Life After High School

A Guide for Students with Disabilities and Their Families
Author: Susan Yellin,Christina Cacioppo Bertsch
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 9780857003027
Category: Education
Page: 272
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*Bronze Medal Winner in the Education / Academic / Teaching Category of the 2011 IPPY Awards* * Bronze Medal Winner in the 2010 BOTYA Awards Education Category * Graduating high school and moving on to further education or the workplace brings with it a whole new set of challenges, and this is especially true for students with disabilities. This useful book provides a complete overview of the issues such students and their families will need to consider, and outlines the key skills they will need in order to succeed once they get there. The authors describe the legal landscape as it applies to students with disabilities in the USA, and how to obtain the proper disability documentation to ensure that the student receives the right support and accommodations in college. Focussing specifically on the issues that affect students with disabilities, they offer advice on everything from dealing with college entrance exams and the college application process, to selecting the right college, visiting the campus, and achieving medical and financial independence away from home. A list of further resources guides students and their families towards additional sources of information and support, and stories of students with disabilities who have made the transition from high school to further education or the workplace are included throughout. This accessible and thoroughly readable book offers help and support to students with disabilities of all kinds, and their families, both before and during the transition to life after high school.


Navigating Life and Learning After High School
Author: Genevieve Morgan
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 1936976323
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 247
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A comprehensive handbook for high school teens who have not yet established their post-graduation path outlines options ranging from training programs and the military to community colleges and universities to help students decide which course is best for them. Original. 10,000 first printing.

Is There Life After High School?

A Musical
Author: Craig Carnelia,Jeffrey Kindley
Publisher: Samuel French, Inc.
ISBN: 9780573681561
Category: Musical revues, comedies, etc
Page: 57
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This is a "memory musical." The cast plays various characters remembering the joy, the laughter, and the pain of what it was like to go through high school.

Life After High School

God's Advice for Grads
Author: Think Books
Publisher: Th1nk Books
ISBN: 9781576835227
Category: Religion
Page: 139
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Promises from The Message accompany prayers and thoughts on relevant topics to offer grads real life--and fuel for whatever's next.

That College Book

Everything Nobody Told Us about Life After High School
Author: Timothy Snyder
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781535243551
Category: College student orientation
Page: 172
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In high school, everyone's talking about college. What to do. Where to go. Why it's important. Classes are given on it. Books are written about it. But details get left out. Every year, college graduates learn this the hard way as they step into adulthood. I was one of them. After earning a four-year degree, I went through two of the worst years of my life. Not that my situation is unique. I am a part of a generation that was told to go to college first and sort out the details later. Most of us did. We chased the promise of a big shiny future, and we ended up being chased by the mistakes of our past. That's not to say we completely regretted going. This book isn't a list of privileged millennial complaints. It's a collection of wisdom gained in less than pleasant ways. It's a story of hardship, failure, victory, and perseverance. It's all of the things we wish someone had told us. And it takes place before college, in college, after college, and without college. This is the wild, painful, awkward, hilarious, depressing, & beautiful journey from youth to maturity. This is the college book that no one ever gave us.

Real World 101

A Survival Guide to Life After High School
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781459666993
Page: 224
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Congratulations, graduate! You did it! You're finally out on your own. But as you walk off the stage and into the Real World, you're going to need more than a diploma to survive. Suddenly, for the first time, you're facing questions like... How do I get a job? What do I do with all this laundry? What's a ''major'' - and how do I pick one? How do I go grocery shopping? And what's for dinner? What's a budget, anyway - and do I need one? How do I set up a bank account? Where should I live? Don't panic, help is on the way! Author Autumn McAlpin gives you the common - sense advice and reassurance you'll need to tackle just about any challenge with style, grace, and enough humor to make the whole thing fun. From cap and gown to total independence, Real World 101 is the only graduate guide you'll ever need!

Ace Life Early

Life After High School
Author: Michael Drummond
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781984003461
Page: 128
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Ace Life Early is focused on providing young adults with information that is necessary to succeed in life after high school. Most traditional education systems do not properly prepare young adults to deal with challenges such as buying a car, saving for retirement, creating a budget, establishing credit, interviewing for a job, or filing taxes. Ace Life Early walks young adults through tested and proven techniques, that will help the reader overcome the most common challenges a young adult will face in the years following high school. Ace Life Early is a easy to comprehend guide that all young adults should read to avoid making common and costly mistakes early in life. Don't pay too much for a car, fail to properly create a budget, ruin your credit score, or miss out on the most beneficial investing years of your lifetime; read Ace Life Early and start "Adulting" successfully!

Is there life after high school?

making decisions about your future
Author: Steve Swanson
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Pub
ISBN: 9780806625003
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 112
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Guides Christian high school graduates on the possibilities of life, career, college, sex, and marriage.

The First Year Out

Understanding American Teens after High School
Author: Tim Clydesdale
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 0226110672
Category: Social Science
Page: 239
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Wild parties, late nights, and lots of sex, drugs, and alcohol. Many assume these are the things that define an American teenager’s first year after high school. But the reality is really quite different. As Tim Clydesdale reports in The First Year Out, teenagers generally manage the increased responsibilities of everyday life immediately after graduation effectively. But, like many good things, this comes at a cost. Tracking the daily lives of fifty young people making the transition to life after high school, Clydesdale reveals how teens settle into manageable patterns of substance use and sexual activity; how they meet the requirements of postsecondary education; and how they cope with new financial expectations. Most of them, we learn, handle the changes well because they make a priority of everyday life. But Clydesdale finds that teens also stow away their identities—religious, racial, political, or otherwise—during this period in exchange for acceptance into mainstream culture. This results in the absence of a long-range purpose for their lives and imposes limits on their desire to understand national politics and global issues, sometimes even affecting the ability to reconstruct their lives when tragedies occur. The First Year Out is an invaluable resource for anyone caught up in the storm and stress of working with these young adults.

There Is Life After College

What Parents and Students Should Know About Navigating School to Prepare for the Jobs of Tomorrow
Author: Jeffrey J. Selingo
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 0062388878
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 320
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From the bestselling author of College Unbound comes a hopeful, inspiring blueprint to help alleviate parents’ anxiety and prepare their college-educated child to successfully land a good job after graduation. Saddled with thousands of dollars of debt, today’s college students are graduating into an uncertain job market that is leaving them financially dependent on their parents for years to come—a reality that has left moms and dads wondering: What did I pay all that money for? There Is Life After College offers students, parents, and even recent graduates the practical advice and insight they need to jumpstart their careers. Education expert Jeffrey Selingo answers key questions—Why is the transition to post-college life so difficult for many recent graduates? How can graduates market themselves to employers that are reluctant to provide on-the-job training? What can institutions and individuals do to end the current educational and economic stalemate?—and offers a practical step-by-step plan every young professional can follow. From the end of high school through college graduation, he lays out exactly what students need to do to acquire the skills companies want. Full of tips, advice, and insight, this wise, practical guide will help every student, no matter their major or degree, find real employment—and give their parents some peace of mind.

College Bound

The Essential Guide to Life After High School
Author: Cyndi Buser
Publisher: Barbour Publishing
ISBN: 9781577487074
Category: Education
Page: 40
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High school is over, and college beckons. But what should the recent graduate expect on campus? And how can they best prepare for this new stage of their lives? College Bound points the way with practical tips and encouraging thoughts.

Life After School, Explained

Author: Andy Ferguson,Nicole Vickey
Publisher: Cap & Compass Llc
ISBN: 9780971736603
Category: Self-Help
Page: 163
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Offers young adults information on succeeding on their own after school, covering such topics as personal finance, finding an apartment, and dinner party etiquette.

99 Thoughts for College-Age People

Insightful Tips for Life After High School
Author: Chuck Bomar
Publisher: Group Publishing (Company)
ISBN: 9780764462153
Category: Education
Page: 59
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The transition from high school to college is usually the most dramatic in young people's lives. In this humorous and thought-provoking resource, Chuck Bomar offers up pearls of wisdom gained over years of personal and professional experience. It's great as a graduation gift, as a college freshman small group discussion starter, or as any number of other uses. However you put it to work, you'll be sure to save some young adults some pain, money, and from foot fungus.

I Just Graduated ... Now What?

Honest Answers from Those Who Have Been There
Author: Katherine Schwarzenegger
Publisher: Crown Archetype
ISBN: 0385347219
Category: Self-Help
Page: 288
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The new go-to book of advice for graduates, with insightful advice from: Eva Longoria “Your degree is just a stepping-stone.” John Legend “It’s not wrong to be afraid.” Bear Grylls “The path less traveled always makes for a more interesting journey.” Andy Cohen “When I got my first job, I felt like a success.” Lauren Bush Lauren “It may take three or four jobs to discover your true career path.” Blake Mycoski “When you are good at something, the money always follows.” And many more . . . Graduation is a time of tough questions whose answers we don’t—and sometimes can’t—know the day we receive our diploma. Determined to power through the uncertainty of post-gradua­tion, bestselling author Katherine Schwarzenegger embarked on a yearlong quest to gather the best guid­ance possible from more than thirty highly success­ful people working in fields like business, media, fashion, technology, sports, and philanthropy. Along the way, Katherine uncovered the essential and often surprising advice they have for graduates, including answers to questions like: • How do I find my first job in a tough economy? • How do I decide between a career that pays well and one that I’m passionate about? • How do I balance work with friends, relationships, and family? • Should I take a “gap year” before starting my first job? • What should I do about my student loan debt? Drawing on the stories and real-life experi­ences of contributors such as Anderson Cooper, Eva Longoria, Blake Mycoskie of TOMS shoes, Lauren Bush Lauren, Andy Cohen, Meghan McCain, Gayle King, and more, Katherine has written the must-have guide for recent and soon-to-be gradu­ates as they prepare to seek success and fulfillment in their work, relationships, and lives. From the Hardcover edition.

After You Graduate

A Guide to Life After High School
Author: Stephen R. Lawhead
Publisher: Zondervan Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780310369615
Category: Education
Page: 121
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Life After High School

Author: Daria Azizian
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781718968806
Page: 26
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In this book, "Life After High School" you will discover secrets & tips into living life to the fullest even as a teenager or young adult. You will learn to move past your limitations and see what's really been stopping you from your goals. With the positive mindset, the action steps given to you in this book will further your success in your personal life & career. Personal growth is endless, take a risk.

The Unofficial Guide to Life After High School

Author: Len Woods
Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780801062087
Category: Family & Relationships
Page: 96
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With humor, honesty, and warmth, a pastor and former editor of a devotional magazine for teens issues some life lessons to high school graduates--helping them to learn who they are, who God is, what life is like, and what the future may hold for them.

Surviving After High School

Overcoming Life's Hurdles
Author: Arthur J. Heine
Publisher: J-Mart Enterprises
ISBN: 9780962837609
Category: Budgets, Personal
Page: 248
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Offers advice to teenagers on adapting to life after high school by discussing life in college or in the workforce