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Fishman-Weaver, Kathryn – Prufrock Press Inc., 2018
"Wholehearted Teaching of Gifted Young Women" explores the important role school communities play in supporting the social and emotional needs of high-achieving young women. Using a youth participatory action research model, this project follows 20 student researchers from high school through college. This longitudinal study leads to…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Females, Social Development, Emotional Development
PACER Center, 2006
A high school diploma opens the door to many exciting new options. These might include a first full-time job, or part-time or full-time attendance at a technical school, community college, or university. Students might want to obtain a certificate, an associate degree, or a diploma. With so many choices, it can be a challenge to decide which path…
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Education Work Relationship, High School Students, Graduation
American Association of State Colleges and Universities, 2005
This analysis of secondary-postsecondary alignment issues suggests some clear directions that campus, system, and state policy leaders must take to improve the success of students in the educational pipeline. These efforts will be more successful if they take place as part of broader K-16 initiatives--efforts that include early outreach to high…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Academic Standards, College Bound Students
Indiana Coll. Placement and Assessment Center, Bloomington. – 1992
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…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Choice, College Preparation, High School Students
Reppert, Marjorie L. – 1992
This visual art and design career guide is designed to help high school students think about their futures in art and to make choices. The first section introduces visual art and design. It presents advice on broadening one's art experiences and high school burnout. The second section discusses building one's portfolio. It includes portfolio…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Art Education, Career Choice, Career Counseling
Bridgeport Public Education Fund, CT. – 1990
This guide was written to help high school students to plan for their lives after high school, regardless of whether their interests are directed toward the work place, vocational education, or institutions of higher education. The goal of the guide is to enable students to create and organize a plan tailored to their own needs and objectives.…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Planning, College Admission, College Bound Students
Cain, Ann G.; And Others – 1988
This booklet encourages potential high school dropouts to stay in school. It opens by claiming that the choice to drop out of school is the student's but lists negative potential outcomes of that choice. The next several sections discuss reasons why parents; the school; the community; businesses; federal, state, and local governments; and the…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, High School Students, High Schools, Potential Dropouts
Indiana Coll. Placement and Assessment Center, Bloomington. – 1990
This booklet is a guide to help high school students in Indiana think about their goals and make plans for their future. It suggests practical ways for students to assess their interests and talents, and provides tools and exercises to help students gather information, organize, and make decisions for their future. Chapter 1, "Learning and Work:…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Guidance, Career Planning, College Choice
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Schuh, John; Kuh, George – Journal of College Admission, 1991
Recommends that counselors advise students to look at seven often underemphasized, but important, aspects of college life that should be considered when examining student recruitment publications and visiting colleges and universities. Offers advice to high school students about how to evaluate the quality of these aspects of the learning…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Choice, High School Students, High Schools
Military Entrance Processing Command (DOD), North Chicago, IL. – 1988
This workbook is designed to assist young people in using their Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) scores for career exploration purposes. Designed to be interactive, the workbook motivates the students to become involved in interpreting their ASVAB scores and completing exercises and charts that help them determine their values,…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Career Information Systems
Gibson, James; And Others – 1989
This guide was prepared to inform students in Tacoma (Washington) public schools about the college admissions process. It notes that colleges have different selection criteria and discusses differences between community colleges and four-year colleges and between selection criteria in small, private colleges and large, public universities. A…
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, College Admission, College Applicants, College Bound Students
Tacoma School District 10, WA. – 1989
This planning guide was written to assist Tacoma (Washington) public school students, working with parents and staff, in developing their career and educational goals. It was designed to be used by high school students in assessing their interests, attitudes, motivation, and awareness to implement a high school educational plan and post-high…
Descriptors: Career Planning, College Bound Students, High School Students, High Schools
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch. – 1993
This guide was written primarily for students in Grade 9 who are planning their high school programs but it also contains information that may be useful to students already in high school. The guide begins with a "Building Your Future" section which serves as an introduction to high school and the planning process that goes along with…
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Career Counseling, Course Selection (Students), Elective Courses
Texas State Dept. of Health, Austin. Office of Smoking and Health. – 1990
Most smokers begin smoking as teenagers. The younger teenagers are when they start smoking, the more likely it is they will become heavy smokers, and the less likely that they will ever quit. This resource guide points out the problems of teenage smoking and provides action plans to combat using tobacco. Background information is presented about…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Advocacy, Health Activities, Health Education