Career Planning Books

Book Title
100 Careers in the Music Business
ASVAB Test Prep Guide
Career Opportunities in the Sports Industry
Careers in Criminology
Do What You Are
Great Jobs for Engineering Majors
Guide to Military Careers
Liberal Arts Jobs
Opportunities in Beauty and Modeling Careers
Opportunities in Foreign Language careers
Outdoor Careers
Student Athlete's Guide to College
Television, Film and Digital Media Programs
Vocational and Technical Schools- East
What Can You Do with a Major in Psychology
Yale Guide to Careers in Medicine and Health Professions

College Planning Books

Book Title
Barron’s Guide to the Most Competitive Colleges
Campus Visits and College Interviews
College Guide for Performing Arts Majors
College Guide for Visual Arts Majors
Nursing Programs
Peterson’s Choose a Christian College
Peterson’s Culinary Schools
Peterson’s Vocational and Technical Schools
Peterson's 2 Year Colleges
Peterson's 4 Year Colleges
Peterson's Nursing Programs
Peterson's Degree Programs in the Visual & Performing Arts
The College Application Essay
The Fiske Guide to Colleges
The K & W Guide to Colleges for Students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Disorder
The Official Catholic College & University Guidebook
The Princeton Review: The Best 345 Colleges
  • Programs for Senior Students

    Allied Health Science
    This full year program offered by the Chester County Intermediate Unit (CCIU) provides high school seniors with clinical training and on-the-job-experience in a variety of occupations in the medical field. Students spend three 1.5 hour days at Phoenixville Hospital observing and participating in the different job functions of its various departments. Students will rotate among departments including: critical care units, radiology, respiratory care, pharmacy, physical therapy, clinical laboratories, emergency rooms, medical and surgical nursing, and general medicine. Students also spend two 1.5 hour days in the classroom for theory (basic anatomy and physiology, including disease processes and medical terminology). Students must provide their own transportation to and from the educational and clinical site. An AM or PM option is available.
    Teacher Academy 
    The Teacher Academy, offered by the Chester County Intermediate Unit, is a two-credit college preparatory program for high school seniors interested in pursuing a career in the field of education. In addition to earning two high school credits for the program, students have the option to enroll in a dual enrollment program with Delaware County Community College (DCCC). This dual enrollment program consists of 9 college credits, awarded for the completion of the following courses: EDU 110 Introduction to Teaching; EDU 215 Theory and Field; and ENG 100 English Composition. Students may not substitute ENG 100 for their senior English course at the high school. The Academy provides an introduction to the knowledge and skills required to work in the teaching profession in the 21st Century. The course consists of 7.5 hours/week (90 minutes/day, either morning or afternoon) divided between classroom instruction and internships with certified, tenured teachers at all grade levels, resulting in approximately 180 hours of instruction and 90 hours of internship experience. In addition, guest speakers from the educational field will present throughout the year; students will also participate in relevant field trips. As a culminating project, students complete a portfolio. To apply online, or for more information, please go to:, or call (610) 933-8877.