Grade 13 - Electives
Core: College and Career Preparation II (Credit: 0.50)High school students have many questions about the college application process, what it takes to be a successful college student, and how to begin thinking about their careers.
College and Career Preparation II builds on the lessons and skills in College and Career Preparation I. The course provides a step-by-step guide to choosing a college. It walks students through the process of filling out an application, including opportunities to practice, and takes an in-depth look at the various college-admission tests and assessments, as well financial aid options.
College and Career Preparation II also instructs students in interviewing techniques and provides career guidance. Students explore valuable opportunities such as job shadowing and internships when preparing for a career.
Students who complete this course obtain a deeper understanding of college and career readiness through informative, interactive critical thinking and analysis activities while sharpening their time management, organization, and learning skills that they learned in College and Career Preparation I.
College and Career Preparation II prepares students with the knowledge and skills to be successful in college and beyond.
The course is based on the American School Counselors Association National Standards for school counseling programs.