“It is as if we change the whole course of life by changing our attitude towards it.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
I ask my high school students to think of that middle school romance. Now – how is that going? Things change, right? It is equally as difficult to predict a post-high school path. One thing I know to be true, more education = more income =more career opportunities. Check out:
Plus there are some pretty cool college courses like Underwater Basket Weaving - Seriously!
For example: iPhone Application Programming @ Stanford University
"The coolest thing about the course is that there is a live version, called CS193P, which can be downloaded off of iTunes U. The course has become the fastest to reach the 1 million milestones in the history of iTunes U, which hosts offerings from hundreds of colleges and universities around the world."
And The Science of Harry Potter – Philosophy and Star Trek – Learning From YouTube
Not to mention the standard study abroad and international programs!
How to pay? $30 BILLION is allocated EVERY YEAR for scholarships and grants - check out:
www.students.gov and http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/index.jsp
Check out the librarian's links http://www.teacherweb.com/TX/RoundRockOpportunityCenter/Blumberg/t.aspx
and on my Handouts/Documents