Though Learn.Plan.Succeed. is a new graduation requirement, there are already plenty of resources in
place to ensure that you are supported in preparing for your plan after you graduate high school. Every
student will be supported in exploring options, deciding on a pathway, and creating a concrete plan for
after they graduate through intentional conversations with their school counselor as well as other
After graduating high school, you might choose to pursue a 2-year or a 4-year
degree. There are a number of different types of colleges you may want to go
to based on what you’re interested in studying, or other characteristics, such as
location, school size, specific population served, student to faculty ratio,
affordability, or extracurriculars.
The branches of the military include the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force,
and the U.S. Coast Guard. The military provides the opportunity to serve your
country in a number of capacities.
You may choose to immediately enter the workforce after graduating high
Maybe you decide that you want to gain on-the-job work experience related to
your career interests. Participating in a trade or apprenticeship program allows
you to work on-the-job and receive classroom training directly applicable to the
work in your trade or apprenticeship program. Some of these programs can
include carpentry, engineering, construction, healthcare, and other industries
with specific technical instruction needs.
Info about pursuing a job program
If you’re uncertain about a pathway you want to enter immediately after high
school or maybe you want to take time to serve your community, a gap year
program may be an option for you.