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College and Career Planning

UtahFutures can help you be more prepared for the college & career options on your path to success.

→ Begin by deciding which of the following best describes you:

I Don't Know
Students who don't know what career path is best for them.
  1. First, make sure you’ve created an account so you can save your work and that you know the Utah High School Education Requirements.
  2. Next, try taking an Assessment to discover what most interests you.
  3. Use what you’ve learned to search for a Program of Study or Occupation that matches your interests.
  4. Then, find a school that offers your program and start building your plan.
  5. Also, check out scholarships offered in your area as a way to get started, or consider the Military as an option.
  6. Keep track of what you've learned and start making a plan for yourself in your workspace.
I Love _____!
Students who love a subject, hobby or field but aren't sure how it will be a career.
  1. Start by logging into your account so you can save your work, then searching for a Program of Study to match your interests.
  2. Then choose a related occupation and check out the Career Roadmap.
  3. Compare Careers to find one that is a best fit for you.
  4. Find a school that offers your program of study and search for scholarships.
  5. Consider getting some work experience to add to your resume.
  6. Finally, it is a good idea to complete the More About Me section, update your resume and make a cover letter.
I've Got This!
Students who already know what career they are interested in researching.
  1. Begin by logging into your account so you can save your work, then searching for the Occupation you have in mind.
  2. Next, check out the Career Roadmap and see what Program of Study you should follow for the occupation you’ve selected.
  3. Then find a school that offers your program of study and see if there are Concurrent Enrollment classes you can be taking in high school to prepare.
  4. Check out the FAFSA4caster, learn more about scholarships and paying for school.
  5. Get ready for ACT and other tests you'll need to take and draft your resume.
  6. Consider getting some work experience to add to that resume.