ERIC Number: ED352584
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
ICPAC Postsecondary Planner.
Indiana Coll. Placement and Assessment Center, Bloomington.
This guide is designed to help high school students understand many aspects of planning for life after high school. The introduction notes that the workplace of the future will reserve the best jobs for those with the best skills and describes which skills are important. These topics are discussed: (1) benefits of education; (2) improving career options; (3) how to choose the right school for oneself; (4) a sample letter asking for information; (5) the Indiana Academy, an academically challenging two-year public high school; (6) an academic honors diploma; (7) admission recommendations for four-year colleges and universities; (8) admission recommendations for two-year schools; (9) a sample letter for information from two-year schools; (10) standardized admission tests; (11) how to earn college credit early; (12) independent study and correspondence courses; (13) academic support services; (14) special services for differently-abled students; (15) financial aid; (16) housing; (17) athletics; (18) academic eligibility for intercollegiate athletics; (19) extra-curricular and social activities; (20) a map of Indiana with locations of schools noted; and (21) a glossary of postsecondary terms. (ABL)
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Choice, College Preparation, High School Students, High Schools, Higher Education, Noncollege Bound Students, Postsecondary Education, Student Educational Objectives
Indiana College Placement and Assessment Center, 2805 East Tenth St., Bloomington, IN 47405 ($1).
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana Coll. Placement and Assessment Center, Bloomington.