College & Career Center
- The goal of the office is to help students plan out their post high school education.
- To help students go to college, serve in the military, or enter the work force after they leave Shepaug.
College & Career Field Trips
NACAC is hosting a series of Virtual College Fairs!!
To register click on this link: https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/attend-virtual-college-fairs/students/
Career of the Week
Paramedics and emergency medical technicians are licensed professionals who care for sick and injured patients. They assess patients and help determine courses of treatment in collaboration with a team of health care professionals. Paramedics and EMTs provide medical assistance in response to situations, ranging from critical emergencies like cardiac arrests and mass casualty incidents, to basic calls like requests to transfer patients from the hospital to hospice care.
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College of the Week
New York University is a private institution that was founded in 1831. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 26,981, and the setting is Urban. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. New York University's ranking in the 2021 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #30. Its tuition and fees are $54,880.
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Trade of the Week
The sheet metal worker works from sketches, blueprints, or verbal instructions necessary to make products, and then installs a wide variety of articles made from sheets of steel, aluminum, copper, and other materials. They apply shop mathematics to lay out the work to be performed. A sheet metal worker uses hand or power-operated tools such as shears, breaks (for bending), punch and forming presses, and rolling and crimping machines to cut, bend, and shape the metal. They build the heating, air conditioning, ventilation, and exhaust system ducts in commercial and industrial buildings and homes. These workers make a very wide variety of metal fittings and equipment for the construction industry.
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Upcoming College Visits
New York University-April 26th at 10:00 am
Binghamton University- May 3rd at 10:00 am
James Madison University- May 3rd at 10:30 am
University of Florida- May 5th at 10:00 am
Baypath University- May 5th at 11:00 am
Prescott College- May 11th at 1:00 pm
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