Bevan Llewelyn<br />Grade Level: 10<br />Tom’s Journey from High School to College<br />Answer Sheet<br />How much does a ...
Webquest college answer sheet
Webquest college answer sheet
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Webquest college answer sheet

  1. 1. Bevan Llewelyn<br />Grade Level: 10<br />Tom’s Journey from High School to College<br />Answer Sheet<br />How much does a college degree increase your chance of getting a job?<br />Answer: A college degree increases your chance of employment by nearly 50%.<br />What is a college major?<br />Answer: A college major provides a framework for your studies and the classes you'll need to take. <br />What is the difference between a public and private college?<br />Answer: Public schools are operated by state and local governments. Private schools are not affiliated with a government organization. <br />Make your own “College Road Map” to show Tom how it is done. Print 2 copies, 1 to turn in and 1 to keep.<br />Answer: Hang the turned in copies in a place the students can see them.<br /><ul><li>Take the financial aid quiz.</li></ul>TrueFalseQuestionXIf your parents earn above a certain amount, you are automatically disqualified for federal student aid.XOnly students with good grades get financial aid.XYou do not have to be a certain ethnicity to get financial aid.XThe form you have to fill out is too hard.XIt's easier to do the FAFSA online.<br /><ul><li>What does KnowHow2Go.org tell you are the four steps to get to college?</li></ul>Be a Pain: Let everyone know that you're going to college and need their help.Push Yourself: Working a little harder today will make getting into college even easier.Find the Right Fit: Find out what kind of school is the best match for you and your career goals.Put Your Hands on Some Cash: If you think you can't afford college, think again. There's lots of aid out there.<br /><ul><li>What does a Computer Software Engineer do?</li></ul>Answer: Software engineers first analyze users' needs. Then they design, construct, test, and maintain the needed software or systems. In programming, or coding, they tell a computer, line by line, how to function.<br /><ul><li>How can Tom get ready to be a Computer Software Engineer?</li></ul>Answer: Most employers prefer to hire people who have at least a college degree and experience with a variety of computer systems. Students seeking software engineering jobs can improve their chances by signing up as interns to get some experience.<br /><ul><li>How much can Tom expect to get paid as an Applications Computer Software Engineer?</li></ul>Answer: Average yearly wages for computer applications software engineers were $87,900 in May 2008. <br /><ul><li>What knowledge does Tom need to have concerning Computers and Electronics?</li></ul>Answer: Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.<br /><ul><li>What programming skills will tom need?</li></ul>Answer: Writing computer programs for various purposes.<br /><ul><li>What is the ability of information ordering?</li></ul>Answer: The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).<br /><ul><li>What steps do they list in the “find a college” section?</li></ul>Talk to your counselor Shop around Visit the school Check the cost Apply for college <br /><ul><li>What are a two questions you should ask when you visit the school?</li></ul>Any of these 5 questions:<br />What is the average class size?  <br />The ratio of students to faculty? <br />How is the food? <br />What kinds of activities does the school provide? <br />What are the dorm rooms like and will there be ample space for my stuff? <br /><ul><li>How many schools are in Utah?</li></ul>Answer: 76<br /><ul><li>How many of those schools are public?</li></ul>Answer: 18<br /><ul><li>How many of Utah’s public schools are in Salt Lake City?</li></ul>Answer: 2<br /><ul><li>Name the schools and the highest level degree in Computer Science they offer:</li></ul>SchoolDegreeSalt Lake Community CollegeAssociate ScienceUniversity of UtahDoctor<br /><ul><li>What is the Associate of Science in Computer Science degree designed to do? </li></ul>Answer: The Computer Science degree is designed to fulfill the first two years of a Baccalaureate of Science degree in Computer Science.<br /><ul><li>What in-state schools accept the Associate of Science in Computer Science degree to transfer to a bachelors program?</li></ul>Answer: Dixie State College, Southern Utah University, University of Utah, Utah State University, Utah Valley University, Weber State University and Westminster College.<br /><ul><li>What are the two ways to gain admission to the Undergraduate Computer Science Program at the University of Utah?</li></ul>Answer: Directly admitted or admitted as a pre-major<br /><ul><li>What must a student do to attain full major status</li></ul>Answer: First complete the required pre-major courses then apply for a full major status.<br /><ul><li>What is a Federal Pell Grant?</li></ul>Answer: A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid. Pell Grants are awarded usually only to undergraduate students who have not earned a bachelor's or a professional degree. <br /><ul><li>What is Federal Work Study?</li></ul>Answer: Federal Work-Study (FWS) provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. <br /><ul><li>What is the difference between a direct subsidized and direct unsubsidized Stafford Loan?</li></ul>Answer:Direct Subsidized Loans—Direct Subsidized Loans are for students with financial need. You are not charged interest while you’re in school at least half-time and during grace periods and deferment periods.<br />Direct Unsubsidized Loans—You are not required to demonstrate financial need to receive a Direct Unsubsidized Loan. Interest accrues (accumulates) on an unsubsidized loan from the time it’s first paid out. <br /><ul><li>What does FAFSA stand for?</li></ul>Answer: Free Application for Federal Student Aid<br /><ul><li>What are the school codes for Salt Lake Community College and the University of Utah?</li></ul>Answer: SLCC: 005220<br />U of U: 003675<br />

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