• Getting startedgirl with book
    Starting Points:
    Think about:
      • Who you are ?
      • What are you interested in learning about?
      • Where do you see yourself in the future?
    Let's start with who you are? 
    • Are you a person that wants to be on a big campus?
    • Do you want to a attend a school in the area or maybe you want to study outside of Texas?
    • Are you looking for small classes where the professor knows your name and not just by your student ID number? 
    What are your interests:
    • What do you want to learn about?

    Where do you see yourself in the future?

    • Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
    • What kind of career can you see yourself in?
    • What kind of education are you looking for? 
    • How much time would you like to spend pursuing your education?
      • Certificate (usually 6 - 18 months)
      • Associate's Degree (2 years)
      • Bachelor's degree (4 - 6 years)

    Bottom Line:  What do you want to be when you grow up?

    • It's a lot to think about  
    • Remember to ask questions of an academic counselor, career counselor or a admission counselor
    • You CAN do it!
    • Congratulations in taking the first steps to your future
Last Modified on November 20, 2006