“The Journey is the Destination” Research Project

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Presentation Requirements

  • Research and plan out your future career path.
  • Present your findings and research to the class.
  • Create a Google Slides/Prezi slideshow as a visual aide.
  • Include your sources/works cited (people interviewed, websites).

Research Content Criteria

  • High School
    • Which classes to focus on for future career path
    • LD opportunities
    • Extracurricular activities/jobs recommended
  • College/Trade School
    • Entrance exams: PSAT/SAT/ACT?
    • Admission requirements, dates, grades, test scores, etc.
    • Basic information about school (similar to college pennant)
      • Name
      • Location
      • Cost per year
      • Type: Private, Public, Community College, For-Profit
      • Acceptance rate
    • Major or area of focus (example: Biology)
  • Financial Aid Opportunities – $$$
    • Minimum of 3 specific sources for financial aid
    • Possibilities: Grants (needs-based), scholarships, loans, work-study, job, out-of-pocket, etc.
  • Post-College/Trade School
    • Masters, Doctorate, Certification or other Degree, residency, training, etc.
  • Job Information
    • Average yearly salary/Hourly pay
    • Living situation

Career Presentation Research Project:

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