ACADEMIC VS.
VOCATIONAL
   STUDENT SUPPORT
STRATEGIES

Cynthia Hulshizer
What type of college is right for
you?
2 year Vocational/Technical College
   Specific employment knowledge & skills taug...
2 Year
                                    2 year
Vocational/Technical
                                Community College
 ...
2 Year
Technical, Vocational, Community
College

Easy, Open Enrollment
The Cost is Lower                       WATCH!

Han...
4 Year

    College/University
   Greater selection of majors & minors
   Esteemed Doctorate & Masters Level Professors
...
Prepare for 2 year Colleges
      If the movie does not show go here: What to do
What 2 year Colleges
                 want from Students

   High School Diploma, GED or an aptitude to
    do college wo...
Prepare for 4 year Colleges
     If the movie does not work, go here: Push Yourself
What 4 year Colleges
           want from Students
   Excellent SAT, ACT scores
   High Grade Point Average
   Challeng...
Choosing a Major
Click then be patient
Wait for the webpage to appear
If the URL for this slide does not work please
   se...
Personality Test
Click then be patient
Wait for the webpage to appear
If the URL for this slide does not work please
   se...
Values Assessment Test
Click then be patient
Wait for the webpage to appear
If the URL for this slide does not work please...
References & Credits
10 Things Colleges Seek From High School Applicants
   by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D.
http://www.quintca...
References & Credits
Sounds: Clip Art Media Files
Images: Google Images

You Tube MOVIES:
Push Yourself
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Academic vs. Vocational
Student Support Services

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2 year Vocational/Technical School
2 year Community College
4 year University

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  1. 1. ACADEMIC VS. VOCATIONAL STUDENT SUPPORT STRATEGIES Cynthia Hulshizer
  2. 2. What type of college is right for you? 2 year Vocational/Technical College  Specific employment knowledge & skills taught  Certifications, Associates Degrees 2 year Community College  Preparation to attend a 4 year degree or to obtain employment  Certifications, Associates Degrees 4 year University/College  Certifications, Bachelor, Masters & PhD Degrees
  3. 3. 2 Year 2 year Vocational/Technical Community College College CLICK HERE CLICK HERE What type of College are you interested in? 4 Year University/College CLICK HERE
  4. 4. 2 Year Technical, Vocational, Community College Easy, Open Enrollment The Cost is Lower WATCH! Hands On, Practical Curriculum Get a Certificate or Associates Degree Fast Average Academic Aptitude Needed To Update Existing Work Skills Focus on Job Specific Curriculums Transfer Programs for Higher Education Possible
  5. 5. 4 Year College/University  Greater selection of majors & minors  Esteemed Doctorate & Masters Level Professors  Faculty involved in research & scholarly activities  Recognized as more professional & prestigious  Students are confident in their academic abilities  More student activities & resources WATCH!  Types of Degrees  ARTS: Broader scope, humanities, theoretical and general knowledge in a recognized discipline, interdisciplinary field, or professional study.  SCIENCE: Focused science base to include a balance of liberal arts, technological knowledge, math and computer oriented skills, and practical skills needed for a particular discipline within the field.
  6. 6. Prepare for 2 year Colleges If the movie does not show go here: What to do
  7. 7. What 2 year Colleges want from Students  High School Diploma, GED or an aptitude to do college work  Satisfactory results on Reading, Writing & Math placement test  Understanding they might need to take development or remedial courses  Eager, motivated students who are interested in consistent or accelerated coursework Choosing A MAJOR
  8. 8. Prepare for 4 year Colleges If the movie does not work, go here: Push Yourself
  9. 9. What 4 year Colleges want from Students  Excellent SAT, ACT scores  High Grade Point Average  Challenging College Prep Courses  Leadership Positions  Community Service  Class Rank/Standing  Insightful, well-written essays  Quality & Relevant References  Work/Entrepreneurial experiences
  10. 10. Choosing a Major Click then be patient Wait for the webpage to appear If the URL for this slide does not work please see: http://www.mymajor.com
  11. 11. Personality Test Click then be patient Wait for the webpage to appear If the URL for this slide does not work please see: http://www.personality100.com
  12. 12. Values Assessment Test Click then be patient Wait for the webpage to appear If the URL for this slide does not work please see: http://www.myplan.com
  13. 13. References & Credits 10 Things Colleges Seek From High School Applicants by Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D. http://www.quintcareers.com/college_application_items.html Two-Year Colleges vs. Four Year Colleges & Universities http://www.elearners.com/guide-to-online-education/online- education-providers.asp#two_vs_four Find your Major! http://www.mymajors.com/ Values Assessment Test http://www.myplan.com/assess/values.php 41 Questions 1 Personailty http://www.41q.com/
  14. 14. References & Credits Sounds: Clip Art Media Files Images: Google Images You Tube MOVIES: Push Yourself http://www.youtube.com/v/OKEhwQIio6E What to do http://www.youtube.com/v/XLhZUNo5rf4 POWER POINT created by: Cynthia Hulshizer

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