College and Careers

This course ensures your students walk away with an understanding of what they can expect for life after high school.
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College student walking on campus with a backpack and arms full of textbooks.

Topics covered in College and Careers

Work Experience
Budgeting for College
College Alternatives
Decision Making
Scholarships
Exploring Career Paths
Internships
Soft Skills
College Costs

College and Careers Units

Help ease students' anxiety about future endeavors by helping teens understand what they can expect when pursuing an education and/or a career path.

A college campus
GRADES 9-12 | 2-4 HRS

Cost of College

Breaks down the real-data cost of attendance for over 8,000 universities, colleges, and trade schools with an interactive storyline.
Savings jar with coins and a graduation cap.
GRADES 9-12 | 30-90 MINS

Paying for College

Assists high schoolers with creating a payment plan forfuture education costs using the COA determined in “Cost of College.”
Envelope with money.
GRADES 9-12 | 1-2 HRS

Scholarships

Equips teens with the know-how to write an essay outline forand apply to real-world scholarships that fit their interests.
An explorer navigating a swamp of different career options.
GRADES 9-12 | 45-60 MINS

College Alternatives

Helps students research alternative college options while they role-play as a journalist.
A collage of different career fields.
GRADES 9-12 | 20-40 MINS

Career Field Quiz

Shows teens what career paths match their personal values, preferred job attributes, education paths, and desired compensation.
Teenage in a job uniform.
GRADES 9-12 | 60-90 MINS

Soft Skills

Encourages high schoolers to utilize soft skills like teamwork, problem solving, communication, and professionalism.

Real Numbers & Information

While the storylines may be fictional and the situations a bit fantastical, these courses are based on real data and possibilities. Your students will walk away with a realistic plan for their future.

Vocabulary Practice

Invite students to study flashcards that review vocabulary, essential to planning for college and pursuing a career.

Columns with checkmarks.

Meets State Curriculum Standards

Banzai courses fulfill your state's standards of learning (SOL) by covering a wide range of essential topics.

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Simplified Grading

Courses are automatically graded so you can spend more time teaching!

Hands-On Learning

Help students grow individually with a virtual world of decision-making.

Progress Monitoring

Progress tracking and clear decision trees monitor your students’ growth.

Teach the Value of an Education

Prepare students to recognize all post-high school education options with the Banzai interactive curriculum.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where does Banzai get the data for these courses?
    College and Careers uses real-time data that comes directly from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), so the information students receive is current and accurate. This makes it possible for students to get accurate, individualized results according to their own future plans.
  • How often are new courses released?
    Banzai is constantly and consistently releasing new resources, so if you see a “coming soon” tag on any of our pages, you’ll know that product should be available anywhere from 4-6 months.
  • Does College and Careers teach students how to pay for college without using loans?
    Yes, the Paying for College Course within College and Careers teaches students ways to pay for schooling with scholarships, personal income, and loans.
  • Are all Banzai courses COPPA and FERPA compliant?
    Yes, Banzai complies fully with restrictions set by COPPA and FERPA—we don't store personal identification information such as a student's age, location, gender, or ethnicity. The limited data Banzai does collect is only used to deliver services and products or improve user experience and is never shared or distributed. Learn more by reading Banzai's Privacy Policy.

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