Far too many students are graduating high school without a clear plan for future — whether that’s college or career. In fact, just 46 percent of high school students said their schools have helped them figure out which careers match their interests and abilities, according to survey data from the nonprofit YouthTruth. As the economic […]
Author Archives: Kelli Hillestad
Kelli Hillestad is the school counselor at Brooklyn Center Secondary in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota and school coordinator for the Ramp Up to Readiness program, a school wide advisory program designed to help students prepare for postsecondary education in the five major areas: academic, admissions, career, financial and personal/social readiness.