What is the purpose of a needs assessment?
A needs assessment is utilized in the Public Health field as a means to collect preliminary data in relation to what health needs exists in a certain population. Data collection includes surveys, observations, and review of existing material. After data is collected, the data is analyzed so that Public Health professionals may see what disparities exists so that proper programs may be put into place.
What career resources are out there for me as a recent college graduate?
Various resources exists for new college graduates that would assist you in landing your first job! First step would be to create a cover letter and resume. Various online websites exists that can help you do this such as www.livecareer.com. In addition, most colleges and universities offer career development services that can also help jump start your first career such as resume writing, cover letter writing, salary negotiation, interview prep, etc. I would suggest first looking into what resources are available at your college/university and then from there search online as well.
What information, activities, test scores, etc. do I need to apply to college?
Various schools and universities require different information for college admission. Most schools require you to complete an application. In addition most schools request a copy of your official high school transcript, list of extra curricular activities, SAT/ACT scores, and completed essays. It's an excellent idea to set up a meeting with an admissions recruiter at the universities and colleges in which you are interested in applying to. Which colleges/universities are you interested in? I would love to help assist you!