Post High School Planning

Post High School Planning, while challenging, can be a great experience. Searching for colleges, examining your interests, having discussions about your future with your parents can all be enlightening experiences. The counselors are here to help you as you work through this process. Let us know if you have any questions or need our assistance. Please see resources listed to the right of this page and our yearly book below.

4-year College or University

Attending a four-year college or university after high school can be a transformative experience that opens doors to a world of opportunities, fosters personal and intellectual growth, and lays the foundation for a successful and fulfilling career.

See additional resources below.

2-year College or Trade School

Attending a 2-year college or trade school can provide students with a cost-effective, career-focused education that prepares them for success in the workforce while offering flexibility and opportunities for further advancement.

Dallas College is a local community college that offers numerous two year degrees.

Use a college search on College Board to search for 2-year or trade schools.


Joining the military can be an exciting and life-changing experience. There are a lot of reasons young men and women across the United States show an interest in the Armed Forces. Some have a multigenerational respect for the military and want to serve like their older relatives did. Others want job security and the benefits that come along with being in the military. Whatever the reason, joining the military can create a great foundation for future personal growth.

Military Information

The ASVAB test is a career interest inventory and can also be used for the military (not required). Typically the test of offered in November each school year.


After high school students can explore various job opportunities based on their skills, interest and qualifications. Some fields are:

  • Retail

  • Hospitality

  • Customer Service

  • Administration

  • Construction

  • Health Care

Try a Interest Inventory to see what industries are a match for you.


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