Planning Your Future

Video Series 1

Part 1 of 3

You have arrived at this point in your life from different paths. Some of you are traditional high school students, while others of you have achieved or are working towards a GED. Still others of you have been in the workforce since high school and are considering what your next step might be.

You are at a crossroads. Should you go to college? Is your best option a four-year university or a two-year technical college?

*** Play the video and then take the knowledge review. ***

Part 1: Knowledge Review

Planning Your Future Review 1

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Approximately how much student debt is in America today?

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Only scholarships and grants do NOT need to be repaid.

Part 2 of 3

Wise decisions require careful research. Your research should focus on three areas: 

  1. Knowing Yourself
  2. Knowing what opportunities there are in the area of your interest
  3. Researching the school where you wish to attend
Part 2: Knowledge Review

Planning Your Future Review 2

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What are strategies to explore careers before making final decisions about college? Check all that apply.

Part 3 of 3

One of the challenges of planning to attend a university or technical college is that you have to project long into the future. 

A basic question that many students overlook is this: How much money do you think you will need to make for the lifestyle you want?

Part 3: Knowledge Review

Planning Your Future Review 3

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All colleges and universities are required to maintain established standards of education.