Graduating from high school and thinking about heading off to college can be a scary time. It’s easy to convince yourself that your classmates have all the answers and you’re the only one without a plan. Stop right there. Even students with the most detailed life plans will change course along the way.
It’s not too late to explore your options and plan for college. Enrolling in a four-year university,
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The road to higher education can look different for each student. There are many factors to consider when deciding between a two-year and a four-year college. You’ll need to consider what type of degree will serve you best, which school suits your lifestyle and how you plan to pay for your education. There is no one right path — there are advantages and disadvantages to both types of schools.
Consider Your Career
Through attending a two-year school,
Education doesn’t end when your last final exam is over and your locker is cleaned out for summer. For high school students, taking a break from your regular course load means shifting your attention to the important work of planning for college. This doesn’t have to be daunting. It can even be fun as you explore and learn what’s ahead!
Getting and staying organized is key.
The transition between middle school and high school can be nerve-wracking. The adjustment of transitioning from the oldest in middle school to the youngest in high school, plus all of the other changes to your schedule and class load, can take some time to get used to. But don’t worry! Once you get over the initial fear, high school is fun.
High school students generally have more freedom than middle school students.