ERIC Number: ED231410
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Planning Your Education: A Guide to Getting the Most Out of High School.
Burdines Dept. Stores, Miami, FL.
Prepared by the high schools, colleges, and universities of Southeast Florida, this booklet offers information and practical advice to high school students on selecting courses and programs that will promote later success in college and on the job. Part 1 presents suggestions for planning a high school career, focusing on the academic skills needed for college and for a job, attitudes and actions that will open future opportunities, and good study and work habits. This section also includes a note to parents recommending ways in which they can help their children become successful. Part 2 suggests a foundation curriculum for students who plan to attend college or enter directly into a career or job, specifying courses in English language arts, mathematics, science and social sciences, foreign language, and computer literacy. In addition, this section urges students to make the most of their senior year and identifies courses that should be taken by those anticipating specific majors or careers. Finally, part 3 presents the particular recommendations of 12 southeast Florida colleges and universities with respect to their admissions requirements for test scores and courses. (HB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Burdines Dept. Stores, Miami, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida