Founded in 1960. Renewed in 2021.
Founded in 1960. Renewed in 2021.
Sound Christian Academy offers resources and advice on your student’s post-graduation plans, whether that means attending college, joining the workforce or entering a life of service in the military.
Below are some helpful resources that can help find the college or university that is the best fit for you!
CLEP® exams help students earn college credit for what they already know for a fraction of the cost of a college course.
For the 2018-19 school year, more than 140 high schools offered CLEP to their students, helping them earn more than 52,000 credits and saving them roughly $17 million in college tuition.
Find out more about CLEP exams on the CollegeBoard CLEP webpage.
WASHINGTON CAREER BRIDGE APPRENTICESHIPS/INTERNSHIPS IMPORTANT resources for future apprentices! Visit the ResumeBuilder.com Apprenticeship Resources by State Page to learn all about how to apply to your apprenticeship program! ON THE JOB TRAINING CAREER AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS GAP YEAR VOLUNTEER WORK MORE INFORMATION
A great resource for exploring what opportunities might be best for you. Get help in finding the education and training you need to get the job you want! Visit http://www.careerbridge.wa.gov/ for more information. Access the "Where Are You Going?" booklet for some helpful information.
A way for you to earn money while learning an important skill in fields like manufacturing, construction, public administration, retail trade, and transportation industries. Visit the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries to find apprenticeships available in Washington.
Learn a skill from someone currently working in that position. Learn more about On The Job Training opportunities at the Washington Department of Labor & Industries website.
Offer a variety of programs in fields such as automotive, mechanics, aircraft mechanics, healthcare, business, cosmetology, and truck driving. Check out the Washington State OSPI to find out about local schools and what programs they offer.
You should carefully check out the schools by asking several questions:
You can travel to another country to learn a foreign language, teach English, volunteer, or get a job. Or you can explore a work area of interest while saving money for college. The gap year is meant to be filled with new and exciting life experiences, not sitting on the couch and watching TV! It provides many students with the opportunity to mature financially, socially and academically and find a clearer idea of what they want to do with their lives. Consider first gaining acceptance to a college or university and then asking for a deferral. Visit the Gap Year Association to get ideas of what to do during your gap year.
A great way to learn more about yourself, learn new skills, make connections, and give back. You can volunteer locally, or get involved in a national or international program that gives you a chance to travel, such as
The responsibility of holding down a full-time job is a good way to transition into adulthood. The opportunity to build a career off an entry-level job is there, if you’re willing to work for it and stick it out. Job Corps, administered by the US Department of Labor, is a no-cost education and vocational training program designed for individuals who wish to learn a marketable trade. Visit www.jobcorps.gov to learn more.
WASHINGTON CAREER BRIDGE
IMPORTANT resources for future apprentices! Visit the ResumeBuilder.com Apprenticeship Resources by State Page to learn all about how to apply to your apprenticeship program!
ON THE JOB TRAINING
CAREER AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS