TWC Reality Check

Reality Check

Reality Check is a website provided by the Texas Workforce Commission to help students plan for life after high school. Students need to determine the type of life style that they would like to have after high school. As students leave home and begin life in the real world, they will need to pay for housing, transportation, clothes, etc. They will need to pursue a career and earn money to support their life style. Reality Check provides a tool to determine the cost of each student's life style expectations. After students know how much money you want to earn, then they can identify the careers and occupations that will support their desired life style. After identifying areas of career interest , then the students will be provide information on the education requirements and availability of jobs in their chosen field. The website is http://www.cdr.state.tx.us/realitycheck/.