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Hitting The Open Road After High School: How to Choose Your Own Adventure to Success!

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 … Continue reading

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What it’s Like to be Invisible

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 … Continue reading

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Tips for Escaping “Transfer Shock”

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 … Continue reading

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Tips for First-Year Students

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 … Continue reading

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Ways in Which College is Different From High School

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 … Continue reading

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