Lesson 1: Lucky to Live in Texas
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elcome to the All-in-One Academics Career Planning and College Application Toolkit Program. As you probably know after reading your book and watching the video, Texas is an incredible place to plan your future. Almost every industry has a place here, but some industries have greater reach than others.
What are the biggest industries in Texas?
- [show-hide]Energy (Oil and Gas)[/show-hide]
- [show-hide]Real Estate and Construction[/show-hide]
- [show-hide]Hospitality (Restaurants, Hotels, and Tourism)[/show-hide]
o be able to enter these industries, you’re going to need some level of education beyond high school. Texas colleges and universities offer different types of certificates and degrees that can help you reach your goals, and we’re going to talk about all of them in this program.
Before we start, let’s give you a quick rundown of what’s actually available in Texas.
Here’s a summary of your educational opportunities in Texas:
- Total number of colleges and universities in Texas: [show-hide]145[/show-hide]
- Total number of medical schools in Texas: [show-hide]9[/show-hide]
- Total number of dental schools in Texas: [show-hide]3[/show-hide]
- Total number of law schools in Texas: [show-hide]9[/show-hide]
And, that’s just a small sample of the types of schools in Texas… You can do anything you want here!
So, given that your options are so broad in Texas, we’re here to explore the options you have available to you as you look beyond high school.
What are the goals of this course?
- [show-hide]To review the different types of degrees you can get after high school.[/show-hide]
- [show-hide]To talk about the important parts of applying to college, from testing to money.[/show-hide]
- [show-hide]To explore different Texas universities.[/show-hide]
- [show-hide]To explain how to apply to a two-year or four-year college in Texas.[/show-hide]