High school graduation is one of the first major milestones young adults experience. As students get ready to graduate, they usually experience a myriad of emotions, from excitement to anxiety. Today’s educators — especially in the U.S. — encourage students to dream big and fulfill their potential, giving them more options and opportunities to develop their career than at any other time in history.
The possibilities can overwhelm some students. Fortunately, high school counselors, local nonprofits, and other people are willing to step up and provide a listening ear and gentle guidance. If you’d like to learn more about helping students, read on for our tips on how to help students form a plan for after high school.