Explore Higher Education Pathways
Many people think “higher education” means just four-year degrees, but there are multiple pathways available to you. For many good-paying jobs, a two-year degree or three-month certificate can set you up on a path to success.
Your Task: Use the College Application Tool to explore higher education pathways.
Step 1: Open the College Admissions Tool. Sign in using your CollegeInColorado account and click Option 1: Build Options
Step 2: Click Four-Year Colleges. Select the Benefits and Trade-Offs dropdown categories and readthrough the items for each category. Repeat for Two Year & Technical Colleges.
Step 3: Now explore additional options by clicking the pathway options on the left side of your window: Apprenticeships, Private and Occupational & Technical Schools, U.S. Military and Direct to Work.
Step 4: Complete the chart in your CAM Workbook as you explore.
|Option||Summarize Benefits||Summarize Trade-Offs|
|Two-Year & Technical Colleges|
|Private & Occupational Schools|
Mission Accomplished: Circle your favorite option in your CAM Workbook and have your CAM Ambassador stamp it.