Mrs. Nixon and students discussing college information

College Counseling


Health Careers College Prep Academy: Applications due Oct. 1


The Metropolitan Indianapolis Central Indiana Area Health Education Center (MICI-AHEC) offers programs and assistance for students who are interested in health careers.

Their Health Careers Opportunity Program (HCOP) includes the College Prep Academy (CPA), a 20-week (Saturdays ONLY) program geared towards high school juniors and seniors interested in health care careers. Upon completion of this program, students will receive $800. Applications are due October 1.

‘Exploring Posts’: A Unique Career Exploration Program


Exploring Posts give students the opportunity to learn about careers associated with local area companies and organizations. Exploring is an affiliate of Boy Scouts of America and has been offering valuable connections to real-world career exploration to Indy and Bishop Chatard students for many years.

Eli Lilly, BSA Lifestructures and One America are just a few of the companies offering Exploring Posts, many of which start this week! But students can register anytime. Guidebooks are being distributed to Sophomores and Juniors, and are also available for any student to pick up in the Guidance Office.
Info and registration also available at

Video Series #12: Utilizing Personality Assessments


Mrs. Nixon explains using personality assessments to discover your strengths and interests, always important when considering a career.

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Video Series Episode #2: Career Exploration/Choosing a Major


The second in this series introduces SCOIR and how it helps students recognize their career interests and aptitudes.

Choosing A Major