Post High School Planning

Post-graduate planning at Collier High School works with current high school students and alumni to develop plans for after graduation.  Students work with the Post-Graduate Counselors to explore career and college opportunities.  They additionally assist current students and alumni with the transition process from Collier High School.  The following are a series of workshops and services offered to current students and alumni from the post-graduate planning team:

  • Individual and group post-graduate planning workshops for juniors and seniors

    • Workshops include:

      • Understanding the differences between college and high school

      • Panel with Collier High School alumni

      • Speaker from the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

      • Four year college planning group (Six weeks in the Fall)

      • How to transfer from a community college or vocational program to a four-year college

      • Administration of a sample College Placement Exam

      • Transition and bonding group with seniors

      • Independent living skills

      • Process of buying a used car

  • Individual post-graduate planning for alumni

  • Individual and group job assistance for current high school students seeking part-time employment

    • Workshops discuss the following topics:

      • Resume building

      • Job search process

      • Job application process

      • Interview tips and tricks

      • Mock interviews

      • Learn and update existing job skills

  • Individual job assistance for alumni seeking full-time or part-time employment

  • SAT prep course for juniors and seniors

  • Career interest inventories for current high school students

  • Career days throughout the months of March and April

  • Dual enrollment opportunities between Collier HS and Brookdale Community College

  • Exploration of financial aid including links to various scholarships

  • Tours on multiple college campuses

  • Tours of multiple career/vocational programs

  • Test taking and note taking workshops

  • Caramore Farm