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EmPowerment 21 Intro/Game Film?– 17 min throughout workshop!!! Game Film #1 Testing Optional - http://www.education.com/reference/article/college-admissions-standardized-tests/ - 4 minhttp://www.education.com/reference/article/college-admissions-standardized-tests/ Netbook Computer!!! – 3 min Game Film #2 Scholarship Search from the audience (Grade, Degree, Sex, School, Profession, Degree, etc.) – 7 min Game Film #3 Picking a Major – 14 min (David Garcia) Timeline (Step by Step Guidance) - http://www.OfftoCollege.com/ - 5 minhttp://www.OfftoCollege.com/ Game Film #4 Picking a College: http://www.collegeanswer.com/index.jsp – 9 minhttp://www.collegeanswer.com/index.jsp Residential Community Colleges – 4 min Game Film #5 How do you compare - www.Collegedata.com - 6 minwww.Collegedata.com www.Number2.com – Why are you NOT practicing? – 3 min www.Number2.com Game Film #6 FAFSA& Student Aid Gumbo follow-up - 15 min Questions & Answers – 3 min EP21 What if I want to sit out a year before I go to college?
Game Film Vanderbilt Video Clip (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKARNadxshU) !!! (2:00)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKARNadxshU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P40rah6_6jQ&feature=channel (3:40) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P40rah6_6jQ&feature=channel http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLBeBuwEz_Q (1:19 – 3:17) (1:58) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLBeBuwEz_Q Shreiner College Video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-a8ZoKiNRy0) (2:55)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-a8ZoKiNRy0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kjCJTUFqbA&feature=BFa&list=PLCE72EB283 B4A0358&lf=PlayList (3:02) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kjCJTUFqbA&feature=BFa&list=PLCE72EB283 B4A0358&lf=PlayList http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dlPrCLDNVQ (2:06) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dlPrCLDNVQ
Financial Aid Gumbo https://studentaid2.ed.gov/getmoney/pay_for_college/award.html http://www.finaid.org/fafsa/awardletters.phtml http://www.finaid.org/fafsa/negotiation.phtml http://www.financialaidletter.com/decoder.html http://resources.courseadvisor.com/financial-aid/award-letter http://go.salliemae.com/content/site/tuitionpay/tuitionpay.htm?dtd_cell=TA_TP1& TA_PROMO=TA_TP1 http://go.salliemae.com/content/site/tuitionpay/tuitionpay.htm?dtd_cell=TA_TP1& TA_PROMO=TA_TP1 ROOM & BOARD IS NOW TAXABLE….BE PREPARED!!!
David A. Garcia, M.A. Career Counselor – Freshman and Undecided Students 210-458-4589 / firstname.lastname@example.org College Majors & Career Exploration 101
INTERESTING FACTS Only 1 in 3 college seniors eventually major in the same field they chose as freshman About less than 10% of new college students feel they know a great deal about their chosen major College graduates change their career 3-5 times and change jobs 12-15 times Thriving in College & Beyond, by Joseph B. Cuseo, Viki Sox Fecas & Aaron Thompson
IMPORTANT TIPS Start College Major and Career Planning NOW Use Campus resources Visit Campus Career Center
COLLEGE MAJOR & CAREER CHOICE Reaching an effective decision about careers involves four steps: 1. SELF-ASSESSMENT (Freshman Year) 2. RESEARCHING OPTIONS (Freshman / Sophomore Year) 3. EXAMINING FIT (Sophomore / Junior Year) (internships, informational interviewing, volunteering) 4. MAKING A CHOICE / PREPARING (Junior / Senior)
1. SELF-ASSESSMENT Measure Interests, Skills, and Abilities Often available at College Career Center Free tool - O*NET Interest Profiler: http://www.mynextmove.org/explore/i p
2: RESEARCH OPTIONS Research majors & careers that are compatible with your interests, abilities, & values What Can I Do With My Major: http://www.utsa.edu/careercenter O*NET: http://online.onetcenter.orghttp://online.onetcenter.org Americas Career Information Network www.acinet.org www.acinet.org
David A. Garcia, M.A. Career Counselor – Freshman and Undecided Students 210-458-4589 / email@example.com Questions?