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Educational Paths. Lesson Overview. The advantages of pursuing a higher education Jobs associated with educational tracks Earning potential of college-educated professionals How to pursue an education-oriented career. Quick Write.

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lesson overview
Lesson Overview
  • The advantages of pursuing a higher education
  • Jobs associated with educational tracks
  • Earning potential of college-educated professionals
  • How to pursue an education-oriented career

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

quick write
Quick Write

Why do you think it makes a difference whether or not you get a college education?

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

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advantages of higher education
Advantages of Higher Education
  • Will open more possibilities and choices than you imagined possible
  • Have a great time
  • Meet people and make life-long friends
  • Earn more money

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

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greater career opportunities
Greater Career Opportunities
  • White-collar job
    • Requires a degree
    • Involves work in offices
    • Has conveniences such as; computers, on-site child care, consistent work hours
    • Retirement/pension plans
    • Paid vacations

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

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versus
Versus…
  • Blue-collar job
    • Doesn’t require a degree
    • Outdoor work
    • Construction jobs
    • Mining jobs
    • Working in factories/warehouses
    • Commercial driving jobs

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

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four year colleges universities
Four-Year Colleges/Universities
  • Obtain a college degree
  • Provide courses in a wide variety of subjects, both theoretical and practical
  • Place you in internships

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

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how to get information on colleges and universities
How to Get Information on Colleges and Universities
  • Visit your local library
  • Talk with your guidance counselor
  • Contact individual colleges
  • Visit college websites

www.ed.gov/students/landing.jhtml?src=pn

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

junior community colleges
Junior/Community Colleges
  • Associate degrees/training certificates
  • Less expensive than four-year colleges
  • Accommodate part-time students
  • Open-admissions policy
  • Continuing and adult education

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

careers that require a four year degree
Accountant

Business executive

Doctor or dentist

Computer analyst

Engineer

Financial manager

Teacher

Lawyer

Military officer

Rehabilitation counselor

Scientist

Sales manager

Social worker

Environmental manager

Careers that Require a Four-Year Degree

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

careers that require a two year degree
Auto mechanic

Barber

Broadcast technician

Computer support specialist

Cosmetologist

Dental hygienist

Electrician

Medical records/health information technician

Plumber

Registered nurse

Veterinary

technologist

Welder

Careers that Require a Two-Year Degree

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

the occupational outlook handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook
  • http://www.bls.gov/oco/
  • Training and education you need for specific jobs
  • Earning potential
  • Job prospects
  • Typical job activities/responsibilities
  • Working conditions

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

earning potential
Earning Potential

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

Chart data available http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2003/oct/wk3/art04.htm

earning potential1
Earning Potential

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

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lifetime earning potential
Lifetime Earning Potential
  • According to the US Census Bureau:
  • High school graduates earn average $1.2 million
  • Associate degree holders earn average $1.6 million
  • Bachelor’s degree holders earn average $2.1 million

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

summer internship programs
Summer Internship Programs
  • Learn details about a job
  • Get practice doing the job
  • Make valuable contacts
  • Get college credit

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

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review
Review
  • A higher education will open more possibilities than you even imagined
  • Higher education is often a necessity if you want to earn a better living and make more money
  • If you decide to pursue higher education, start by choosing a college for your undergraduate education

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

summary
Summary
  • The advantages of pursuing a higher education
  • Jobs associated with educational tracks
  • Earning potential of college-educated professionals
  • How to pursue an education-oriented career

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

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  • Today we’ve learned about what a higher education can do for you and your future
  • Next we’ll learn about planning your finances, and how to create a budget

Chapter 2, Lesson 3

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