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Career and Vocational Counseling

You're preparing to graduate from high school and enter the workforce, or you may be planning to apply to college - and then cancer strikes. That doesn't mean you have to give up on your goals. MD Anderson Children's Cancer Hospital has a trained vocational counselor to assist you with college and career preparation. 

High school juniors and seniors can receive help with:

  • Exploring and applying to colleges, universities and vocational programs
  • Preparing for college entrance or GED exams
  • Exploring various career paths and planning for your career
  • Participating in career and neuropsychological assessments
  • Finding and applying for financial aid scholarships

College students may benefit from: 

  • Working out a leave of absence or reduced academic schedule
  • Obtaining educational accommodations or disability services during or after treatment

Young adults may need guidance on:

  • Job searches
  • Resume writing
  • Job interview skills
  • Career exploration and development
  • Financial aid and scholarships

If you need assistance with any of these services, please contact the Children's Cancer Hospital vocational counselor:

Sandra Medina-George

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