Presentation on theme: "CAREERLINE TECH CENTER COLLEGE DAY 2013. COLLEGE DAY Who is it for? All Tech Center Students When is it? October 29, 2013 during your AM or PM CTC class."— Presentation transcript:
COLLEGE DAY Who is it for? All Tech Center Students When is it? October 29, 2013 during your AM or PM CTC class time. Where is it? Here at CTC What colleges/Tech Schools/others will be here? State, private and community colleges, as well as representatives from the military. There will also be information about Apprenticeships, Work based learning, and Financial aid.
PLANNING FOR AFTER HIGH SCHOOL PERSONALIZE YOUR PLAN
After High School The rest of your life Good planning and diligent work Some planning and some work No planning and little work What you do here makes a difference for the rest of your life ! How do you hit your target for your life career plan?
TYPES OF POST HIGH SCHOOL OPTIONS Public UniversityPrivate College Community College Technical/Trade School ApprenticeshipMilitary
POST HIGH SCHOOL OPTIONS AVAILABLE AT COLLEGE DAY Public Universities
WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE A PUBLIC UNIVERSITY? CostLarge diverse population of studentsMore choices for majorsGraduate programsResources
POST HIGH SCHOOL OPTIONS AVAILABLE AT COLLEGE DAY Private Colleges
WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE A PRIVATE COLLEGE? Small class sizesPersonal contact with professorsSmall campusClasses taught by professorsEmphasis on teaching over research
WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE A TECHNICAL COLLEGE? Duration of programFew or no general education coursesIn demand career trainingHands on training focusSmall class sizes
POST HIGH SCHOOL OPTIONS AVAILABLE AT COLLEGE DAY Community Colleges Washtenaw Community College
WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE A COMMUNITY COLLEGE? Lower costFreedom to explore majorsComplete basic requirementsOpportunity to boost GPASmall class sizesEase of transition from high schoolFlexible ScheduleObtain a 2 year Associate Degree or Vocational Certificate
POST HIGH SCHOOL OPTIONS AVAILABLE AT COLLEGE DAY Apprenticeship Information
WHY SHOULD I CHOOSE AN APPRENTICESHIP? On the job trainingEarn moneyEarn recognized certificationClassroom instruction is relative to the careerLow cost (If any)
POST HIGH SCHOOL OPTIONS AVAILABLE AT COLLEGE DAY Military Branches
WHY SHOULD I ENLIST IN THE MILITARY? Serve countryLifetime healthcareMoney for collegeTravelJob training
ALL CTC STUDENTS WILL PREPARE FOR COLLEGE DAY You will have time in class to look at web information about the different state colleges, community colleges and other options for College Day.
AFTER YOU LOOK AT THE INFORMATION YOU WILL CHOOSE THREE SESSIONS TO ATTEND You will have a guide sheet to fill out so you will know where to go on Oct. 29 for each presentation.
YOUR GUIDE SHEET WILL BE COLLECTED AND GIVEN TO YOU TO USE ON OCT. 29 Summary: College day: Oct. 29, 2013 Pre – college day activities: Students will look at web sites in class Students will choose three sessions to attend on Oct. 29