May Tip of the Month:
Investigate scholarship opportunities; get a part-time job, apprenticeship or internship; or job shadow in a profession that interests you.
Notify your college about any outside scholarships you have received. Fill out a written request to have your final high school transcript mailed to the college of your choice.
Educational Transitions assists in the transition of high school students to a successful college career.
Senior Year College Planning Tips
---Why Go to College?---
--information obtained from ACT, Inc.
- Every bit of education you get after high school increases the chances you'll earn good pay. Most college graduates earn more money during their working years than people who stop their education at high school earn.
The more education you get the more likely it is you will always have a job. According to one estimate, by the year 2028 there will be 19 million more jobs for educated workers than there are qualified people to fill them.
- Continuing education after high school is much more important for your generation than it was for your parents' generation. Today most good jobs require more than a high school diploma. Businesses want to hire people who know how to think and solve problems.
- Education beyond high school gives you a lot of other benefits, including meeting new people, taking part in new opportunities to explore your interests and experiencing success.
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