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ROADMAP TO THE FUTURE POST HIGH SCHOOL PLANS • FOUR YEAR COLLEGE • TWO- YEAR COLLEGE FOUR YEAR COLLEGE • TWO- YEAR COLLEGE CERTIFICATION • MILITARY • VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS • APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS • WORK FOUR YEAR COLLEGE • Applications are due between November 1 and March 1. • Colleges require transcripts, GPA, SAT scores, teacher recommendations. • Most colleges require a minimum of a 3.0 GPA and 1400 on SAT’s. – Students earn a Bachelors of Art or Science at a four year school. HOW TO APPLY TO FOUR YEAR SCHOOL • Complete Application online for the school you wish to apply. • Request a transcript from your counselor. • Request a teacher recommendation. • See your counselor for additional details. Two- Year School Transfer options • Howard Community College or CCBC (Community College of Baltimore County) • Earn AA degree and then transfer to Four year college as a junior. –Students go for two years at HCC and then finish junior and senior year at four year school. Two- Year School Certification Programs • HCC or CCBC offer associate degrees, certificates, letters of recognition and professional certificates in dozens of fields of study. • Examples: – EMT, Pharmacy Technician, Massage Therapy, Hospitality and Culinary Management, Nursing, Vet Tech, Dental Hygienist, Paralegal, Television and Radio, Respiratory Therapist. MILITARY • Armed Forces • Coast Guard • Marines • Air Force • Navy • http://www.military.com/ STEPS TO JOINING THE MILITARY • MEET WITH THE RECRUITERS AT SCHOOL OR THE MILITARY OFFICES • TAKE THE ASVAB TEST VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS Schools that provide hands on training for the career field you wish to pursue. • Associated Builders and Contractors • Baltimore International College-- Culinary School • Baltimore Studio of Hair Design • Broadcasting Institute of Maryland • Sheffield Institute of Recording Arts • Lincoln Technical School • Von Lee • Fila Academy HOW TO APPLY TO VOCATIONAL SCHOOLS • Visit the schools website and check the admissions page. • Take a tour of the school. • Complete financial aid information. APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS • Baltimore Carpentry Apprenticeship • Iron Workers • Plumbers and Steamfitters • Electricians Joint Apprenticeship • Associated Builders and Contractors • http://www.dllr.state.md.us/labor/appr.html • http://www.ccbcmd.edu/ceed/apprenticeship_faq.html WHAT IS AN APPRENTICESHIP • Apprenticeship is a combination of on-the-job training (OJT) and related classroom instruction under the supervision of a journey-level craft person or trade professional in which workers learn the practical and theoretical aspects of a highly skilled occupation. • After completing an apprenticeship program, the worker's journey-level status provides an additional benefit of nationwide mobility at journey level scale. • Will being an Apprentice help me earn more money? Yes. Apprentices are guaranteed periodic pay increases throughout their Apprenticeships, provided they successfully complete program requirements. Studies have proven that Journeyworkers that have graduated from Apprenticeship Programs typically earn significantly more money than do workers who have not participated in an Apprenticeship & Training Program. FINDING A JOB • https://mwe.dllr.state.md.us/Shared/CareerResourceList.asp? SessionUID=a&GroupType=JobSeeker • https://mwe.dllr.state.md.us/default.asp?SessionUID=a WORLD OF WORK
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