College and Career Preparation 1 Study Guide
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Which is a stepping stone towards future education?
High school diploma
What is true about high school dropouts?
They face a greater chance of going to jail
Jobs that require course completions certificates
Vocational and Technical schools
All of the following are benefits to getting involved with activities outside of school except
It will decrease your college tuition
An adviser oversees a school-sponsored club or organization to ensure that...
The objectives of the group are followed
How is service-learning is different from community service?
There is a learning objective involved
All of the following are examples of service-learning opportunities except
Getting a part-time job at a habitat restoration center
Opportunities that allow students to give back to their community and that have a set of learning objectives attached are known as...
Community service is almost always performed
Outside the school or workday
Which of the following is presented to IB students following the successful completion of their studies?
An IB diploma
Which of the following is intended to prepare students for success at colleges worldwide?
An AP course differs from a dual enrollment course in which of the following ways?
A test must be passed with a high score to receive college credit for the AP course.
Which of the following require a high score on an end-of-the-course exam to earn college credit?
Which of the following are generally recognized as being the equivalent of undergraduate college?
Which of the following statements is true about dual enrollment courses?
They earn the student both high school and college credit
All of the following are reasons to take dual enrollment courses except...
They count more than traditional college courses
Enrolling in rigorous coursework tells a college that a student...
Is attempting to grow through his or her academic experiences
A tool used to aid remembering is called
Integrating research, writing a paper, and creating a presentation are examples of...
Taking the first letter of each word in a list of items and using those letters to spell a name or thing is called a
The following are all examples of competition except
To accomplish a certain task when you would rather be doing something else is an example of...
Mary never liked math and did poorly. When she decided to think of it as a fun challenge, her performance improved. This is an example of a change in...
To rephrase something using other words, sometimes to make it shorter, is called
All of the following are types of education that you can receive at a community college except...
Liberal arts education
Competitive admission is mostly used by
The process in which applications are reviewed based on academic performance, completion of rigorous coursework, and extracurricular activities is called
All of the following types of institutions admit students with an open admission policy except
Liberal arts colleges
Residence halls are typically found at all of the following schools except
Upon completion of a program at a vocational school, students earn a(n)
Certificate or license
On average, how many years does it take to complete an associate's degree?
The degree received after completing a two-year program at a community college is called a(n)
The award that is received after completing a four-year undergraduate program is called a(n)
All of the following institutions award certificates except
Liberal arts colleges
A two-year degree that focuses on natural science, engineering, and mathematics is called an
Associate of Science
A college student could take an elective course that inspires him or her to study a secondary field, which is called
How many elective courses does a college student typically have to take to earn a bachelor's degree?
The typical number of courses to finish a major is
Required courses that build knowledge in a specific field are referred to as
Which of the following would normally fall under general education requirements at a college?
Math, literacy, natural sciences, and social sciences
Within a major, students can choose to study a specific area. This is called a(n)
Which of the following is true of an apprenticeship program?
You earn money while in the program
An organization founded by businesses in a specific industry for the purpose of collaboration between companies is called a(n)
An education- and career-focused opportunity that connects classroom academics with supervised work experience is called a(n)
Every type of higher education institution asks you to provide
Basic personal information
College entrance requirements are the ____ expectations for admission
What is the main purpose of completing a certification program?
To learn a specific skill for a particular career field
Certification programs are offered by all of the following except
Liberal arts colleges
The Aspire test helps students plan for college as well as for
The Aspire test is designed to help students prepare for the
The Aspire test evaluates students in _____ subject areas
40 Qs, 55 mins
31 Qs, 60 mins
53 Qs, 65 mins
When a passage from the English section of the Aspire test is already correct, the answer is
50 Qs, 45 mins
The PSAT's MyRoad resource contains _____ profiles of academic fields
The ORA is a
The Selection Index provided in the PSAT score report is used to determine
Eligibility for the National Merit Scholarship program
Writing and Language PSAT:
44 Qs, 35 mins
47 Qs, 70 mins
What are the two types of questions in the math section of the PSAT?
Multiple-choice and grid-ins
The PSAT includes which of the following sections?
Evidence-based reading, writing and language, and math
Stress that occurs when a student is preparing for an assessment, about to take an assessment, or during an assessment is referred to as
When you don't know the answer on a multiple-choice questions, it is generally best to
Go with your first guess
Which of the following words most likely indicates a wrong answer in the answer choices?
On which part of the PSAT is a student allowed to write notes or figures?
The test booklet
After taking the _____, students receive access to the ORA Personality Profile
Most work-study jobs are typically located
On the campus of the college the student attends
All students who have taken out a Stafford Loan have a _____ grace period to begin repayment after they graduate, leave school, or drop below half-time enrollment
How do students apply for a Direct Stafford Loan?
By completing the FAFSA
Two areas that have a high need for minority students and thus offer many grant opportunities are nursing and
The students with the most exceptional financial need are eligible for the
The grant that is considered the foundation of financial aid is the
Federal Pell Grant
Which of the following websites has a search tool with over 2.7 million scholarships listed?
Students can use their college ID to receive discounts on all of the following except
Professional sporting events
Which of the following is a good way to save money if you attend college out of state and are traveling home?
Check Web sites for student discounts
A college meal plan allows students to
Pay up front to eat a specific number of meals in the college cafeterias
Which website allows you to compare online bookstore prices?
To whom should your family talk about enrolling in a 529 plan or a Coverdell Education Savings Account?
A financial adviser
Which of the following is true of the 529 plan?
It does not guarantee admission to college
Who maintains control over the 529 plan?
The account holder
Where can you open a Coverdell Education Savings Account?
Any financial institution
To whom do you go if you wish to enroll in a prepaid plan?
A state agent
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