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An Intro to Schools and Careers

Start learning about the types of schools you can attend, whether you're gearing up for high school or college, how to get started on the career of your dreams, and what to remember as you start touring prospective campuses. From what questions to ask during a college campus tour to the best way to write a resume, "Intro to Schools and Careers" has you covered.

  • Types of Colleges
    There are many types of colleges, including public and private, two-year and four-year, local and regional, community, junior, career, and more. Which one is right for you and your educational needs? It may take some exploring to understand at which you'll want to pursue your degree, but getting all the facts before you apply and enroll is imperative. Explore a variety of college possibilities.
  • Career Preparation
    Learn about various professions and how college can help with career preparation. From taking advantage of the campus career center to exploring internships and other programs like mock interviews and on-campus recruiting, career preparation should be a part of your curriculum.
  • Internships
    College internships can teach so much more about career advancement than a textbook can. Being an intern will give you professional experience, allow you to network with people in your future industry, and help you gain insight into a career field. Internships are really what you make of them, however, and that's why it's important to learn how to find and choose a good one, make the most out of your time there, and even turn the intern experience into a future career opportunity.
  • Campus Tours
    Choosing a college is a big decision, and campus tours will help you find the school that is right for you. Learn about questions to ask on a campus tour, how to make the most of your college visit, what to explore while on campus, and what some colleges are doing to make their campus tours a great experience for potential students.
  • Types of Schools
    Choosing a school to begin with is tough enough, but with all the choices out there how can you find the one that is most suitable to what you need? Should you attend a Christian college? A four-year university? A two-year community college? And in what state do you want to attend? The possibilities may seem endless but there's certainly a school out there just for you. In order to make the most informed decision, check out all the different types of schools that exist out there and get going on the application process!