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Author Morgan, Genevieve, author.

Title Undecided : navigating life and learning after high school / Genevieve Morgan.

Publication Info. San Francisco, CA : Zest Books, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 Bristol, Main Library - Young Adult Materials in Adult Department  YA378.198 M821    Check Shelf
 Simsbury Public Library - Teen  TEEN 378.198 MORGAN    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Teen  YA-378.19 MO    Check Shelf
Description 247 pages ; 19 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part one: You are here. What makes you tick ; What do you love to do? ; Making a plan ; Money matters -- Part two: Higher education. What you need to know ; Four-year colleges and universities ; Two-year colleges ; Trade schools and for-profit schools ; Distance learning and studying abroad -- Part three: Service. What you need to know ; Military service ; Civil service ; Foreign service -- Part four: Work. What you need to know ; Internships and apprenticeships ; Starting a business ; Getting a job ; Working a job -- Part five: Get busy living. What you need to know ; Traveling ; Language immersion ; Gap years ; Community development -- Part six: Final thoughts.
Summary Deciding what to do after high school is one of the biggest decisions you'll ever make. This book will help you come to grips with this often-overwhelming time of transition. It begins by helping students think seriously about who they are and what they want and then moves on to dissect the various options that are available after high school, such as enrolling in a training program, attending a community college, taking a gap year, enlisting in the military, or pursuing a traditional four-year degree, and more. It also takes an in-depth look at what you can expect to earn, the kind of lifestyle you may lead, and the possible pitfalls of all of these scenarios. Full of checklists, anecdotes, brainstorming activities, and journal exercises.--From publisher description.
Subject Student aspirations -- Young adult literature.
Student aspirations -- United States -- Young adult literature.
Vocational guidance -- United States -- Young adult literature.
College student orientation -- United States -- Young adult literature.
Career development -- United States -- Young adult literature.
Career education -- United States -- Young adult literature.
High school graduates -- Life skills guides -- Young adult literature.
Added Title Navigating life and learning after high school
ISBN 9781480652033 (PawPrints)
9781936976324 (paperback)
1936976323 (paperback)
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