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Ask An Advocate: Life After High School

Q. Hello, I’m 17 years old and a senior in high school. I don’t know exactly what I want to do after graduation. I’m feeling overwhelmed and confused. What do you suggest and how do I start this journey?


A. The Arc Minnesota offers many future planning services that can help you think about what you want. We support people in planning for the future and creating steps to achieving their goals.


One of the services is the Get Set Online Tool, This interest quiz will help you think about what you like, don’t like, what your strengths are and what kind of supports you may need. Each question is pair with colorful icons. The quiz has 17 fun questions for you to answer. Once you have completed the quiz you will get a colorful, individual graphic of your preferences. Share this with your family, friends and support staff. Bring it to your IEP meeting to discuss and plan how your school can help. This quiz can be purchased for $25 on the website. Please reach out to The Arc Minnesota at 952-915-3659 or 800-450-1494 with any questions!