A Peek Into the Future!
Sponsored by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education and Career Tech, Issue 1
Illustration: Counselor Ms. Turee looks into a magic ball where students Tyanna and Josh are pondering their futures.
In this issue
Page 7: How you can stack credentials
Page 9: What’s an A. A. S. (workforce) degree?
Page 12: Helpful links & OKcollegestart.org
Page 13: Career choices & financial aid information
Illustration: A male student holding a book and a female student carrying a backpack prepare to enter a career technology center school bus.
Tyanna says: I didn’t expect it to be easy to go to the tech center and high school, but all this “future” stuff is stressing me out...
Illustration: Tyanna sits on a chair across from Ms. Turee’s desk.
Ms. Turee says: This isn’t a game, Tyanna. What are you going to do after high school?
Illustration: A close up of Tyanna and Josh having a conversation.
Tyanna says: Figuring out what you want to do with the rest of your life is hard. I love volunteering at the health clinic with my aunt, but...
Josh says: So, what’s the rush? We still have plenty of time, don’t we?
Illustration: Tyanna is working at the free clinic and holding a tray of supplies that she is about to drop.
Tyanna screams: No!
Illustration: Tyanna’s Aunt Nina, a woman in her late 20s, stands with her hands on her hips.
Aunt Nina says: Slow down. You need to focus.
Illustration: Aunt Nina kneels to pick up the supplies.
Aunt Nina says: This stuff isn’t free, you know.