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Blast Off Into Your Future

November 12, 2008
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Amanda Ladage, Admissions Counselor at Robert Morris College, gave the presentation. The presentation covered several topics. The importance of choosing a career that brings satisfaction and happiness. Students had the opportunity to take a career interest assessment to determine the career fit for them. Discussion was held regarding the average salary earned with a High School Diploma, $26,123, average salary of Bachelors Degree $45,221 and average salary of Masters Degree $59.804. The salary review reinforces the importance of additional education and training to increase earning potential. There are several ways to finance a college education through grants, loans, and scholarships. A web site fastweb.com is a source to locate available scholarships.
All the information was presented in a fun interactive game with the students earning points for correct answers.