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Weekly Schedule

 Credit: ½    Prerequisites: None
 Weeks: 6   Attendance:  Mandatory Weekly Attendance


 Week 1

Assignments Percentage
Section 1: Self-Assessment -
Reading - Seven Rules About Taking Career Tests -
What Are My Work Values? Assignment - Work Values Inventory 33.3%
What Are My Interests and Skills? Assignment 1 - CF211 Interest Survey 33.3%
What Is My Personality Type? Assignment 2 - Personality Inventory 33.3%

 Week 2

Assignments Percentage
Section 2 - How to Improve My Study Techniques -
Career Research -
Assignment – Career Research Forms 1-6 71.4%
Goals -
Reading - College Students’ Guide to Career Goals -
Assignment - Goal Setting and Time Management 16.7%
Is College Right For Me? -
Reading – Sign Me Up for College! -
Reading – Three Types of Colleges -
Reading – Sure You Should Go To College? -
Reading – Twenty Great Jobs That Don’t Require a Degree -
Reading – Hopping Off the School Track - Should You Take Some Time Off? -
Assignment – After High School 11.9%

 Week 3

Assignments Percentage
Section 2: What Do I Want To Do After High School (Continued) -
Discussion Board – Is College Right For Me? 29.1%
My Resume -
Reading – Your Resume -
Reading – Resume Workshop -
Assignment – My Resume Rough Draft 29.1%
Assignment – My Resume Final Copy 41.8%

 Week 4

Assignments Percentage
Section 3: What College Is Right For Me? -
Reading – Tips for Finding Your College Match -
Reading – Sizing Up Colleges: Big and Small -
Reading – Types of Colleges -
Reading – Your College Degree Options -
Reading – Six Benefits of a Community College -
Reading – Transferring From a Community College -
Assignment 1 – College Choice Worksheet 23.8%
Assignment 2 - College Research Worksheet 47.6%
Section 4: College Applications -
Reading - How Colleges Evaluate Your Application -
Reading - College Applications - FAQ -
Reading – Is Part of Your Application Really Missing? -
Reading - Letters of Recommendation -
Reading - Early Decision and Early Action – Is It Right For Me? -
Assignment 1 - College Application 28.6%

 Week 5

Assignments Percentage
Section 4: College Applications (Continued) -
Reading – Application Essays -
Reading – Three Steps To Great College Essays -
Reading – Show, Don’t Just Tell -
Reading – Sample Essay 1 -
Reading – Sample Essay 2 -
Assignment 1A - Application Essay - Outline 11.4%
Assignment 1B- Application Essay - Rough Draft 22.9%
Assignment 1C - Application Essay - Final Draft 33.4%
Section 5: Financial Aid -
Reading – How Does Financial Aid Work? -
Reading – Federal Financial Aid Chart -
Reading – Student Loan Repayment -
Reading – FAFSA for Students -
Reading – FAFSA Online -
Assignment – Financial Aid Questions 14.3%
Section 6: Should I Take The SATs? -
Reading - Frequently Asked Questions About the SAT -
Reading – How the SATs Work -
Reading – The SAT Reasoning Test -
Reading – About the SAT Subject Tests -
Reading – The SAT Essay -
Reading - Strategies for Success on the SAT Essay -
Assignment - Should I Take the SATs? 17.1%
Reading – The Accuplacer -

 Week 6

Assignments Percentage
Section 7: The College Interview -
Reading - Interviewing In Style -
Reading - The College Interview -
Reading - The Practice Interview -
Reading - The Interview Checklist -
Assignment - Interview Questions 26.1%%
Assignment - Questions for the Interviewer 21.7%%
Section 8: When The College Letters Arrive -
Part 1 - If You Receive the Fat Envelope -
Reading - College Decision Making Guide -
Reading - Selecting a Financial Aid Package -
Reading - Next Steps - Down the Stretch to College -
Reading - Why Visit Colleges? -
Reading - College Dorm Rules - Your Housing Options -
Assignment – Final Decisions 26.1%
Part 2 - If You Receive the Thin Envelope -
Reading - Rejected: Now What? -
Reading - How to Handle the College Waiting List -
Assignment - What Can You Do If You Are Rejected? 26.1%