What is your current major and career pathway? Remember these are not the same thing. For example Criminal Justice may be the major but FBI investigator would be a career

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What is your current major and career pathway? Remember these are not the same thing. For example Criminal Justice may be the major but FBI investigator would be a career

Discuss any potential challenges you may face along the way and discuss how you may overcome them in terms

 

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Paragraph 1: Introduction / College Major & Career Goals

  • What is your current major and career pathway? Remember these are not the same thing. For example Criminal Justice may be the major but FBI investigator would be a career pathway.
  • Generally describe your five-year academic and career plan (e.g. college internships / work).
  • Using at least two examples describe how having a plan will help prepare you for academic success? Career success?

Paragraph 2: Knowing Yourself

  • Describe your interests value
  • When considering potential careers what level of responsibility are you seeking?
  • Describe your desired work environment.
  • What are two occupations of interest found in O*Net?
  • After reviewing the two occupations summaries in O*Net do they match your desired level of responsibility and

work environment?

Complete and use the following assessment for reference:

O*NET (https://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip) and https://www.myplan.com/assess/values.php

. Paragraph : Learning Styles & Personality

  • Describe your learning style and personality.
  • How will understanding your learning style and personality characteristics benefit your academic and

professional goals?

Complete and use the following assessments for reference:

  1. VARK (Chapter 4 p. 81-82)
  2. Gardner-Multiple Intelligence-MIS (Chapter 4 p. 90-91)

. Myers-Briggs (http://www.humanmetrics.com)

Paragraph 4: Obstacles to Goals

  • Discuss any potential challenges you may face along the way and discuss how you may overcome them in terms

of time management health & wellness and any other way(s) to help ensure academic and career success. _

5: Finances

  • Describe how having a financial plan will help you earn and save money while moving forward with academic and career goals.
  • Create and insert a spreadsheet for a current college budget
  • Create and insert a realistic future based budget on desired job / income (be sure to include student debt

housing taxes savings unexpected bills such as medical etc.)

Complete and use the following assessment for reference:

Texas Reality Check (https://texasrealitycheck.com/ it will help to print the chart of monthly expenses / required annual salary for 2 relevant occupations for quick reference)

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Paragraph 6: Conclusion

  • Summarize your college and career success plan.