Graduation Planning Resources

Developing your plan for the next stage and making it to graduation can seem daunting.  We've broken it down into a few manageable steps to get started.  There are many resources available as you continue to build your plan.  

 

DISCOVER YOUR PASSIONS

Identifying the steps to make a plan requires that you know where you want to go.  What are your interests?  What classes do you enjoy taking now?  Narrowing options down based on your passions and goals is a good place to start.  Chart your course...


COMMIT TO GRADUATE

Jostens C2G program is a proven model that encourages students to commit to graduate with excellence and develop a plan for their next stage of life.  Leverage the checklists available by grade to get started.  Learn more.


STAY ON TRACK

Successfully executing your plan can seem overwhelming at times.  Not to mention everyday high school challenges that can impact your path.  Navigating distractions & issues, such as social media, anxiety, stress, etc. can all play a role in your success.  Jostens has several programs designed to support you:

THE HARBOR

Character development video series covering meaningful topics.  Real perspectives from real people to help you achieve greater success.  Discussion guide helps facilitate conversations.  Learn more...
 

PaUSE BEFORE YOU POST

Build awareness and understanding of the responsibilities and consequences of sharing information through social media outlets.  Eight great questions to start.  Learn more...

 

THE CONFIDENCE FACTOR

The Confidence Factor from Jostens is a life skills program aimed at strengthening confidence in middle and high school students.  The program is intended to cultivate student leaders and help create a culture of dignity and respect in the school community.  Learn more...


LOCAL SUPPORT

A great place to start is at your school.  Get to know who at your school & what resources are available for guidance.  Most schools have career & counseling centers to help you plan.  If you need more information, another great local resource is the Minnesota Office of Higher Education.  


identify wheN help is needed

As you start to develop your plan...you may realize that you need the help of an expert.  There are a variety of companies and resources available to you.  It can help to pinpoint where you need assistance.  Many resources available specialize in one of the following areas:

  • Financial Planning & Resources
  • Tutoring & Academic Support
  • Plan Development
  • Testing Preparation & Success
  • Admissions Resources- Portfolio & Resume Development, Essay Coaching
  • Mental Health