College & Career Readiness

APRIL 2020

A monthly newsletter that highlights different college majors, trades, and the military.

HAPPY APRIL!

COLLEGE MAJOR

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

Whether acting, dancing, music, theatre production, or any visual art (like game design, film, photography, and more), if you have a passion and could see yourself working on your art for 10 years or more, consider majoring in the arts!


Here are some helpful web sites:


Is an Arts major right for you?


38 art jobs you can get with your Fine Art degree


Best jobs for Art majors by salary

TRADE

CULINARY & HOSPITALITY

Although in the same industry, culinary arts centers on cooking while hospitality focuses on the business and how it runs. A certificate in culinary and/or hospitality can be earned at a trade school, as well as a two or four year college.


Check out these websites:


Culinary Certification Program Overview


20 Hospitality Programs you should know


Hospitality & Culinary offered at CCBC

MILITARY

SERVICE ACADEMIES

Amongst the military colleges, we focus on Air Force Academy, Naval Academy, & the U.S. Military Academy: West Point. All applicants would have to meet similar eligibility criteria to apply to any, including passing a medical and fitness exam among others. All three are federally funded, which means if accepted tuition is free!


Check out these websites for more information:


Air Force Academy - Admissions Site


Naval Academy - Steps for Admission


West Point - Steps to Admission


Service Academies or Military Colleges

One last thought...

OH NO..... A TEST!!!

These test taking tips should help most people, but some can get serious test taking terror. If you’re one of them, you may need to talk to a parent, teacher, or counselor for help.