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‘College for What?’ High School Students Want Answers Before Heading to Campus

May 14, 2024

Via: Ed Surge

What do you want to be when you grow up? That’s a question long faced by high school students. But these days, students have access to far more information than in the past about what, specifically, they could do as a job after they graduate.

And that is changing the way students are thinking about whether or not they want to go to college — or when they want to go.

These shifting attitudes were evident in March at Central High School here, at a daylong event dubbed the “Opportunity Fair.” More than 100 local businesses set up tables with company banners and flyers about what it means to work for them, with representatives on hand to answer questions.

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