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Why go to college?
Whether you are uncertain about going to college or you just need some reassurance you're on the right track, here are a few reasons to go to college (Provided by ACT):

  • Every bit of education you get after high school increases the chances you'll earn good pay. Most college graduates earn a lot more money during their working years than people who stop their education at high school.
  • The more education you get the more likely it is you will always have a job. According to one estimate, by the year 2028 there will be 19 million more jobs for educated workers than there are qualified people to fill them.
  • Continuing education after high school is much more important for your generation than it was for your parents' generation. Today most good jobs require more than a high school diploma. Businesses want to hire people who know how to think and solve problems.
  • Education beyond high school gives you a lot of other benefits, including meeting new people, taking part in new opportunities to explore your interests and experiencing success.

Below are a few more helpful resources to prepare yourself:
Students:
Are You Ready for College Life
Survival Tips for Your First Week of College
Budgets
Test Tips
Ten Scam Warnings
Ten Steps to Success
Ten Application Mistakes
College Planning Form

 

Parents:
Guidelines for Student Athletic Eligibility
10 Things You Can Do Now to Help Your Child Prepare for Higher Education
Recommended College Bound Curriculum
10 Scam Warning Signs
Timeline For Success



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