you need to complete your major.
Associate degree: 2 years
Bachelors degree: 4-5 years
Masters degree: 6-7 years
Doctorate degree: 8+
Women can choose to be included in a Greek sorority and men, a fraternity while studying for a degree.
Greek life shows the values of scholarship, friendship, leadership, and service in their members,
Students have the opportunity to run for positions in office
College and high school governments are similar but colleges have more decision making power.
Officers take care of the concerns of their peers and give them to the president of their college.
Students can join clubs based on majors and other areas of interests.
Most colleges have many opportunities to volunteer
"College Planning - Extracurriculars Matter ? To You and to Colleges." College Planning - Extracurriculars Matter ? To You and to Colleges. The College Board, 2015. Web. 07 Apr. 2015. <https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/get-started/outside-the-classroom/extracurriculars-matter-to-you-and-to-colleges