7th Grade - Why Go To College

Identifying Interests

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Carlos' career exploration can help you identify your interests and help you learn how those interests correspond to potential careers.

Identifying Interests

After watching the video, think about these questions:


1. Carlos was interested in being a veterinarian because of his love of animals. What careers interest you? Why?


2. Carlos discovered that becoming a vet would take eight years of college after high school. What education will you need for the careers you listed above?


3. Carlos shadowed Lisa to see firsthand what it’s really like to be a vet. Who could you talk to in order to find out what a real day is like for the careers that interest you?


4. Carlos discovered that he should concentrate on advanced science courses in high school. What courses would help you to prepare for your future career? What activities or clubs could you join?