My Life

There is an American Proverb that says, “Today Is The First Day Of The Rest Of Your Life.”

Your future starts today so every move you make, every decision you make, matters. Put some time and thought into each.

Education Options

  • University: Offers a 4-year Bachelors degree in a certain field of study.
  • Community College: A local college usually offering a two-year Associate degree.
  • Technical College: A two-year training program in a variety of subject areas.
  • Vocational School: Providing vocational education, in a school where students are taught the skills needed to perform a particular job.
  • On-line College or University: Two year or four year program with classes on the internet.
  • AmeriCorps: A year of national service that will help you pay for your education when you complete it.
  • Job Corps: A free Department of Labor program offering young adults age 16-24 the chance to get training and job skills.
  • High School Equivalency are tests which (when passed) certify that the taker has high school-level academic skills.
  • Apprenticeship: An Employer’s formal training program that combines on-the-job learning with instruction for a specific trade or vocation.
  • Internship: Hands on, real work experience for a good company.


Study Skills

Pursuing education is a commitment so be prepared to:

  • Make time daily to study
  • Use the school’s library for books and computers
  • Explore tutoring opportunities and study groups
  • Prepare to meet with your instructors on a regular basis
  • Commit to school work first – then play and remember some times will be busier than others
  • Organize major assignments and do work in advance so you don’t get overwhelmed