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ITT Tech - Explore Your Possibilities

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I scooped this site because it is a school that i have always been interested in. ITT offers lots of careers in the field of computers i have always looked into like computer programming. The site is a great way to get started on what interest you with majors any many field.

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Online Degree Programs | Accredited University | Choose DeVry Partner

Online Degree Programs | Accredited University | Choose DeVry Partner | Culminating Project | Scoop.it
Learn about DeVry University's bachelor's, master's, and associate degree programs within colleges at 90+ locations & online. Sign up to begin your flexible education!
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I scooped this article because i learned a lot about DeVry University. I like this university because they have a lot of programs in the field of computers which interest me a lot.

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3 Great Reasons to Take a Gap Year & 3 Bad Reasons To Take a Gap Year

3 Great Reasons to Take a Gap Year & 3 Bad Reasons To Take a Gap Year | Culminating Project | Scoop.it
For some pre-collegiettes, the progression from high school directly into college life feels natural. For others, the transition is more uncertain and begs the question, “Isn’t there another way to spend my time after high school?” This transitional period does exist and it is usually called a gap year!
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I scooped this Article because it had a lot of good information on the pros to taking a year from college and how it can be helpful. What i leaned is " You're burnt out of high school" you have been going to school for the last 12 years a break could help you recharge you batteries and return to school with new found vigor. “You’ve never left home" taking a break could let you explore the world and experience new things. This article did a good job on describing the pros to taking a break and that’s why I scooped it

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Why Should I Complete the FAFSA?

Why Should I Complete the FAFSA? | Culminating Project | Scoop.it
Discover the common rumors and realities behind the FAFSA and learn why you should complete the financial aid form this year.
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This article underlines the reasons why you should fill out the FASFA. If you want to go to school and need help paying for it then you need to fill it out.

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CDC - Teen Drivers Fact Sheet - Motor Vehicle Safety

CDC - Teen Drivers Fact Sheet - Motor Vehicle Safety | Culminating Project | Scoop.it
Teen motor vehicle crashes are preventable, and proven strategies can improve the safety of young drivers on the road.
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I spent a good hour doing research on how much more likely teens are to get into a crash and this website helped. The site contained a lot of information on how to prevent teen crashes and who is most likely to crash. One must always keep in mind safety when driving a should take steps to be safe.

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WOIS - Enter Site Key

WOIS provides current information on occupations, educational programs and postsecondary schools in Washington State
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WOIS is a helpful website with a lot of information on different careers. Its nice because they have interviews from people in that field with personal incite on what they do for a living. WOIS is also a tool for looking at the programs that schools have and also has things on the military if your not going to school right away. All in all its a good website and helpful.

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Logon

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I scooped this because it is the way i can view my grades. It helps a lot to be able to see how I'm doing in my classes and lets me know when I'm falling behind on work. Keeping my grades up so that i can graduate on time and go to college for these reasons i scooped this website.

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FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid | Culminating Project | Scoop.it
Apply now! Federal Student Aid has more than $150 billion available to help you pay for school.
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I picked this website because it is important for students to fill out the FASFA so that they can get financial aid. Its also important to fill out the FASFA every year because it is required and you wont be able to get scholarships or help with out it and its easy.

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Don't Wait To Graduate

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I scooped this because the presentation that kevin Corbett gave was helpful and full of information. People believe that the only way you can be successful is by going to a four year college but that is not true. We live in a wold full of media and the internet with people who didn't go to school like Bill Gates or Steve jobs who started company's out of there homes. You don't have to go to school to be successful. 

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Best and Worst Degrees for Employment - Yahoo Education

Best and Worst Degrees for Employment - Yahoo Education | Culminating Project | Scoop.it
With the right education, your dream job could be within reach.
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I scooped this because i learned that going to college is just half of the fight in the job market. Picking the right degree is key to being successful if not all degrees are equal. The article contains a list of some of the worst degrees to have. 

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Reasons Not To Take A Gap Year (And Why You’re Wrong) - UnCollege

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I scooped this site because it has a lot of good information on why you shouldn't take a break from school before going to college. Cons taking a year off could rarely keep you from going back but it happens to some. Second con is that you will get other commitments that could come up in your life. This article helped see the reasons why you should not take a break of from school.

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Going To College May Cost You, But So Will Skipping It

Going To College May Cost You, But So Will Skipping It | Culminating Project | Scoop.it
The gap in earnings between young people who have a college degree and those who don't has continued to widen over the past several decades. And while total student loan debt in the U.S. continues to rise, millennials say a college degree is still worth it.
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I Scooped this site because this article is full of helpful insight on if going to college is worth it. People who go to college make more money then those who don't. I also learned that if you are more likely t be unemployed if you didn't go to college. Employers want to give jobs to people who have degrees and have invested in education.

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Careers at Smith Gardens

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I picked this website because i plan to apply for a gob at Smith Gardens. A lot of my family works here and i hope to work here while i go to college.

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Washington State Community and Technical Colleges Check

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I scooped this site because it is what i used to apply to community college. This site is helpful because you can use it to apply several colleges in the area and all you have to do is set up an account. To apply you have to fill out several pieces of personal information and answer simple questions.

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Welcome to Everett Community College | Everett Community College

Welcome to Everett Community College | Everett Community College | Culminating Project | Scoop.it
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I chose to scoop this article because it is the where i will be attending school next year. I used this website to sign up for school as well as sign up for other this like a tour of the campus. 

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WA State Licensing (DOL) Official Site: Practice test

WA State Licensing (DOL) Official Site: Practice test | Culminating Project | Scoop.it
Get ready for your Washington driver license knowledge test. You'll get a different practice test each time you try it.
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I chose to scoop this because it will help me prepare for when i go into the DMV and take my test. It has a lot of helpful information and insight of  laws that i need to to know.

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