Winter 2006

  • by Kerry Turner In the age of the Internet where information is literally at a student's fingertips, just how important are high school counselors in a student's college planning process? We know counselors still play a key role in guiding their students' college decisions – but did you know that parents of high school seniors/juniors also rely on their child's high...
  • by Jenny Faubert The automotive service field has high pay and a great demand for workers. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the average annual salary for jobs in the automotive service department range from $32,000 to $57,000. The numerous students seeking higher education in this field can look to Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (UTI). UTI schools offer specialized technical...
  • by Jenny Faubert Genevieve Thomas – Illinois School of Health Careers Recipient of the Imagine America scholarship After graduating from Westinghouse High School in June 2006, Genevieve Thomas began attending the Illinois School of Health Careers in Chicago, Illinois, to pursue a Medical Assistant diploma. Genevieve's commitment to continuing her education and to helping...
  • by Kerry Turner Have you ever wondered how the general public felt about career colleges? Do most know what the term "career college" means? How do parents of high school students feel about their kids enrolling at a career college? These are just a few of the questions that the Career College Association (CCA) wanted answered when they commissioned a recent study from the prominent...
  • This section is your chance to send us your questions about the Imagine America scholarship and award programs. You can e-mail your questions to IANewsletter@career.org. Q: A student came to my office and asked me to help them apply for the Imagine America high school scholarship. How do I do that? A. Good question. Try our 10-step process below. This was designed to ensure all applications...