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This word search contains the following answers:

Apprenticeship
Assessment
career
Certification
College
education
Exploration
FASFA
interests
Jobs
Likes and dislikes
Loans
Military
Pell Grants
Resources
skills
Success
Values

Educational and Career Exploration Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

A trainee engages in learning an occupation under the guidance and direction of a skilled worker; a 3-4 year training program on-the- job training with related technical instruction. apprenticeship
Advising, Placement, and Retention System – an assessment-advising program designed to identify the basic skill levels of students as they enter two-year institutions. ASSET
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery – is a test developed and maintained by the United States Department of Defense. ASVAB
Achieved after completion of a curriculum meeting the demands of a 4- year college program. Bachelors degree
A written statement that is accepted as proof of certain facts; often relating to the attainment of specific skills. Certificate
Postsecondary career, educational and financial planning site; provides comprehensive information in a web-based format of middle and high school students, parents, and counselors. This site includes comparative information about all of North Carolina’s two and four year postsecondary institutions, financial aid, and application services. This program is a partnership among the University of North Carolina General Administration, the College Foundation of North Carolina, and the State Educational Assistance Authority. CFNC
A postsecondary school where a student might receive a bachelor’s degree, master’s, or doctoral degree in a specific discipline. College/University
Type of college with up to 2-year programs leading to certificates, diplomas, or associate degrees. Community college
Paid employment with an educational component provided in a career-technical class and supervised by school personnel. Cooperative education
A pathway, which a student selects in high school. Course of study
End-of- course assessment. EOC
A purpose/objective. Goals
Allows the student the opportunity to observe and participate in activities related to a career field; supervised by school personnel and related to the student’s career choice. (May be paid or unpaid) Internship
A short-term experience that allows the student to follow an experienced worker and see the day-to- day activities of a particular career. Job shadowing
An advanced 2-year program completed after attainment of a bachelor’s degree. Masters degree
A certified, experienced, skilled craftsperson that has successfully completed an apprenticeship program. Journey Worker
Special skills may be developed through educational programs in the armed services. Military
Paid employment that is not supervised by school personnel; may or may not be related to the student’s career choice. Parttime jobs
Education after high school. Postsecondary
A privately owned school that operates for profit for those seeking vocational training. Proprietary school
Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test: A practice test that measures the critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and writing skills that students need to do college-level work. PSAT
Education and training provided by an employer that usually takes place at a work site. On the job training
Scholastic Aptitude Test – a test that measures the critical thinking mathematical, reasoning, and writing skills students need to do college-level work. SAT
(CTSO-Career and Technical Student Organization) Vocational student organization; nonprofit, national organization with state and local chapters that exist to develop leadership skills and good citizenship among members; each organization is composed of vocational students interested in a specific occupational area. Student organizations
Practices used to prepare for learning and assessment of subject matter. Study habits
Practices used to prepare for learning and assessment of subject matter. Test-taking skills
An academic record; an official record of grades earned during a high school career. Transcript
Vocational Competency Achievement Tracking System is a competency-based instructional management system that focuses on the individual student and tracks his/her achievement in relation to a predetermined set of core competencies. VOCATS
A contribution of free labor, usually to a non-profit organization. Volunteer

Unit 8: Education and Training Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

a program in which a person learns to do a certain job by working with a skilled worker Apprenticeship
a certificate of completion awarded to a person after completing a program of study in a particular area, usually lasting two years Associate degree
a certificate of completion awarded to a person after successfully completing a required set of college courses in both general and specific areas Bachelors degree
unit of measurement that schools use to determine whether students are progressing toward graduation Credit
a course that is not required but can be chosen by students according to their interests Elective
methods of paying for education/training, such as grants, scholarships, etc. Finical aid
a document stating that a person has passed a five-part test in the areas of writing, social studies, science, reading, and math GED certificate
a program of study beyond a bachelor's degree Graduate school
a temporary paid or unpaid position that involves direct work experience in a career field Internship
learning on the job On-the-job training

Financial Aid Cross Word Puzzle

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

If a student fails to repay a student loan on time, the student is in ____________. Default
The acronym for the amount of money a student and his/her family are expected to pay toward college expenses as determined by the FAFSA, also known as the Expected Family Contribution. EFC
One of the standardized tests that students generally take junior year of high school that is used by colleges to evaluate an applicant’s academic skills and abilities. ACT
The type of loan where the U.S. Department of Education does NOT pay the interest while you are in college. Unsubsidized
The type of loan where the U.S. Department of Education pays the interest while you are in college. Subsidized
The name of Federal low-interest loans for eligible students to help cover the cost of college or career school (HINT: it starts with the letter "s"). Stafford
Federal loans that parents of undergraduate students can sometimes use to help pay for their child's college or career school. PLUS
Your primary area of study chosen for college. Major
The name of the campus office that makes the decision about your acceptance to their school. Admissions
An area of interest studied at the same time as a major; however, fewer courses are required. Minor
Federal grant program providing need-based grants to low-income students. PELL
Type of college degree given if you complete four years of full-time study. Bachelor
Type of college degree earned if you complete two years of full-time study. Associate
The acronym for the application that you will fill out your senior year to apply for financial aid. FAFSA
The person at a college who helps students decide what classes to take, what major to pursue, and that makes sure student have fulfilled all graduation requirements. Advisor
The acronym for the report that a student receives after their FAFSA is processed. It is the report that is sent to your college, also known as a Student Aid Report. SAR
The legal document a student loan borrower must sign when he/she receives a loan. This document lists the terms for repayment of the loan, including interest. Promissory Note
This type of college or university is NOT run by the state and is generally smaller and more expensive. Private
The office at a college that is in charge of your financial aid, bills, and payments (HINT: It starts with the letter “b”). Bursar
The total cost to attend college before financial aid, including tuition and fees, room and board, books and supplies, and other living expenses (Hint: Acronym is “COA”). Cost of Attendance
A program that allows students to take a part-time campus job as part of their financial aid package. Work Study
Colleges/universities that are ran and regulated by the state or federal government. Public
The general term for money you borrow from the government, a bank or another source that need to be paid back, usually over an agreed period of time. Loan
Generally, a student that is taking more than 12 credit hours of classes is considered to be a _______ student versus part time student. Fulltime
The period of time following graduation when a student is NOT expected to start paying his/her loans back yet is known as a “______ period.” Grace
What we wish grew on trees!! Money
A kind of "gift aid" — financial aid that doesn’t have to be paid back and that is usually awarded based on financial need. Grant
The name of the official document that your high school guidance counselor will send to your colleges that lists the classes that you have taken and your grades. Transcript

Education and Training Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

A program in which a person learns to do a certain job by working with a skilled worker Apprenticeship
A certificate of completion awarded to a person after successfully completing a required set of college courses in both general and specific areas Bachelor's Degree
A certificate of completion awarded to a person after completing a program of study in a particular area, usually lasting two years. Associate degree
Unit of measurement that schools use to determine whether students are progressing toward graduation Credit
A course that is not required but can be chosen by students according to their interests. Elective
Methods of paying for education/training, such as grants, scholarships, etc. Financial Aid
A document stating that a person has passed a five-part test in the areas of writing, social studies, science, reading, and math. GED Certificate
A program of study beyond a bachelor's degree Graduate School
A temporary paid or unpaid position that involves direct work experience in a career field. Internship
Learning on the Job On the Job training
Any education or training following high school. Postsecondary Education
A course that is required before another course can be taken Prerequisite
The fee that colleges charge to take their classes Tuition
A course or program that teaches job skills Vocational

Exploring Careers Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

arts
internship
jobshadowing
exploratoryinterview
research
careerinterestareas
careerclusters
construction
architecture
flextime
telecommute
outsourcing
jobsharing
workforcediversity
team
trend
genderequality
Ecommerce
laborforce
jobmarket
globaleconomy
services
goods
economy
lifestyle
fulltime
career
occupation
job
economicvalues
workvalues
values
skill
aptitude
personality
ability
interests
Learningstyles
selfawareness

College Success Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

A requirement which must be met before a certain course can be taken. Prerequisite
An outline plan for a particular course. syllabus
A scholarship granted by the Navajo Nation based on G.P.A and ACT scores. Chief Manuelito
Your official record of course work in high school or college. transcript
Anything related to the way you are paying for college. Financial Aid
Grade Point Average, a student's overall academic performance. GPA
An area of concentration in a particular field of studying. major
A half year term in a school or college, generally 15-18 weeks. semester
The placement of a high school student in a course that offers college credit if completed successfully. Advanced Placement
It usually takes 4-5 years to obtain this particular undergrad degree. Bachelors Degree
Sometimes, immediately after obtaining a Bachelor's Degree, some students like to pursue their..... Masters Degree
To cancel registration in a course after enrolling into it. drop
College-level courses that give credit toward your high school requirements; and at the same time, you also earn college credit. dual credit
a supervised short-term apprenticeship for experience. Internship
A student's standing based on academics compared to their peers. Class rank
One of the most common college entrance exams. ACT
A requirement for all studnets seeking federal financial aid - pell grant. FAFSA
Federally funded program.....campus job. Workstudy
Money given to you for your studies Scholarship
Money that is paid back to a student who met their financial responsibility to a school. Refund

High School and Career Planning Skills Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

A program in which a person learns to do a certain job by working with a skilled worker Apprenticeship
a certificate of completion awarded to a person after completing a program usually lasting 2 years Associate degree
a certificate of completion awarded to a person after successfully completing a required set of college courses in both general and specific areas Bachelor's degree
unit of measurement that schools use to determine whether students are progressing toward graduation credit
a course that is not required but can be chosen by students according to their interests elective
methods of paying for education/training, such as grants, scholarships, etc. financial aid
a document stating that a person has passed a five-part test in the areas of writing, social studies, science, reading, and math GED certificate
a program of study beyond a bachelors degree graduate school
a temporary paid or unpaid position that involves direct work experience in a career field internship
the fee that colleges charge to take their classes tuition

Career Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

an occupation undertaken for a significant period of a person's life and with opportunities for progress. Career
the imparting or exchanging of information by speaking, writing, or using some other medium. Communication
a series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person's mind during sleep Dream
series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person's mind during sleep. "I had a recurrent dream about falling from great heights" Education
understandings and personal attributes that make individuals more likely to gain employment and to be successful in their chosen occupations". Employability
a project or undertaking, especially a bold or complex one. Enterprise
the action of exploring an unfamiliar area. Exploration
a break or hole in an object or between two objects. Gap
the object of a person's ambition or effort; an aim or desired result. Goals
economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories. Industry
the ability to assess and initiate things independently. Initiative
a paid position of regular employment. Job
an act of travelling from one place to another. Journey
knowledge acquired through study, experience, or being taught Learning
a job or profession. Occupation
the action of organizing something. Organisation
the process of making plans for something. Planning
the process of finding solutions to difficult or complex issues. Problem solving
coming after, less important than, or resulting from someone or something else that is primary. Secondary
management of or by oneself; the taking of responsibility for one's own behaviour and well-being. Self managment
the ability to do something well; expertise. Skills

College/Career Word Search

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This word search contains the following answers:

pride
independence
character
job
fulfillment
happiness
success
options
engineer
work force
student
boss
supervisor
graduate
diploma
certificate
masters degree
associates degree
bachelors degree
major
employee
manager
construction
confidence
determination
welder
counselor
cosmetologist
mechanic
coast guard
navy
marines
air force
army
trade school
transfer
career
community college
university

CTE 7 Crossword

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This crossword contains the following questions and answers:

related to cooking culinary
the action or business of promoting and selling products or services, including advertising. marketing
an international association of high school and college students and teachers of marketing DECA
person who designs, builds, or maintains engines, machines, or public works. engineer
a fixed regular payment, typically paid on a monthly or biweekly basis but often written as one annual sum salary
acronym for Career and Technical Education CTE
view the infographic to see how a career is not the same thing as a job, view this page to see various types of careers career
sometimes called "soft skills" these attributes help individuals gain and stay employed. employability
brief written account of personal, educational, and professional qualifications and experience, as that prepared by an applicant for a job resume
following an occupation as a means of livelihood or for gain professional
a person engaged in short-term work that requires bodily strength, or manual effort laborer
a person who has control or direction of an institution, business, etc., or of a part, division, or phase of it. manager
to cultivate people who can be helpful to one professionally, especially in finding employment or moving to a higher position network
any official or formal program to provide practical experience for beginners in an occupation or profession internship
a wise and trusted counselor or teacher internship
extra resources the employer provides a salaried employee, typically includes medical insurance and payments toward retirement benifits
people who have worked with you, or you have worked for, and would recommend you to another employer refrences
a person who starts and runs their own business entrepreneur
a group of businesses offering similar products or services industry
a group of employers which require similar skills from their employees career cluster
a person who works for another to learn a specific skill or trade. A person doing an apprenticeship is called an apprentice apprenticeship
communication that does not involve words non-verbal communication
the cost of classes, labs and miscellaneous fees like a student activity fee or a health services fee tuition and fees
- makes it possible for students to apply to any of the 456 participating schools common application
Each college typically requires students to fill out an application that incluces: academic records, personal essays, letters of recommendation, extracurriculars, SAT or ACT test scores. application
must be done, no exceptions mandatory
- credit given for attending one lecture hour of class each week for 15 weeks or the equivalent. Most college classes are three credit hours meaning they meet three hours each week credit hour
any education after high school (that means stuff besides going to college!) postsecondary
a widely used college entrance exam. Exam is just under three hours. Test covers English, math, reading and science. Students receive a score of 1 to 36 on each of the four parts to make a composite score. ACT
a widely used college entrance exam. Exam is three hours. Test covers verbal, writing and math skills. Students can earn up to 2400 points. SAT
- money given to a student for the purposes of paying for college. Scholarships can be awarded to students based on academic achievements or on many other factors like race, family background or where your parents work. Scholarships do not have to be repaid. scholarship
money from state or federal government for the purposes of attending college. Grants do not need to be repaid. The Pell Grant is the most common grant. Grants do not have to be repaid. grant
a type of financial aid available to students and parents. Loans must be repaid. Payments typically begin once the student finishes (or leaves) school. loan
the area of the college that works with the students on using grants and loans to pay for college. Your FAFSA information is shared with the financial aid offices of your top college choices financial aid
a course you are required to take before you can enroll in another course prerequisite
the field of study a student concentrates on major
acronym for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. High school students fill this out to determine how much financial aid they are eligible for FAFSA
acronym for Associate of Arts a degree which can be earned at most two-year colleges A.A.
acronym for Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science. Both degrees can be earned at four-year colleges. Students earning a B.A. or B.S. are called undergrads B.A. OR B.S.
- acronym for Master of Arts. This degree can only be earned after earning a B.A. or B.S. Students earning an M.A. are called grad students (since they've already graduated once before) M.A.
a program that allows students to work part time during the school year as part of their financial aid package workstudy
typically a package of five or six courses, for credit or not, taken over three to eighteen months. Some cost a few thousand dollars, others much more certificate
a school that includes many different schools (ex. the college of nursing, the college of education, etc.) and has grad students. These tend to be larger more expensive institutions. university
sometimes called junior college or city college they are primarily two-year institutions granting certificates and A.A. degrees. Some students transfer to university after earning their A.A. Community colleges tend to be smaller and less expensive institutions. community college