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1 EmPowerment 21 Intro/Game Film?– 17 min throughout workshop!!! Game Film #1 Testing Optional 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) minhttp://www.OfftoCollege.com/ Game Film #4 Picking a College: – 9 minhttp://www.collegeanswer.com/index.jsp Residential Community Colleges – 4 min Game Film #5 How do you compare minwww.Collegedata.com – Why are you NOT practicing? – 3 min 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?

2 Game Film Vanderbilt Video Clip (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKARNadxshU) !!! (2:00)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKARNadxshU (3:40) (1:19 – 3:17) (1:58) Shreiner College Video (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-a8ZoKiNRy0) (2:55)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-a8ZoKiNRy0 B4A0358&lf=PlayList (3:02) B4A0358&lf=PlayList (2:06)

3 Financial Aid Gumbo https://studentaid2.ed.gov/getmoney/pay_for_college/award.html TA_PROMO=TA_TP1 TA_PROMO=TA_TP1 ROOM & BOARD IS NOW TAXABLE….BE PREPARED!!!

4 Sample Scholarship Search Query Scholarship Search examples 7th grade scholarships th grade scholarship Scholarship.com culinary biology Smithsonian Internship, etc. USDA

5 David A. Garcia, M.A. Career Counselor – Freshman and Undecided Students / College Majors & Career Exploration 101

6 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 times Thriving in College & Beyond, by Joseph B. Cuseo, Viki Sox Fecas & Aaron Thompson

7 IMPORTANT TIPS Start College Major and Career Planning NOW Use Campus resources Visit Campus Career Center

8 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)

9 1. SELF-ASSESSMENT Measure Interests, Skills, and Abilities Often available at College Career Center Free tool - O*NET Interest Profiler: p

10 2: RESEARCH OPTIONS Research majors & careers that are compatible with your interests, abilities, & values What Can I Do With My Major: O*NET: Americas Career Information Network

11 David A. Garcia, M.A. Career Counselor – Freshman and Undecided Students / Questions?


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