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Welcome to The Youthhood!

Hello! Hey, we're glad you made it. This site is a place for you, your friends, and other teens. It's a welcoming community for all youth and a place where all youth belong. We want you to be here. This is your place, your space.

Here you can start thinking about what you want to do with the rest of your life. This Web site was built to help you plan for the future. What will you do after high school? Will you work? Go to college? Live in a place of your own? By using this Web site, you can plan for your future right now!

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Youthhood Poll

Many students find it hard to know “for sure” what to do as a career. The options can seem endless and the process confusing, even intimidating.

As student influencers, educators, or parents/guardians, what has been your “go-to” strategy or tool to support students?

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  • Personality survey
  • Strengths inventory
  • Visiting colleges or other post-secondary options
  • Mentoring
  • Talking about personal interests
  • Job-shadowing
  • Internet search

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Last updated on May 7, 2020

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