Choices for the High School Graduate

By Bryna J. Fireside
(Ferguson Publishing Company, Paperback, 9780816055951, 256pp.)

Publication Date: April 2005

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College is a worthwhile endeavor, but not every high school graduate is ready for or interested in pursuing four years of higher education. Completely updated and revised, "Choices for the High School Graduate, Fourth Edition presents students with the wide range of options available to them after high school. From internships to early college admissions to joining the military to volunteering abroad, this comprehensive book helps high school students examine the many paths open to them after graduation. Chapters guide readers toward discovering who they are and what they really want to do with their life. Through interviews with young people who ventured off the beaten path, this volume answers students' questions about the alternatives their future may hold. Designed for both parents and graduates, this book includes a section, For Parents Only, that provides the essential information parents need to help their children make informed choices. The fourth edition includes new interviews, new topics such as how to conduct yourself in a foreign country, new internships, and a guide to the army contract included in the military section.

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