College & Career Readiness

APRIL 2020

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




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



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



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.