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News Outlook Your Hometown Newspaper May 17, 2018 - B7 Neil Tyler Wood Ryan Wright Parents: Michelle and Paul Wood Age: 18 I plan to join the U.S. Army in September after a full recovery of my broken femur. Parents: Teresa and Donnie Wright Age: 18 I plan to attend New York Univer- sity to major in social work. Trevor Aaron Wright Parents: Brad and Debbie Wright Age: 17 After graduation, I plan to attend Morehead State University to major in criminology. spen summer IB Graduation is a momen- go by without receiving a ing techniques and on ways visors or mentors and find panics may prefer entry- ployers. tous day in the lives of col- job offer But spending the to stand out in crowded job out if the company is hiring, level applicants with degrees lege students. After years of summer after graduation as markets. Such people may be morethat are not specific to their Customize a r&um for ev- schooling that dates all the productively as possible can inclined to bring someone industries so their new hires cry job. Be sure the curricu- way back to preschool or help graduates overcome Seek internships. If part- with direct experience on- are blank slates who can be lum vitae is not static. Write kindergarten, newly minted any dejection they might feel or full-time employment board - even if that experi- easily trained, and refine r sum& for each college graduates are finally and increase their chances of is proving elusive, don't be ence was brief and unpaid, job you apply for, mildly ready to begin their profes- landing a job. afraid to seek and ultimately In addition, grads can con- Attend job fairs. While oth- tweaking the wording or ac- sional lives, accept internships, which nect with adjunct professors er graduates may be taking complishments to address Contact career services of- can provide a way for grads who work in their desired the summer off, enterpris- the key phrases used in the That can be a scary prospect rices at your alma mater Ca- to get their foot in the doors fields, ing grads looking for work job listing. for some students, especially reer services offices can help in certain industries. Sum- should attend as many job those who graduate without recent graduates as they look mer internships may already When job hunting, don't fairs as possible. Graduates It can be tempting for re- jobs lined up. The summer for their first jobs out of col- be filled, so scour job boards get pigeon-holed by your likely won't leave job fairs cent college grads to spend after graduating from college lege. Such offices ma9 have for fall or winter internships, major. Just because a student with employment offers in the summers after gradua- can be a time like no other access to job and internship graduates with a particular hand, but job fairs are a great tion relaxing, but those who in the lives of new gradu- opportunities that grads do Start networking. Students degree does not mean he or way for grads to meet hiring spend that time productively ates. It can be easy to grow not. In addition, they may who interned can get in she needs to look for work in managers and submit their may lands jobs more quickly dejected as weeks or months coach grads on interview- touch with their past super- that field. In fact, many com- r sum s to potential em- than those who do not. Upon taking inventory of schools now offer bach- and feel that attaining a longer just young men and older comprise 40 percent nance job training courses. their lives at the start of a elor's and graduate degree higher level of education or women who begin pursu- of all students enrolled in new year, some people en- programs geared towardnew skills can make reach- ing degrees right out of college. Many schools now offer terrain thoughts of return- working adults, ing that goal more likely, high school In fact, the online courses that make it ing to school, number of adults returning Adults who are thinking easier for working adults to People return to school for Adults who hope to re-to the classroom has in- about returning to school pursue their degrees. Adults who decide to re- various reasons, including turn to school might becreased considerably, often are urged to fill out the free turn to school after a long the chance to learn new surprised to learn that making younger students applications for student Many working adults are layoff are following a pop- skills or further develop theLeducational landscape the exception rather than aid to see if they qualify. ' returning to school to pur- ~--ular path. Accordingtoth~ ~ di i,~ exi~G.~ ~klkl~. 3u.~ t I h,~ 1 ~ d ~de,-,bl-~[ t~>:.~'~'~ ,ul~, ~ay~ t~he coIle~ ~: ~rants~--and- -scholarships F~t~e~ ~e~-o~ :ad, d~- i education': resource EdU- ~ return to school because since they were last in a nancial planner Strmghter may be available, and some ' grees, as m~re colleges~d cation Corner, a grovd'ng they are changing careers, classroom. Line. According to the U.S. workers find that employ- universities are facilitating number of career colleges while others may have lost Department of Education, ers may match funds or such pursuits. and vocational traininga job or desire a promotion College students are no college students 25 years or offer some assistance to fi- m Students on the cusp of graduation face severalim- Graduation is not the day portant decisions in the to try out new shoes, which months ahead. One lesser can be uncomfortable to but important decision is wear if they have not been what to wear to graduation ceremonies. Graduation wardrobes extend beyond caps and gowns, as it's gen- erally accepted that students will wear formal attire when receiving their degrees or diplomas. School rules broken in. Make sure your trip across the stage is unen- cumbered by uncomfortable shoes Accessories Remember that accesso- ries will have to be toted around. Ladies may want to leave their purses behind, Pay c!ose attention to and guys may want to skip schools rules regardingwearing suit jackets. Simi- graduation garb. Although larly, leave extra hats, bags, gowns and mortarboards phones, or silly prank props are often par for the course, in the car for later. schools also may implement guidelines as to what can be worn beneath graduation attire. Gentlemen may need to wear shirts and ties, and young ladies may be asked to wear formal attire as well. Err toward formal Graduation is a special oc- casion, and it's best to treat it as such. Therefore, stick to clothing that you would Don't risk missing the cer- wear to a job interview or !n because of failure to an office environment. You II emony i play by school rules one fi- be thankful you did so when nal time. looking at graduation pho- tos in the future. Weather Avoid hat hair Check the forecast and dress appropriately, especially if Plan a hairstyle that can the ceremony will be held manage a mortarboard. outdoors. Look for breath- Stick to something simple able fabrics, such as cotton for the ceremony. You can or linen, so that you will not always dazzle with pomade become overheated during or blow-out creams at the the ceremony. Layer cloth- graduation party. ing (such as a light sweater over a sleeveless sundress) Graduation is a special time if you'll be indoors with air in students' lives. Mark the conditioning. This way you occasion by dressing con- can removelayers as needed servatively and comfortably to feel comfortable, and in adherence to any school guidelines. Shoes ~i~iii~i~ /ill ) " /iI theG dBcHsLUCkclass t i Webb's Tire Sale and Service If you're not buying from us, you're paying too much! [] 15 90 GOOD LUCK ' BCHS Class of 2018! NEW TIRES : , Complete Line of Comrnerical & Farm "fires. 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