Carrie Paquette

Lakeland High School

Assisting students in Grades 9-12

Located in the Counseling Center

College & Career Advisor

Open up my "Virtual Classroom" to watch a 3-minute introductory video about how I can help you during your time at Lakeland High School & view important links!

Paquette - *LHS Virtual Open House

Graduating from high school is not the end of your education. It’s the beginning of the most focused part of your education that will lead you to achieve your dreams and goals.

Contact Information

Phone: (208) 687-0181 Ext. 2109

Click here to connect to my Facebook Group - Lakeland HS College & Career Advising

Your career journey may include:

  • 2-year or 4-year College or University

  • Trade / Vocational / Technical School

  • Military

  • Apprenticeships

  • Entering directly into the workforce

I am here to guide you and support you in your post-secondary education and career journey following high school graduation. Whether you are a freshman, sophomore, junior, or senior, there are steps you should be taking to make sure you have clear goals and plans for your future and are following the steps to achieve those goals. I’m here to help you figure all that out!

I can assist you with:

  • Scholarships

  • FAFSA - Financial Aid

  • SAT / ACT

  • College: Research, applications, admissions process, decisions

  • Career choices and pathways

  • Military Options - Including ROTC, Academy, and National Guard

  • Apprenticeships

  • Volunteer Opportunities

WILL YOU REALLY EARN MORE $$$ IF YOU GO TO COLLEGE? (Trade and vocational programs included)

  • Yes. A recent study found that on average, college graduates earn over $1 million more in earnings over their lifetime than high school graduates with no postsecondary education!

  • Also, nine of the Idaho Department of Labor's top 10 “Hot Jobs” call for some sort of education beyond high school

  • About 80% of jobs created in the past 25 years require some sort of post-secondary training

SOME kind of education after high school is important! Let’s find yours…….

Is college the only path? Picking the education that's best for you.

  • Click HERE for an article about all the different education paths to choose from.