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6th Grade

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Grad : Career Planning

Ideally, a career should match a person's interests, abilities, and values. The following career-planning resources can be useful in identifying possible career pathways. 

Ready : Timeline

Explore best practices and grade-level recommendations for students and families pursuing higher education.

 

Grad : Military Information

Military Information

The military can offer a diverse and challenging set of experiences and skill development. Along with travel opportunities, it also helps pay for part of your education. 

To join the military, you need to be physically fit and have good grades. Skill in math, engineering, science, and foreign languages can help you advance.

Set : Managing Your Money

Common college costs include tuition, mandatory fees, room and board (food), books, transportation, and supplies. Meeting these financial obligations is a critical component to educational success. 

Set : Paying for My Education

Ready : Preparing for My Education

There are lots of easy ways to get ready for a great experience in middle and high school. Taking small steps now will make it easier to prepare for college in the future.

 Here are some things you can do throughout 6th grade to get prepared for high school:

Grad : Resources

There are many great online resources to help you to think about your future. Whether you need help setting goals or want to explore your college and career options, the suggestions below will help guide you through that process:

Set : Find the Right School

Colleges and Universities

Two-Year Colleges

Two-year colleges, often referred to as community or technical colleges, offer associate degrees and certificate programs. Washington community and technical colleges offer a wide variety of programs and coursework. Several two-year pathways offer easy transfer opportunities to four-year colleges and universities.

Ready : What You Need to Know

Welcome to middle school!

High school graduation and college prep may not seem like top priorities right now, but even little things you do now can help you succeed in middle school, high school, and beyond.