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Graduation Guide: Planning Tips For High School Seniors

El Centro, California (NAPSI) - There’s good news for seniors about to graduate from  high school. Investing a little time and effort now can pay off when it comes  to planning your future. Here are some tips.

• Talk with your parents, teachers and counselors about your career  goals and get their advice.

• Spend time with people who work in areas of interest to you and  find out what it takes to succeed.

• Put together a résumé you can use when applying for  a job.

• For young men, registration with the Selective Service System is  required by law within 30 days of their 18th birthday.

• This can be done by mail, at a post office or online with a  computer or smartphone. Just visit and click on the registration  icon.

It is important to remember that registration is required in order to be  eligible for Pell Grants, College Work-Study and Guaranteed Student PLUS  Loans, federal job training and federal jobs.

To learn more about registration, visit