There is an American Proverb that says, “Today Is The First Day Of The
Rest Of Your Life.”
Your future starts today so every move you make, every decision you make,
matters. Put some time and thought into each.
- University: Offers a 4-year Bachelors degree
in a certain field of study.
- Community College: A local college usually
offering a two-year Associate degree.
- Technical College: A two-year training
program in a variety of subject areas.
- Vocational School: Providing vocational education, in a school where students are
taught the skills needed to perform a particular job.
- On-line College or University: Two year or four year program with classes on the internet.
- AmeriCorps: A year of national service that
will help you pay for your education when you complete it.
- Job Corps: A free Department of Labor program offering young adults age 16-24 the chance to get training and job skills.
- High School Equivalency are tests which (when passed) certify that the taker has high
school-level academic skills.
- Apprenticeship: An Employer’s formal training program that combines on-the-job
learning with instruction for a specific trade or vocation.
- Internship: Hands on, real work experience for a good company.
Pursuing education is a commitment so be prepared to:
- Make time daily to study
- Use the school’s library for books
- Explore tutoring opportunities and
- Prepare to meet with your
instructors on a regular basis
- Commit to school work first – then
play and remember some times
will be busier than others
- Organize major assignments and
do work in advance so you don’t