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Career Prep

Vocabulary

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Career an occupation or profession, especially one requiring special training.
Resume a summing up; summary
Job a post of employment; full-time or part time position
FAFSA (The Free Application for Federal Student Aid) a form that can be prepared annually by current and prospective college students in the United States to determine their eligibility for student financial aid
Associates Degree a degree granted especially by junior colleges after completion of two years of study
Occupation a person’s usual or principal work or business, especially as a means of earning a living; vocation
Human Resources (HR) Department critical component of employee well-bring in any business, no matter how small
Trade Offs the exchange of one thing for another of more or less equal value, especially to effect a compromise
SAT a standardized test widely used for college admission in the United States
Transcript a written, typewritten, or printed copy
College an institution of higher learning, especially one providing a general or liberal arts education rather than technical or professional training
Ability power or capacity to do or act physically, mental, legally, morally, financially, etc.
ACT (The American College Test) help you get accepted into college
Salary the amount you are paid in your career
Core Class subjects that you must pass in order to graduate
Financial Aid a grant/scholarship, loan, or paid employment that’s offered to help any student with financial
Skill the ability, coming from one’s knowledge, practice, aptitude, etc., to do something well
Tuition the charge or fee for instructions, as at a private scholar a college or university
Undergraduates a student in a university or college who has not received a First, especially a bachelor’s, degree
Master Degree a degree awarded by a graduate school or department, usually to a person who has completed at least one year of graduate study
GPA (Grade Point Average) a number representing the average value of the accumulated final grades earned in course over time
Apprenticeship someone learning from another to learn a trade
Refference someone can tell someone else good things about you for a good impression
Interview a formal meeting in which one or more persons question, consult, or evaluate another person
Job specific skills needed for a specific job
PSAT (Preliminary SAT) a standardized test administered by the College Board and National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) in the United States
Technology the branch of knowledge that deals with the creation and use of technical means and their interrelation with life, society, and the environment, drawing upon such subjects as industrial arts, engineering, applied science, and pure science
Transfer of Credits not guaranteed when one student transfers from institution from another
Objectives something that one’s efforts or actions are intended to attain or accomplish; purpose; goal; target
Applicant a person applies for or requests something: a candidate
Doctorial the highest level of academic degree
Electives an optional study; a course that a student may select from among alternatives
Bachelor's Degree usually earned for an undergraduate course of study that nominally requires three to five years of study (depending on institution and field of study)
Higher Education education beyond high school, especially at a college or university
Assessment an education beyond high school, especially at a college or university
Employer a person or business that employs one or more people, especially for wages or salary
Extra-Curricular these fall outside of the realm the normal curriculum of school
Qualifications a qualify or accomplishment that make someone suitable for a particular for a particular job or activity
Created by: Alisha B.