Presentation on theme: "The best way to predict the future is to create it. What would YOU do if you knew you could not fail? OHS High School and Beyond..."— Presentation transcript:
The best way to predict the future is to create it. What would YOU do if you knew you could not fail? OHS High School and Beyond...
The journey is almost done… Who Am I? Skills, Interests, Values, Learning Style & Lifestyle Preference What, then, can I become? Career options based on “Who Am I?”…. How do I become that? Education/Training needed for your career(s) of interest.
Got PIN #? Go to www.pin.ed.gov to request your PIN # ASAP!!!www.pin.ed.gov $ cholarships Go to www.TheWashBoard.org to create your profile ASAP!!! Are you checking your monthly senior notes? Have you tried searching on Career Cruising? Try the College Board’s Scholarship Search option on Big Future….Big Future
Parent FAF$A Workshop Tue., Jan. 13 th 6:00-7:30pm Hall 1 Lab www.studentfinancedomain.comwww.studentfinancedomain.com = how to create your first “I’m on my own!” budget…. How much do you have in a savings or other bank account that is available to use? Do you have any savings bonds that you can cash? How much money do you anticipate saving from high school graduation gifts or other sources this year? How much money after taxes do you anticipate saving from a summer job? How much money will your parents contribute to fund your living expenses after you leave home? How much will you earn from work-study or another part-time job? Are you going to stay covered under your parents' car and health/dental insurance plans, or will you have to get your own insurance(s)?
Senior Year Stressors and Strategies What’s YOUR current stress level? (fist-to-five) Read the Stressors side of your handout and circle the one(s) that have impacted/are impacting you the most this year. Share with your neighbor (30 sec. each) which stressor(s) have impacted/are impacting you the most. Class discussion (3-5 min.) Read the Strategies side of your handout and circle the one(s) that you have used/are using the most this year. Share with your neighbor (30 sec. each) which strategy(-ies) you’ve used/are using to help. Class discussion (5-8 min.)
Journal Entry – Reflection #2 Write 4-5 sentences MINIMUM that generally outlines what major points you want to hit when sharing your thoughts about the “What, then, can I become?” question during your Exit Interview…. Be able to at least talk about the following parts of your High School & Beyond Plan: Your SAVED CAREERS Did they come from your Career Selector or Matchmaker/My Skills results? If not, how did you discover your interest in them? How have your HOBBIES, EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES and CAREER PLANNING ACTIVITIES helped you explore and/or prepare for future career paths of interest?
High School & Beyond Plan TODAY’S TASKS: Finish any “Who Am I?” tasks still not done (everything on View Details list EXCEPT Post-Secondary Plan and 3 rd Journal entry) Complete “What, then, can I become?” Journal Entry 2 (4-5 sentences MINIMUM). Update Education Plan for senior year with classes taking now and plan for 2 nd semester Investigate at least one other website that applies to your post-high school plan, work on college apps., request a FAFSA PIN #, research scholarships, work on your resume &/OR prep for Exit Interview….
Login = ohs-last namefirst initialmiddle initial (no spaces) EX: ohs-reykdalke Password = your student/login number ( add a 0 at the beginning if only 6 #’s )
The outlook for all careers in Washington State: search “careers in demand Washington”, click on link to “fortress.com” website, then Employment Resources Washington’s Community College System: www.checkoutacollege.com WA State work-study programs: http://www.wsac.wa.gov/ProgramAdministration/FinancialAid/WorkStudy/ Gap Year programs: www.Usagapyearfairs.org How to create your first budget for living away from home: http://studentfinancedomain.com How to decide which branch of the military is right for you: http://usmilitary.about.com/od/joiningthemilitary/a/choosing.htm