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...
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:
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...
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