But you're in high school, for goodness sake! You've got to start getting serious about the future now!"
"Oh, don't worry about making a career decision now. Just find a good school to get into and you'll figure the rest out from there. The important thing is that you get a college degree and you'll be guaranteed success."
Do the above quotations sound familiar to you? Sort of conflicting advice, right? Well, we all (meaning us 'know-it-all' adults) mean well by it. However, neither pieces of advice are actually empowering you to find happiness and success in your future.
Great news, though! By being involved in The Future Is Mine you are empowering yourself to find your passion in life and begin discovering how to build a future with that passion as the core. Or, perhaps you already know what your passion is and exactly the career you would like to pursue. Great! Either way,The Future Is Mine welcomes you to come along with an open-mind and explore all the options that you didn't even know existed!
The Future Is Mine (TFIM) is the Consortium for Public Education's initiative that reaches into high schools, middle schools and elementary schools to connect students to authentic career awareness experiences.
The Consortium is a unique third-party convener, broker and catalyst dedicated to making a difference in the lives of all children and their communities.
TFIM helps students focus on learning how to drive their careers, from accessing appropriate academic opportunities to packaging skills and talents to navigating the world of work. Its goal is to help all students find their passion and pursue their dreams' but in an informed way that will lead to future success.
For more information on TFIM, please visit: http://www.thefutureismine.com/content.agent?page_name=About