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Preparing to Continue My Education

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Review the Preparing to Continue My Education Fact Sheet along with any other resources and complete the activity below

Think about...

  • Why is it important to start preparing to continue your education early?
  • How does your high school diploma track affect the college and training programs you can be accepted to?
  • Why is it important to research admission requirements for options you are interested in attending?
  • What are some different ways that you can pay for college?
  • What are some examples of supports for students that are available at college or training programs?

Instructions

  • Open the Preparing to Continue My Education Activity - CLICK HERE
  • Download the Preparing to Continue My Education Activity Cards
  • Each card includes a step in the process of preparing to continue your education
  • Read through the steps on each card
  • Sequence the steps by putting them in the correct order

Review the Preparing to Continue My Education Fact Sheet along with any other resources and complete the activity below

Instructions

  • Download the Interview Questions and Recording Form
  • Choose five questions from this list that interest you or write your own questions that you want answered
  • Contact a current or former student or staff member from the school and set up a meeting virtually or on the phone
  • You may also complete this activity by attending a tour of the college
  • Answer the reflection questions as you think about the answers to your questions and your experience completing the interview

Reflect

  • If you want to apply to this program, when should you plan on starting the application process?
  • What are some of the most important things to consider prior to applying to a college program?
  • Does this program provide the academics, supports, and training you need to achieve your career goals?
  • Does the tuition and other costs for attending this program fit within your budget?

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