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A transcript must bear a(n) _____ to be considered official.
signature or school stamp
A grade of D is worth _____ grade points.
The official record of a high school student's performance is called:
a high school transcript.
All of the following are reasons why class rank is important for your academic success except:
only students ranked in the top 20 percent can attend college.
The highest GPA you could achieve if your school allows for weighted credit is:
higher than 4.0.
A cumulative grade point average differs from a grade point average because it factors in:
grades earned in all semesters up to the most recent semester.
What is the minimum requirement to enroll in an open college?
There is no requirement.
A subject area in which students learn the fundamentals of a foreign language such as vocabulary, verb conjugation, and grammar is called _____.
A selective college usually requires more years of _____ than a high school requires.
Service-learning is different from community service because:
there is a learning objective involved.
An adviser oversees a school-sponsored club or organization to ensure that:
the objectives of the group are followed.
Community service is almost always performed _____.
outside the school or workday
All of the following are examples of extracurricular activities except:
participating in a science lab after school.
One of the nice byproducts of joining a club, organization, community service project, or service-learning project is that:
colleges appreciate it.
Courses that are more challenging than regular high school courses are known as:
All of the following are examples of senioritis except:
taking dual enrollment classes.
Which of the following statements is true about dual enrollment courses?
They earn the student both high school and college credit.
Which of the following are generally recognized as being the equivalent of undergraduate college courses?
Opportunities that allow students to give back to their community and that have a set of learning objectives attached are known as:
All of the following are reasons to take dual enrollment courses except:
they count more than traditional college courses.
Senioritis usually affects which of the following groups the most?
Second-semester high school seniors
Advisers might oversee all of the following except:
the neighborhood swim team.
Which of the following offers students a group of courses to be taught over a couple of years?
Which of the following require a high score on an end-of-the-course exam to earn college credit?
Which of the following is an added bonus of participating in extracurricular activities?
Colleges appreciate the value of it.
Which of the following schools would adhere to an open admission guideline?
Mount Holyoke Community College
Which institution is most likely to utilize competitive admission?
The University of California, Los Angeles
All of the following institutions award certificates except:
liberal arts colleges.
All of the following are examples of a four-year college except:
Arapahoe Community College.
A two-year college offers a(n)_______.
A school operated for the express purpose of giving its students the skills needed to perform a certain job is called a:
Which is a key component to participating in a school-to-work program?
A training program in which you earn wages while you learn a skill is called a(n):
What is it called when a psychology major chooses to focus on forensic psychology?
How many credit hours does a student typically need to complete general education requirements at a four-year college?
A two-year degree that focuses on the arts, humanities, and social sciences is called an:
Associate of Arts.
An organization founded by businesses in a specific industry for the purpose of collaboration between companies is called a(n):
All of the following are qualities of a certification program except:
it takes several years to complete.
A college student could take an elective course that inspires him or her to study a secondary field, which is called:
The typical number of courses to finish a major is:
In which of the following careers are you most likely to do an apprenticeship?
All of the following are associated with an apprenticeship program except:
people can usually complete the program in less than a year.
An education- and career-focused opportunity that connects classroom academics with supervised work experience is called a(n):
A program in which students learn a specific skill for a particular job is called a(n):
All of the following are benefits of an apprenticeship program except:
you earn an associate's degree.
A music major might choose to specialize in:
Required courses that educate a college student in a broad range of subject areas are called:
general education requirements.
Required courses that build knowledge in a specific field are referred to as:
Required courses taken outside of a major and beyond the general education requirements are called:
All of the following associate's degrees are career degrees except:
Associate of Arts in Teaching.
Trade associations are responsible for all of the following except:
providing health-care coverage for their workers.
A four-year college's application process takes into account all of the following except:
middle school grades.
Nationally administered tests that inform colleges of your understanding of specific subject areas are called:
What is the typical recommended length of a personal statement?
One to two pages
In most cases, letters of recommendation are required for admission to:
The college interview provides all of the following opportunities for the applicant except:
allowing the applicant to interview college students about the college.
Four-year colleges typically require _____ years of foreign-language study for admission.
It is recommended that a letter of recommendation for college admission come from:
a teacher who has seen you improve.
Four-year colleges look at an applicant's performance scores to determine each of the following except:
which courses the applicant should take.
What is the term for the criteria that a college uses to make admission decisions?
college something something .
Community service offers all of the following except:
college course credit.
Selective colleges choose to have in-person meetings to learn more about the applicants. These meetings are called:
College entrance requirements are the ____ expectations for admission.
Most four-year colleges look at all of the following statistics on a student's application except:
When competing for admission to more selective four-year colleges, which of the following can be just as important as GPA?
Community service and extracurricular activities
Which of the following is an example of a standardized test?
The ACT and the SAT are examples of:
In a _____ program, high school graduates have the chance to learn about and train in a chosen field in a short period of time.
All of the following are types of education offered at a community college except:
Which of the following schools has a competitive admissions policy?
A four-year college
Vocational schools are also called all of the following except:
An apprenticeship program is:
a training program in which you earn wages while you learn a skilled profession.
All of the following are examples of a college major except:
Which of the following would classify as a general education requirement?
An organization founded by businesses in a specific industry for the purpose of collaborating within the industry and advocating for their workers is called a(n):
The criteria that a given college uses for admissions are generally called:
college entrance requirements.
All of the following are types of education that you can receive at a two-year college except:
All of the following are examples of a career associate's degree except:
Associate of Arts in Teaching.
Which of the following is a common trait in a four-year college?
A dynamic campus life
In addition to GPA, most four-year colleges also review all of the following about an applicant except:
Schools that offer programs that prepare students to directly enter the workforce are known as:
Certifications are common in all of the following industries except:
All of the following are important to consider when deciding if a vocational school is right for you except:
how new the school buildings are.
Transfer education directly results in a(n):
A secondary field of study that is not required in order for a student to graduate is called a(n):
Most _____ require you to have participated in community service and extracurricular activities to be admitted.
All of the following are qualities of an apprenticeship except:
Training usually takes less than six months.
Four-year colleges offer all of the following except:
All of the following are skills that will help you succeed in a vocational school except:
All of the following are jobs that you can obtain after training at a vocational school except:
You will be asked to provide all of the following personal information as part of your college application except:
your religious affiliation.
Which of the following requirements to earn a bachelor's degree usually takes around 22 courses to complete?
All of the following are examples of associate's degrees except:
Associate of Medicine.
Aside from an associate's degree, what else can you earn at a two-year college?
What is the main purpose of completing a certification program?
To learn a specific skill for a particular career field
An education- and career-focused opportunity that introduces students to the link between classes and careers is called a(n):
All of the following are examples of jobs that often require apprenticeships except:
All four-year colleges require high school students to complete _____ of years of English to be eligible for admission.
The policy under which a student is admitted regardless of past academic performance is called:
All of the following course requirements must be completed to earn a bachelor's degree at most four-year colleges except:
Most four-year colleges want to see that you have participated in community service and extracurricular activities because:
these schools want to see how you will contribute to the college community outside of the classroom.
All of the following are advantages of participation in community service and extracurricular activities except:
You can earn college credit.
Distinguished scholars are usually attracted to teaching at a:
Residence halls owned by the college or university are also known as:
All of the following are examples of transfer associate's degrees except:
Associate of Occupational Studies.
A(n) _____ allows students to study more specific topics within their majors.
Certification programs are offered by all of the following except:
liberal arts colleges.
To complete an associate's degree, a student typically has to complete approximately ____ credit hours.
Which of the following is typically the most flexible when it comes to course schedules?
A vocational school
A typical trait of someone who attends a vocational school is:
good hand-eye coordination.
Most four-year colleges want an applicant's scores for all of the following except:
Most four-year colleges require high school students to complete _____ years of social studies to be eligible for admission.
Some four-year colleges want to know about the applicant from the perspective of someone else. This usually comes in the form of a(n):
letter of recommendation.
Students are asked to read passages and draw conclusions or make comparisons in the _____ section of the Aspire test.
When a passage from the English section of the Aspire test is already correct, the answer is:
There are _____ questions in the English section of the Aspire test.
The Aspire test helps to measure _____ and career readiness.
The math section of the Aspire test focuses on a student's ability to:
use mathematical reasoning.
The _____ contains a series of sections designed to prepare students for the ACT.
The Aspire test evaluates students in _____ subject areas.
There are _____ questions in the science section of the Aspire test.
The composite score of the Aspire test scores students on a scale of:
400 to 452.
High school students can take the Aspire test in:
ninth and tenth grade.
Students are assessed in _____ subjects on the Aspire test.
There are _____ questions in the reading section of the Aspire test.
How long do students have to complete the science section of the Aspire test?
The Aspire test helps students plan for college as well as for:
The Aspire test is taken by students in:
third through tenth grade.
How long do students have to complete the English section of the Aspire test?
Students are asked to respond to a prompt with an essay in the _____ section of the Aspire test.
There are _____ questions in the math section of the Aspire test.
The PSAT lets students do all of the following except:
practice their presentation skills.
Which of the following is an advantage of taking the PSAT?
You receive feedback on your strengths and weaknesses.
The evidence-based reading section of the PSAT takes _____ minutes to complete.
What is the highest score a student can receive on each section of the PSAT?
There are a total of _____ questions in the math section of the PSAT.
The most common type of question on the PSAT is _____.
How much time do students have to complete the writing and language section of the PSAT?
The math section of the PSAT asks multiple-choice and _____ questions.
MyRoad is a(n):
online college and career planning resource you can access once you take the PSAT.
The writing and language section of the PSAT consists of one section that lasts _____ minutes.
The PSAT's MyRoad resource contains _____ profiles of academic fields.
The PSAT provides all of the following opportunities except the opportunity:
to be exempted from the SAT if you do well.
The PSAT includes which of the following sections?
Evidence-based reading, writing and language, and math
The evidence-based reading section of the PSAT assess a student's:
ability to read and think carefully about a passage or two related passages.
What are the two types of questions in the math section of the PSAT?
Multiple-choice and grid-ins
There are a total of _____ questions in the writing and language section of the PSAT.
The Selection Index provided in the PSAT score report is used to determine:
eligibility for the National Merit Scholarship program.
What must students do with the 10 grid-ins on the math section of the PSAT?
Arrive at an answer and put it in a grid
What are students assessed on during the writing and language section of the PSAT?
Recognize errors in English usage and structure.
The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test is also known as the _____.
How many minutes are students given to complete the evidence-based reading section of the PSAT?
How many sections does the math section of the PSAT consist of?
All of the following will increase test anxiety except:
stopping needless worry.
All of the following are good tips to keep in mind when taking a test except:
skip the general directions and go straight to the first section.
Which of the following is a tip for taking the Aspire math tests?
Use your calculator wisely.
Which of the following is a way to discover if you suffer from test anxiety?
Taking an assessment
To take a standardized test such as the PSAT or PLAN, students must have a(n):
admission ticket or registration confirmation.
Which should you do when taking a standardized test?
Carefully read all passages and instructions
Insomnia, headaches, and panic are signs of:
Which of the following words most likely indicates a wrong answer in the answer choices?
All of the following are important to keep in mind when guessing on multiple-choice questions except:
a negative statement is more likely to be the correct answer.
If you complete a test early, what should you do?
Make sure your answers correspond to the right questions
During a test, it is generally best to:
answer the least challenging questions first.
All of the following are strategies to help you prepare for standardized tests except:
staying up late studying the night before the test.
Which of the following is most likely to be the correct answer on a standardized test like the PSAT?
The answer that is most carefully stated
Which answers should you eliminate first if you are not sure of the answer to a question?
Highly implausible answers
Which of the following is a tip for taking the Aspire reading tests?
Refer to the passage when answering the questions.
When you don't know the answer on a multiple-choice questions, it is generally best to:
Go with your first guess.
People who suffer from test anxiety feel it how often before taking tests?
What is one way to calm your feelings before taking a test?
Take a few deep breaths.
Feeling a certain amount of anxiousness before a test can be beneficial in all of the following ways except:
it increases your confidence level.
Stress that occurs when a student is preparing for an assessment, about to take an assessment, or during an assessment is referred to as:
All of the following are suggestions of things to do if you have time left after completing the test except:
reread the directions for each section.
All of the following can relieve test anxiety except:
staying up late the night before the test to study.
When taking a standardized test, make sure you:
Carefully read passages and instructions.
All of the following are excellent tips for test day except:
Avoid guessing on answers you don't know.
The average of the five subject test scores for the ACT is called the _____.
The Aspire science test covers material typically taught in:
ninth and tenth grades.
There are _____ questions on the Aspire English test.
The evidence-based reading section of the PSAT asks students to:
read and think about passages.
All of the following are components of the Aspire test except:
a tool that provides information on how to apply to college.
One strategy to remember when answering a question is:
your first guess is usually correct.
The Aspire writing test is worth _____ points.
What is the focus of the Aspire math test?
Using mathematical reasoning
The _____ test is a great indicator of how well you will do on the ACT.
The PSAT score range for each section is:
160 to 760.
All of the following topics are covered in the math section of the PSAT except _____.
Which of the following helps students achieve a high score on a standardized test?
Being able to understand test questions
PSAT's MyRoad is a(n):
online college and career planning resource
How many pages is the typical passage on the Aspire reading test?
If you complete a test like the Aspire or PSAT early, what should you do?
Make sure answers correspond to the right questions
The Aspire test takes _____ to complete for students in early high school.
4 hours, 10 minutes
Insomnia, headaches, and panic are all signs of:
The Aspire test includes a _____ to allow you to explore careers.
career guidance module
When you're working with passage-based reading questions on the PSAT, do all of the following except:
plan to spend most of your time reading the passage.
Your test scores for the Aspire test are compared to all of the following except:
the test scores of other students worldwide.
Students must read passages from different school subjects and then draw conclusions or make comparisons and generalizations on the Aspire _____ test.
Students typically can take the ______ test in tenth grade.
What does it mean if there is an asterisk next to the PSAT Selection Index score?
You do not meet the NMSC's requirements.
On which part of the PSAT is a student allowed to write notes or figures?
The test booklet
The Aspire math test focuses on:
a student's ability to reason using math.
To improve your chances of choosing correct answers on standardized tests, you should:
ensure that you read the question and answer choices carefully.
What is typically the best strategy to use when taking a test?
Answer the least challenging questions first
The highest score that can be achieved on the Aspire test is _____.
Which of the following should you do before taking the PSAT?
Use the sample questions that the College Board provides.
Which of the following has a 5% interest rate for undergraduates with exceptional financial need?
The Federal Perkins Loan
The best place to begin looking for scholarships is _____.
Students who come from low-income families should first look at _____ to help offset costs of attendance at any college or university.
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.
The students with the most exceptional financial need are eligible for the _____.
All of the following are sources of grant funding except:
the NCAA and the NIT Clearinghouse.
What is the least amount of money a student should receive when doing work study?
Federal minimum wage
Typically, most merit-based aid scholarships are offered to students based on _____.
Arguably the "best scholarship search engine" is _____.
Two areas that have a high need for minority students and thus offer many grant opportunities are nursing and _____.
Financial aid that is awarded based on a student's academic, artistic, athletic, or other exceptional ability is called _____ aid.
Financial aid that is given based on a family's financial background is called _____ aid.
A student who will be the first in in his or her family to attend college is called a _____ student.
The grant that is considered the foundation of financial aid is the:
Federal Pell Grant.
All of the following should be taken into consideration when researching scholarships except:
Which of the following is offered by companies, organizations, and agencies to ensure a good range of potential employees?
Most work-study jobs are typically located:
on the campus of the college the student attends.
All of the following types of students have specific grant opportunities based on personal traits except:
children of congressional leaders.
The grant available to third- or fourth-year college students majoring in physical, life, or computer sciences is the _____.
All of the following are good choices to search for potential scholarships except:
your state's Department of K-12 Education.
In the _____ Work-Study Program, college students who have financial needs can work part-time jobs to help pay for education expenses.
When living off campus, one way to save money is to:
make sure that utilities are included in your rent.
What is the cheapest and healthiest way to eat while in college?
Buy a meal plan
Freeware and shareware are great ways to utilize all of the following except:
online banking accounts.
All of the following factor into a college's estimated cost of attendance except:
What is one way to limit college tuition costs?
Take summer and winter courses
One important strategy to keep credit card costs down is to:
pay off the entire balance each month.
All of the following are ways to save money on transportation except:
having your own car.
Which website allows you to compare online bookstore prices?
Aside from a student ID, what is another card a college student can use to obtain discounts?
Student Advantage card
Most college campuses offer a _____ for students to exercise.
What is the cheapest way for college students to call home?
A VoIP service
All of the following are cost-effective options for acquiring college textbooks except:
buying them new at the university bookstore.
One way to have fun for cheap while in college is to:
attend college festivals.
Colleges with large campuses typically offer _____ on campus.
free bus service
A college meal plan allows students to:
pay up front to eat a specific number of meals in the college cafeterias.
Students can use their college ID to receive discounts on all of the following except:
professional sporting events.
How often do colleges update the cost of attendance on their websites?
How should students pay for monthly expenses?
By debit card
All of the following should be considered before enrolling in a 529 plan except which?
There is a limit on how many colleges you can apply to.
Which of the following is a characteristic of the 529 plan that makes it different from the Coverdell Education Savings Account?
There is no age limit for disbursement of funds.
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 a tax-advantaged savings plan designed to encourage savings for future college costs?
A 529 prepaid tuition plan and a 529 college savings plan can be applied to all of the following except:
elementary and secondary schools.
All of the following are characteristics of the prepaid tuition plan except which?
It has an open enrollment period.
A plan that covers all qualified higher education expenses is known as the _____.
college savings plan
To whom do you go if you wish to enroll in a prepaid plan?
A state agent
Which of the following is a benefit of a 529 plan?
Many plans have a low monthly contribution requirement.
The amount of money you make on the college savings plan investment is dependent on:
the market performance of the investment.
Which of the following makes the Coverdell Education Savings Account unique?
It offers many investment choices.
Where can you open a Coverdell Education Savings Account?
Any financial institution
The prepaid tuition plan covers:
tuition and fees.
How many times per year can a 529 plan account holder move funds from one plan to another?
To whom do you go if you wish to enroll in a college savings plan?
For which plan or plans is knowing the withdrawal restrictions important?
Both 529 plans as well as the Coverdell Education Savings Account
The maximum amount of money offered by the Direct Stafford Loan for an undergraduate student is _____.
The best way for a student from a low-income background to secure funding for college is to receive _____.
Which website allows students to search for scholarships based on their year in college, interests, major, and region?
Which of the following is a characteristic of the college savings plan?
It is administered only by states.
Repayment on the Perkins Loan begins:
nine months after you leave school.
Many corporations and organizations offer grants to ensure that they will have a good group of potential employees. This type of grant is called a:
Typically, most work-study jobs are located:
on the college campus.
All of the following have specific grant opportunities based on personal traits except _____.
children of politicians
When taking into consideration a college's tuition costs, students should:
be open to lesser-known, less expensive colleges.
In what type of living arrangements do most university students live for at least the first and second years of college?
Who maintains control over the 529 plan?
The account holder
Another term for a 529 plan is:
a qualified tuition plan.
The grant considered the foundation of federal financial aid is called the _____.
Receiving scholarship money to play basketball in college is a form of:
A plan that covers all qualified higher education expenses is known as a _____.
college savings plan
How often do colleges update the estimated cost of attendance on their websites?
The maximum amount that can be borrowed under a Perkins Loan is _____.
A plan that locks in tuition prices at eligible colleges and universities is known as a:
prepaid tuition plan.
If you choose to own a credit card, it is important to:
pay off the balance each month.
To whom do you go if you would like to enroll in a prepaid tuition plan?
A state agent
A scholarship received for one's artistic abilities is an example of:
Which of the following covers all qualified higher education expenses?
529 college savings plan
Numerous organizations have developed grants for underrepresented students. All of the following are considered underrepresented except _____.
Funds left over from a Coverdell Education Savings Account after all education expenses are paid go to whom?
When is the enrollment period for a 529 college savings plan?
If you enjoy working with plants and animals, the career cluster to follow is:
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources.
____ identify the knowledge and skills needed to follow a pathway toward a career goal.
The best career cluster for someone who is interested in designing landscapes would be:
Architecture and Construction.
Which of the following is a career you would find in the Finance Career Cluster?
Which of the following career clusters would best suit someone who likes managing organizations and companies?
Business Management and Administration
All of the following are career pathways in the Education and Training Career Cluster except:
Human Resources Management.
All of the following are career pathways for Health Sciences except:
Most problems can be solved by following a:
set of steps.
The ability to consistently meet deadlines is an example of a(n) ______.
strong work ethic
Employees who keep themselves up to date on company news and continually learn new aspects of their job show _____.
Checking and rechecking work for mistakes is an example of:
paying attention to detail.
All of the following are good strategies for time management except:
putting off complex projects.
Which of the following is not a characteristic of a strong work ethic?
On a job search, strong writing skills are important when preparing a _____ and a cover letter.
When it comes to problem solving, it is important to:
define the problem you are attempting to solve.
In a team, when you communicate good ideas without expecting credit, you are:
All of the following represent appropriate speech in the workplace except:
All of the following are examples of integrity except:
frequently missing deadlines.
Every time you are asked to work with others, you are being asked to:
be apart of a team
Which of the following is a question you should ask yourself when solving a problem?
How does it make me feel?
People who have strong time-management skills have the ability to:
All of the following are characteristics of professional behavior except:
A boss gives her employee a list of seven tasks to complete within the week. The employee makes a list of the most important tasks and gives himself a specific amount of time to accomplish each one. This employee has a(n) _____.
strong work ethic
All of the following are quotations from people fulfilled by their careers except:
"I put in minimal effort."
Which of the following is a poor reason to choose a profession?
Taking the easiest path
What question should you ask yourself to find out the careers in which your skills will be the most valuable?
What am I good at, and what do I enjoy?
All of the following can cause you to be uncertain about your path except:
focusing on your goal.
Which of the following people has found the right career path by combining his or her skills and interests?
Rodrigo does well in math. In his free time he takes computers apart and puts them back together. He also enjoys playing baseball. He wants to be a computer technician.
Which of the following people chose a career path for the wrong reasons?
Vince's friend is getting Vince a job where he works. Vince doesn't like what his friend does, but it's easy money.
Jamal is a talented rapper who just got signed to a label, but his parents convinced him he'd never make it, so he's studying to be a lab technician.
When deciding on a career path, what is a good step to take after setting the basic career requirements?
Make a list of what you enjoy.
All of the following are good questions to ask yourself when determining your strengths and skills except:
What skills do I need to improve?
Which of the following is essential in a satisfying work environment?
A boss who's respectful and cooperative
What is a step you can take toward committing to a career path?
Learn what type of education to pursue for your chosen field.
Career fulfillment means:
enjoying your work and being well compensated.
What is a good way to narrow down possible career choices?
Find common themes between what you are good at and what you enjoy.
Which of the following is a good person to talk to about the type of education you should pursue based on your desired career path?
Your school guidance counselor
By combining what they are good at and what they enjoy doing, all of the following people have found the right career path except:
Adriana enjoys taking care of her younger siblings when they are sick and gets high grades in her natural science classes. She has started taking tennis lessons because she wants to be a professional tennis player.
Which of the following people chose a career path for the right reasons?
Clarissa does well in her science classes and could spend hours analyzing things under a microscope, so she's decided to become a lab technician.
What is one question you could ask yourself to determine your favorite hobbies or activities?
What do I enjoy doing in my free time?
One way of discovering a great career is knowing what you love to do. The second part is knowing:
your strengths and skills.
Which of the following is a good basic requirement for a satisfying career?
It offers opportunities to learn and grow.
Which of the following pathways would appear under the Business Management and Administration Career Cluster?
All of the following are pathways relating to the Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Career Cluster except:
A clear and concise résumé is a sign that you have:
strong writing skills.
One pathway for the Education and Training Career Cluster is:
Administration and Administrative Support.
Jobs that use math and science to solve problems involving the design and development of technologies can be found in the _______ Career Cluster.
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Typically the best way to problem-solve is to utilize a:
set of steps.
An example of initiative is:
taking advantage of new opportunities.
Which of the following is an attribute of a fulfilling career?
Opportunities for growth
Professionals with a strong work ethic:
are always on time.
Which of the following is an example of a wrong reason to choose a career?
Taking the easiest path
All of the following are basic requirements for a fulfilling career except:
continual overtime work.
required overtime on a consistent basis.
All of the following career pathways are related to Information Technology except:
Logistics and Inventory Control.
All of the following are pathways in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Career Cluster except:
Working together to accomplish a common goal is:
One of the keys to following your career path is to be _____.
How many career clusters have been identified by the U.S. Department of Education?
Which of the following is an inappropriate way to greet your boss?
Yo, boss! Mornin'!
Why is it a good idea to understand what you are good at and what you enjoy doing?
To help you understand in which career your skills will be valued
Which of the following is not a trait of a fulfilled professional?
Finds satisfaction in minimal effort
Which of the following is a characteristic of a person with integrity?
Serves as a positive role model
An employee who appropriately prioritizes tasks and completes them on time without excuses probably has:
a strong work ethic.
What is a good question to ask yourself when choosing a career path?
What subjects do I like?
Which of the following is an example of why writing skills are important in the workplace?
To have your boss understand your reports and e-mails
Professionals who take ownership of their mistakes are said to have:
What step can you take toward committing to your career path?
Understand what education you need to obtain it.
Which of the following qualifies as a teamwork skill?
Being able to persuade others in the right direction
Which of the following is an appropriate way to decline an offer in a professional environment?
Unfortunately, we are not in a position to accept the offer.
People who are fulfilled in their careers:
enjoy their job and are rewarded for their work.
If you enjoy math and science, the career cluster that might be best for you is:
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics.
If you consider yourself to be highly logical and you enjoy working with computers, the ______ Career Cluster might be best for you.
All of the following are pathways you would find under the Education and Training Career Cluster except:
Finding effective ways to address multiple concerns is an example of:
If you are interested in piloting planes, driving trucks, or steering ships, the best career cluster for you might be:
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics.
To attend a selective college, how many years of high school math must you complete?
A weighted GPA counts _____ more highly.
honors, AP, IB, and dual enrollment courses
A financially stable person is able to:
Which education savings plan can be used for K through 12 expenses as well as post-secondary expenses?
Coverdell Education Savings Plan
are more rigorous than regular courses.
_____ requirements educate a student in a broad range of areas and are required to complete a college major.
A vocational school offers all of the following except _____.
Which of the following is a good time-management technique?
Knowing how to prioritize
In addition to test preparation, the Aspire test provides you with information regarding potential _____.
How many years of math do high schools require you to complete for graduation?
3 to 4
Which is the largest provider of grants?
Which is a memory strategy?
Review information shortly after you've learned it.
A _____ is a grouping of occupations that have a set of common knowledge and skills.
Which will you likely have to provide if you apply to a four-year college?
GPA and standardized test scores
Which type of homework requires the student to combine different skills to complete the assignment?
Complete a U.S. history project.
Which subjects does the Aspire test assess?
English, math, reading, writing, and science
If Suzy earns a B in science, an A in math, and a D in English, what is her GPA?
Which is an extracurricular activity?
Playing high school volleyball
Which medical information is required on a high school transcript?
A bachelor's degree is earned at a _____.
Secondary school falls between:
elementary school and post-secondary school
All of the following sections are tested on the PSAT except _____.
Carla earned 322 points out of 340 grade points in her environmental science course. What letter grade did she earn?
Which allows college students to work part-time jobs to help pay for education expenses?
Federal Work-Study Program
Which is an advantage of doing an apprenticeship program?
You are supervised by a trade professional.
You earn money while you learn specific career skills.
What is a personal quality?
A characteristic or trait
All of the following are included in the cost of attendance of a college except _____.
A Coverdell Education Savings Account is a type of _____ plan.
Which of the following should college students do to keep track of their finances?
Open a checking account and a savings account.
When do you repay money granted through a scholarship?
Within a major, students can choose to study a specific area within that major. For example, a journalism student may study military journalism or business journalism. This specific area is called a _____.
All of the following are ways to keep yourself motivated to do your homework except:
use the last-minute rule: Do it just before you have to turn it in.
Which post-secondary institution offers a more flexible course schedule?
Which post-secondary school would be the best choice if you wanted to explore college majors and career paths?
All of the following are good questions to ask yourself when determining what you do well except:
what television shows do I like to watch?
When looking at the statistics and opportunities available to college graduates, you see that college graduates:
have more career options.
What is one reason why private loans are less favorable than federal loans?
Higher interest rates
Which of the following is a smart way to save on college tuition?
Attend winter and summer sessions as well as regular semesters.
Attend a lesser-known school.
Attend a community college before transferring to a four-year college.
Which is a good tip to follow on the day you take the Aspire test or PSAT?
Bring a watch so you can pace yourself.
Students must start paying back Stafford Loans:
six months after leaving school or dropping below half-time status.
The 529 plan is a type of _____ plan.
Aspire is a test you take to prepare for the _____.
A two-year college is commonly known as a _____.
Who is a good person to ask for advice to keep you motivated to do your homework?
A vocational school offers training for which occupation?
Which is a basic requirement for a fulfilling career?
A respectful and cooperative boss
Which of the following is not an example of professional behavior?
Having a general knowledge of one's job and company
Which standardized test do you take to prepare for the ACT?
One way to learn about your talents, skills, and personal qualities is to:
take a self-evaluation.
Which is a characteristic of the PSAT?
It is made up of mostly multiple-choice questions.
A _____ grant is offered by companies, organizations, and agencies to ensure that there is a good range of potential employees entering their fields.
The _____ is the estimated total cost of completing one year as a full-time student at a post-secondary institution.
cost of attendance
The _____ Work-Study Program allows college students to work part-time jobs to help pay for education expenses.
Which pathway would you find in the Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Career Cluster?
Natural Resource Systems
How many years of English do selective colleges require you to complete for admission?
What should you know before deciding which career you want to pursue?
What you like doing and what you are good at
All of the following are types of homework except _____.
All of the following are cheap ways to get around large college campuses except:
taking a taxi.
A person looking to transfer from a community college to a four-year college would complete a(n) _____.
Associate of Arts degree
To attend a selective college, how many years of high school science must you complete?
A large four-year college typically offers all of the following except:
very cheap tuition.
Which of the following is not a federal student loan?
High school students can automatically earn college credit by passing _____ courses.
A mnemonic is:
a tool that aids memory.
All of the following are qualities that can be enhanced through a vocational school education except _____.
You deal directly with a _____ to enroll in a 529 prepaid tuition plan.
All of the following are problem-solving steps except:
doing the first solution that comes to mind.
What degree can you earn from a four-year college?
Which pathway would you find in the Information Technology Career Cluster?
Which is a way to pay for future college costs at today's rates?
529 prepaid tuition plan
Which is a factor that might lead a person to make a career choice for the wrong reasons?
Fear of taking risks
_____ requirements are courses that build knowledge and skills in a specific field.
A high school transcript is maintained by the school _____.
All of the following are characteristics of the PSAT except:
it consists of mostly short-answer and fill-in-the-blank items.
A person who studies a secondary area in addition to his or her major has a _____.
To attend a selective college, how many years of high school world languages must you complete?
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