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Graduate! ABQ

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Are you considering starting or returning to school to reskill, or pursue a dream degree or certificate in this changing and more competitive workforce? If you just want more information about whether a school is feasible right now, Graduate! ABQ is here to help you.

Fill out a Graduate! ABQ Interest Form

Our services include 1:1 individualized coaching and assistance with:

  • Career exploration
  • Labor market information -- understanding the high demand jobs in our area, the pay, and educational requirements
  • Selection of a program of study
  • Selection of a post-secondary school
  • Application and enrollment
  • Completing a Free Application for Financial Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Scholarship information
  • Ways to get out of student loan default
  • How to look up the amount of your student loans
  • Introduction to an academic advisor or coach at your post-secondary school

To start, click on the button and complete a Graduate! ABQ interest form. It will take you 5-10 minutes. A Graduate! ABQ coach will contact you.

Due to a high volume of interest, our response time may be delayed, please be patient. Coaching sessions will be conducted by phone or via email. 

Graduate! ABQ Interest Form

APPLICATIONS

USEFUL RESOURCES

  • CNM Career Exploration
    • The career questionnaires on this page are highly recommended.
       
  • Dr. Kit Career Videos
    • Videos are about 10 minutes and are organized alphabetically by industry. In each video an employee discusses:
      • A typical day
      • Required qualifications
      • Best and worst parts of the job
      • Final advice if you’re interested in this line of work
         
  • Career Exploration from the NM Department of Workforce Solutions
    • Explore hundreds of careers that are categorized by career pathways
    • Explore education and training programs
    • Create your own dashboard to save relevant information and your resume
    • Conduct a job search
  • The Workforce Connection Center (WCC), 501 Mountain Rd NE, 87102 (Currently closed to the public; services are provided remotely,
    • A one stop center providing a variety of services to job seekers, employers, unemployed, the disabled etc. Watch the videos below to better understand the WCC services. 
    • Overview videos
       
  • TechHire
    • Provides FREE training, work experience and job placement
    • Must be 17 to 29 years
    • Have a high school diploma or equivalency
    • Interested in a career in the technology field

FUNDING AND SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Frequently Asked Questions