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Title: Career-College Introduction


1
College Search
  • Not too early to start thinking!
  • Know your learning style
  • Become academically prepared
  • Assess your skills, interests, and personality
  • Consider different types of degrees and schools
  • Accommodations
  • Explore
  • Consider funding options
  • Use technology
  • Find role models and mentors

2
Action Plan (High School Frosh)
  • Meet with your counselor
  • Assess your classes- are they challenging?
  • Get more involved
  • Summer opportunities- job, volunteer position
  • Summer reading list
  • www.collegeboard.com

3
Things You Should Know
  • Academic skills
  • Note taking
  • Citing sources
  • Outlining
  • Backing up computer data
  • www.collegeboard.com

4
Reality Check
  • School Counselor
  • Biggest stake in your academics- you
  • Opportunities
  • Deadlines
  • Your future

5
The College Interview
  • More than just test scores and grades
  • 30-60 minutes
  • Vary
  • Admissions officer, student, alumni
  • Auditions
  • Sports
  • Specific Fields of Study
  • Activities
  • Be your own advocate

6
Dont
  • Be late
  • Memorize speech
  • Chew gum
  • Wear a lot of perfume
  • Be arrogant
  • Lie
  • Be rude
  • Bring a parent into the interview
  • Refuse an interview

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8
Technical Schools
  • Ocean County Technical Schools
  • Chubb Institute
  • Vocational Information Center
  • Technical Schools USA

9
2 Year Community College
  • Advantages
  • Degree

10
4 Year College
  • College vs University
  • Private vs Public
  • In State vs Out of State
  • Degree

11
College Search What to Consider?
  • 1 priorityMajor
  • Further narrow preferences
  • Location
  • Type of School
  • Size and Affiliation
  • Setting
  • Sports
  • Support staff
  • Cost

12
GPA
  • Meaning of the Acronym
  • What is your HS GPA?
  • Overall vs In Major in college
  • What is Deans List in college?

13
Entrance Criterias
  • SATs
  • Math
  • Critical Reading
  • Writing Skills

14
ACTs
  • Sat vs. ACT?
  • Avg Scores

15
  • What else do colleges look for?
  • School Activity
  • Strength of schedule vs. grades
  • Community involvement

16
Senioritis Think you can coast second
semester???
17
Programs to Think About
  • Military Academies
  • Army
  • Navy
  • Coast Guard
  • Air Force
  • Merchant Marine
  • ROTC

18
Fine Arts and Graphic Arts
  • Programs
  • Animation
  • Computer Art/Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Film/Video
  • Game Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Media Arts
  • Photography
  • Visual Communications
  • Web Design
  • Dance
  • Theater
  • Music
  • Fine Arts Education
  • Culinary
  • Degrees
  • Certificate
  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Master's

19
  • Top States for Art School
  • California
  • New York
  • Texas
  • Florida
  • Pennsylvania
  • Illinois
  • Massachusetts
  • Georgia
  • Top Cities for Art School
  • New York City
  • Los Angeles
  • Chicago
  • Atlanta
  • Boston
  • Houston
  • Miami
  • Philadelphia

20
How to Get Into an Art School
  • Build portfolio of artwork
  • Prepare audition
  • Interview/Audition
  • Good Writer and Good Artist

21
Graduate Degrees
  • Masters Degree
  • Doctorate

22
  • Graduate Examinations
  • GMAT
  • MCAT
  • LSAT

23
Medical School
  • Years
  • License
  • Residency

24
Law School
  • US vs. other Countries
  • Types of Law
  • Avg. years
  • J.D., LL.M., J.S.D or S.J.D
  • Top Tier Schools
  • Bar exam

25
Certification Tests
  • USMLE
  • NCLEX-PN
  • NCETM
  • EPPP
  • CPA
  • NPTE

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