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College Career Set 1, College and Career Part 2
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test designed to assess high school students general educational development and their ability to complete college level work. Covers 4 skills area: English, mathematics, reading, and science reasoning.
test that measures your verbal reasoning, critical reading, and math problem solving skills. Often used to determine college admission.
The process by which individuals apply to gain entry into a college or university.
College-level coursework offered to high school students. May grant placement and course credit to students who obtain high scores on examinations.
Combines on-the-job training in a skilled craft or trade with classroom study.
Granted after a two-year course of study, especially by a community or junior college, is completed.
Granted to a student by college or university usually after four years of study.
An institution of higher education that awards degrees or certificates
Community or Technical College
two-year institutions of higher education
Cost of Attendance
The total cost for one year of college. It includes tuition, fees, books, food, housing, and transportation.
What you earn when you complete the program of study.
Doctoral (Doctorate) Degree
The highest degree offered by colleges and universities.
Classes you can choose to add to your school schedule; they are not required.
To join the military after graduating from high school.
Expected Family Contribution
The amount you and your family are expected to contribute toward college costs.
Any grant or scholarship, loan, or paid employment offered to help a student meet his/her college expenses
The difference between what your family is expected to contribute and the total cost of attendance for one year of college
This free application must be filed every year to receive most forms of financial aid, including loans, grants, and work study.
Grade Point Average
A measure of scholastic attainment computed by dividing the total number of grade points received by the total number of credits or hours of coursework taken
Money the government provides for students who need it to pay for college. Does not need to be repaid.
a sum of money or other aid granted to a student, because of merit, need, etc., to pursue his or her studies.
Guidance counselor/ academic advisor
a person who is employed, usually in a school, to offer advice on problems, help troubled students and assist students in making career or college plans.
Journey level worker/ trade professional
a skilled person more experienced at her trade than a trainee, but not yet fully licensed in her own right.
a degree awarded by a graduate school or department, usually to a person who has completed at least one year of graduate study.
Merit-based financial aid
Money for college that is awarded without regard for financial need, usually awarded for a student's academic achievements in high school, as well as for special talents and unique traits, such as musical or athletic skills.
Need-based financial aid
Financial aid were a person's eligibility is based solely on the assets and income of the prospective student and his or her family.
any person in the armed services who holds a position of authority or command
A university funded primarily through state taxes
an independent school that sets its own policies and goals, and is privately funded.
a college program offered at over 1,700 colleges and universities across the United States that prepares young adults to become officers in the U.S. Military.
any official or formal program to provide practical experience for beginners in an occupation or profession
students who enroll in a course of study at a these schools take very specific classes that prepare them for a particular job
an official report supplied by a school on the record of an individual student, listing subjects studied, grades received, etc.
the acceptance of prior learning represented in course units or credits applied and articulated (denoted) on a student's academic transcript
the charge or fee for instruction, as at a private school or a college
a student in a university or college who has not received a first, especially a bachelor's, degree
a student who is taking advanced work after graduation, as from a high school or college.
a subject or field of study chosen by a student to represent his or her principal interest and upon which a large share of his or her efforts are concentrated
May be optional, and it requires fewer courses than your major. Completion of this sometimes requires completion of as few as five classes within the academic department. Not all academic departments offer courses of study for these.
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