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Parent College Awareness Menu

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why college is important
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helping to prepare for high school and college
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Discover 10 key reasons why college is important for you to consider for your child.

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The time is now to plant the seed for college in your child's mind. The earlier you prepare your child for opportunities beyond high school, the better. Here's what you can do now...

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Want to inspire your child to consider college early on? Virtually every college and university in the state of California sponsors a college-preparation program for middle school students. Find out what programs your child may be eligible to participate in within your area.

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earnings by career
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college versus non-college salaries
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All parents have big plans for their children. Most parents want their children to move beyond their current economic status. For inspiration, take a look at this sampling of careers, complete with the corresponding education your child needs and the salary your child may one day earn.

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The plain and simple truth is that the more education one receives, the more likely one will make more money. Take a look at the chart to see the average income people made in 1999-2000 based on their education.

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