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Vocation

What you enjoy doing, are good at and would love to be paid for.

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Ikigai

Reason for being or reason to wake up in the morning.

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the term of Ikigai comes from

Okinawa, Japan. People considered having a purpose related to longer and happier lives

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Placement test

Gives you a variety of careers and professions by measuring your academic knowledge and highest scoring areas.

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You can choose a career that better matches your

Personality, (Otherwise, you'll have a hard time with the career)

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In Mexican prehispanic civilizations (Mexican or Aztec) education was very important

It was considered a way to continue family linage and work

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2 schools for boys

Telpochcalli and Calmecac

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Telpochcalli

School for commoners, boys required to move to the school and were trained for battle and public work (farming and building).

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Calmecac

School for nobles' sons. The boys were taught a variety of subjects. They'll become leaders

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Both schools considered

The importance of shaping the young men's personality in order to become what they're destined to be.

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¿What did agriculture change?

The way that people lived and interacted from thousands of years. Children learnt required skills to keep this activity. Communities grew into cities, the need for formal education started.

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The first schools were created for...

Religious training only. Afterwards, schools were the places to train boys into the military or how to behave

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This tendency was kept during centuries until the...

Middle Ages, were university-type institutions to cultivate higher knowledge were reserved for higher classes.

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The Industrial Revolution impacted education in 2 ways:

Schools passed to the government and by law. Children must have some sort of formal education. (to have more qualified employees.)

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Types of degrees

Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees or Undergraduate Degrees, Master's degrees and Doctoral's degrees

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Associate's degrees

Takes you around two years Also called Foundation Degrees or Técnico Superior

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Bachelor's degrees or Undergraduate Degrees

Licenciatura Take four years or more

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Master's degrees

One year to three years They require a Bachelor's Degree in order to enroll

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Doctoral's degrees

Highest degree Most doctoral degrees require a master's degree in order to enroll.

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Types of college

Community college, Career college, Liberal Arts college, Arts college and Institutes of Technology

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Community college

Public institutions that offer Associates Degrees or Certificate Programs Open admissions, their admissions process is incredibly easy, more affordable.

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Career college

Also known as trade schools, vocational colleges Give you job-oriented training meant to provide all the skills necessary to join the workforce They grant Associate's Degrees, Bachelor's Degrees and even Master's Degrees.

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Liberal Arts college

Focus on teaching a variety of subjects, including the arts and sciences, aim to develop intellectual capacities. They generally offer Associate's and Bachelor's Degrees.

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Arts college

Form of a fine arts college, where you study painting, sculpture, literature or music performance, or in the form of a general art college.

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Institutes of Technology

Offer undergraduate and graduate degrees that fall into the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math. Generally more equipped for research in these areas.

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Match

Student's ability to perform based on the skills possessed A college or university match generally refers to grades (good enough)

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Fit

Based on your personality, finances, interests, learning type and social environment you want to be. (Must take in count in the enlisted aspects)

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Steps to choose a career

  1. Self- discovery, or assessment of who you are and what you like.

  2. Explore the pros and cons of your career, such as trends, and salary.

  3. Set your goals straight and contact the universities you have researched. Make a list of questions before contacting

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Double mayor

Both majors must belong to the same field of studies. Usually in the same university.

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Dual degree

Gives you two degrees on two very different fields. You can earn two separate degrees in 5 or 6 years

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Road map

Guide you to your main goals in the next 6 years and6 years after obtaining your degree , it's a way to plan to your professional life o decided career

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Considerations while creating a Road Map:

•Strengths and areas of opportunity •Your core values and attitudes •Skills •Desired work environment •College or university of choice •Organizations that are relevant to your career •Tuition costs •Lifestyle and costs of living •Alternative routes

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Alternative routes

Backup plan in case you change some decisions, or you feel there is another route.

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Interships

It's a professional program where you gain experience in a specific field. Sometimes is paid or not. It's useful while applying for jobs when recently graduated.

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Budget

Is the action to plan how much money will something cost and if you're able to afford it. Can help to see how much money do you spend and how much do you have.

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Budget divides in 3

Income, loans and debts

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Income

Income or Salary and extra money you receive

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Loans

Money you borrow from an institution

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Debt

Money you owe to someone or a bank

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Resume

Summary of your education, work experience, and skills. Almost every job you apply for will ask for a resume. It should be as concise as possible; it has one page length.

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CV

Apply for jobs in the medical, scientific or academic field, and they are longer because they include all your previous work, awards, teaching, certifications...

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Resume and CV

Both are used to apply for jobs and the main differences are length and purpose

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Cover letter

It a letter which purpose is to describe yourself to impress your future employer. You adapt the cover letter to the job and company interests and values. It's more common in US than in Mexico.

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Portafolio

It's an evidence that shows all your work or projects you've participated (with brief descriptions)

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Careers that use portafolios

Art-related positions, design, architecture, marketing and writing positions.

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Basics points any resume must have:

First and last name. Contact information City of current location. Nationality (if its necessary) Profile Professional experience Education Skills Photo (optional)

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