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Ready : Preparing for My Education

Grad : Career Planning

Ideally, a career should match a person's interests, abilities, and values. The following career-planning resources can be useful in identifying possible career pathways. 

Grad : Resources

There are many great online resources to help you to think about your future. Whether you need help setting goals or want to explore your college and career options, the suggestions below will help guide you through that process:

Ready : What You Need to Know

You may think it’s early to start planning for college, but your time in high school will go by very quickly. That’s why getting a general idea of what to you need to do to prepare for college will save you time and stress later on.

Grad : Military Information

Military Information

The military can offer a diverse and challenging set of experiences and skill development. Along with travel opportunities, it also helps pay for part of your education. 

To join the military, you need to be physically fit and have good grades. Skill in math, engineering, science, and foreign languages can help you advance.

Set : Managing Your Money

Common college costs include tuition, mandatory fees, room and board (food), books, transportation, and supplies. Meeting these financial obligations is a critical component to educational success. 

Set : Paying for College

Ready : Timeline

Explore best practices and grade-level recommendations for students and families pursuing higher education.

 

Set : Find the Right School

Colleges and Universities

Two-Year Colleges

Two-year colleges, often referred to as community or technical colleges, offer associate degrees and certificate programs. Washington community and technical colleges offer a wide variety of programs and coursework. Several two-year pathways offer easy transfer opportunities to four-year colleges and universities.

Ready : Overview

Welcome to high school! There’s a lot to learn, and it’s never too early to start planning your next steps after graduation.