How Early Should Students Pick Their Careers?
At what age should someone know what to pursue for a living? Should you have to declare a college major upon admittance? Should choices be more narrow in community college? And we know college isn't for everyone, but when should a student know that and when should they pick a vocation? In states like Texas and South Carolina, eighth graders are making academic choices based on planned careers. Appropriate or way too early? Program first aired April 14, 2015.
Jon Sommers, Director of Career Development, Career Direct
Patricia Reid, Guidance Counselor, Clover Middle School, South Carolina
Danette Maldonado, 7th Grade Counselor, Burbank Middle School, Houston, Texas
Lori Varlotta, President, Hiram College
Elly Martin-CSU Student-Communication Major
Elise Schramp-HR Manager, TMG Performance Products
Nate Bishko- Director of Excel TECC Technical Education Career Consortium in Mayfield