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Choices for the High School Graduate, Fifth Edition
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: Bryna J. Fireside
  • Trim Size: 6 X 9
  • ISBN-10: 0816076170
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-7617-8
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $34.95
  • Imprint: Ferguson
  • Published: 05/01/2009
  • Dewey Number: 373.18
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 280

Summary

Praise for the previous edition:
"...an excellent choice for teens still searching for their road after high school...Sensitive, direct, and well researched...an invaluable resource..."—Booklist

"...[a] highly recommended and vastly beneficial guide."—VOYA

Not every high school graduate is ready for or interested in pursuing a four-year college degree. Choices for the High School Graduate, Fifth Edition presents students with a wide range of options available to them during and after high school—from early college admissions and entering a trade to joining the military and volunteering abroad. This revised edition provides new interviews and updated information that reflect the ever-changing economy and technology. An all-new chapter devoted to the Job Corps has also been added.

Chapters allow students to examine who they are and what they really want to do with their lives. Interviews with young people who have ventured off the beaten path provide insight into the many options available to today’s young people. Designed as a guide for parents and graduates, this book includes a section, “For Parents Only,” that provides the essential information parents need to help their children make informed choices.

Specifications

Black-and-white photographs. Index. Appendixes.

About the Author(s)

Bryna J. Fireside has taught in Chicago, Baltimore, and New York City public schools. She has written several middle grade and young adult books as well as articles for The New York Times and Seventeen magazine. She lives in Ithaca, New York.

Reviews and Awards

"...useful...a great source for kids who have yet to decide whether college is the right choice for them...[an] ideal guide."


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