The Youth Action Council on Transition (YouthACT), a project of the National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability/Youth (NCWD/Youth), has helped co-write a guide to help students explore career paths after high school. There are many career paths and educational or training programs out there, and not everyone has a plan figured out. It doesn't matter … Continue reading Hitting The Open Road After High School: How to Choose Your Own Adventure to Success!
This post, from Disability.Blog, the official blog of Disability.gov, contains good advice for anyone with an invisible disability. The author, Beth Schill, has epilepsy. Although the three suggestions she officers are framed in the context of the workplace, they apply equally well in the post-secondary environment. . . . .for those of us with invisible … Continue reading What it’s Like to be Invisible
If you enroll in a community or junior college, you may be planning to transfer to a four-year institution to continue your education or finish your degree. (Sometimes students that enroll in a four-year institution also change schools, transferring to a different college or university. Reasons for doing so will vary from student to student. … Continue reading Tips for Escaping “Transfer Shock”
Tip #1: Go To Class New students often hear that in college, "you can go to class anytime you want." NOT TRUE. Some classes may seem less interesting than others, but college is not for entertainment. Experienced students often say that the more time they spend in class, the less time they need to study … Continue reading Tips for First-Year Students
FOLLOWING THE RULES IN HIGH SCHOOL CHOOSING RESPONSIBLY IN COLLEGE High school is mandatory and usually free. College is voluntary and expensive. Your time is structured by others. You manage your own time. You need permission to participate in extracurricular activities You must decide whether to participate in co-curricular activities. You can count on parents and teachers to remind you … Continue reading Ways in Which College is Different From High School