Presentation on theme: "College Planning What Do I Want To Be?. What Is UCanGo2? A college access program for high school and middle school students and parents Provides."— Presentation transcript:
College Planning What Do I Want To Be?
What Is UCanGo2? A college access program for high school and middle school students and parents Provides information on how to plan, prepare and pay for college Helps families create a college-going culture in the home An initiative of the Oklahoma College Assistance Program and the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Visit UCanGo2.org for college planning resources
High School Student Workbook Why Go To College? W What Do I Want to Be? How Do I Get There? Where Do I Go? How Do I Pay for It?
Job vs. Career Job Job – A regular activity performed in exchange for payment that may be a short-term position. Career Career – A long-term profession that typically requires specialized training.
Investigate Your Interests The Career Interest Survey provides results that show your best career categories and career options.
Develop a Career Plan Your career plan should include: A specific goal The training required A list of skills needed Work and activities to help you gain experience A plan of action for accomplishing your goal
Most Popular Jobs in Oklahoma Ten Fastest Growing Occupations in Oklahoma Requiring a Bachelor's Degree Occupation Average Hourly Salary Average Annual Salary Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners$18.64$38,800 Market Research Analysts & Marketing Specialists$23.51$48,900 Interpreters and Translators$10.40$21,600 Health Educators$21.54$44,800 Training and Development Specialists$26.33$54,800 Mental Health & Substance Abuse Social Workers$14.87$30,900 Education Administrators, Preschool & Childcare$15.96$33,200 Financial Examiners$32.33$67,200 Coaches and Scouts$11.10$23,100 Geoscientists, except Hydrologists and Geographers$74.70$155,400
Most Popular Jobs in Oklahoma Ten Fastest Growing Occupations in Oklahoma Requiring Postsecondary Training or an Associate Degree Occupation Average Hourly Salary Average Annual Salary Veterinary Technologists and Technicians$11.77$24,500 Diagnostic Medical Sonographers$29.31$61,000 Respiratory Therapists$23.20$48,300 Physical Therapist Assistants$23.93$49,800 Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians$17.69$36,800 Occupational Therapy Assistants$23.59$49,100 Medical Equipment Repairers$16.17$33,600 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education$11.15$23,200 Geological and Petroleum Technicians$28.28$58,800 Nuclear Medicine Technologists$32.73$68,100
UCanGo2 Resources Scholarship Success Guide FAFSA Facts College Fair Worksheet College Terms Glossary What Do I Want To Be? Worksheet Campus Visit Checklist Finish the FAFSA in Five Steps Brochure College Planning Checklists Transition to College Brochure Tracking My Classes and Achievements Worksheet
Contact Us Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Oklahoma College Assistance Program Outreach Department (toll free)