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At each grade level, students are encouraged to meet their Career Advisor to begin and continue the process of educational and career planning. The following is a set of guidelines for students and parents to consider during high school to begin to explore options for the years ahead. The Career Advisors are available to meet with students individually as well as in classrooms, student/parent meetings, and small groups throughout the school year.
11th GRADE CAREER PLANNING
1) Continue use of MCIS and iSeek.org computer-based career programs to assist in career decision-making process.
2) College-bound juniors should take the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT) in October to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Program.
3) Attend with parents a College Fair to visit with representatives from post-secondary institutions and collect information for further decision-making.
4) Meet with college representatives who visit the high school. Also, visit the campuses of post-secondary institutions for a firsthand look at programs and facilities.
5) During the Spring, juniors will take the ACT. See the "Entrance Exams" tab for more information about this test.
6) Interested students are invited to visit with their Armed Services Recruiter about military options and the opportunity to take the Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) 11th or 12th grade.
7) Set up your own or request job shadowing experiences through the Career Center. See the "Job Shadows" tab for information on how to set this up.