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After Highschool

March 22, 2017

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Increase your choices for the "next step" by doing your best in all academic areas:

Check your grades often and communicate with your teachers about any missing work or assignments or tests to re-do.

Take this quiz to determine which study habits you can improve. .......You can always practice for your permit to drive.........

In addition to the materials provided on teacher websites, search for online tutorials,  apps or a webquest that may help you study more effectively. Make flashcards yourself or use a virtual study tool don't expect to be "spoon fed" information. 

Study for the ACT and it is never too early to start searching for scholarships or narrowing down that career choice. Even junior high students explore career options like these on Nebraska Career Connections.

Voc Rehab is a possible source of training and employment for students with an IEP or that may need more assistance. Resume assistance and job postings can be found on Nebraska Works.

Transition activities like interest inventories and taking the ASVAB are encouraged ways to check out various career options and find that just right fit.

Taking the Accuplacer at a close community college is required for dual credit classes, but taking a college class junior or senior summer for half price is a great way to see if college is for you.

If you are determined to be four year college bound, make sure you've:

Applied and sent your FAFSA in October to more than one university

Checked on scholarships  especially those specifically for the universities you applied.

Taken the ACT two times before Christmas of senior year.