Kean Quest

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Future Forward


As high school students begin to lay the groundwork for their careers, many are under pressure to succeed. According to the Global Organization of Stress, the number one health concern for high school students is stress. The added pressure of making an impression in high school and dealing with family circumstances can present emotions that can be hard to manage. A survey of high school students revealed that students are unsure how to plan for the future, what path they should take, and if they’re doing it for happiness, money, family, or others. “Future Forward” is an online platform providing career resources for high school students, parents, and teachers. Its purpose is to alleviate stressful emotions associated with career choices.