My teenage son is not very good at writing papers for school.
I have never been a good writer either, but I try my best to help him. When he brings home an assignment for a paper, we tackle it together, and between the two of us, it usually comes out okay. Recently, he was given the assignment of writing a paper about a career he would seriously consider. My son wanted to write the paper about HVAC technology careers because he was seriously considering becoming an HVAC technician. So, my son and I wrote a list of questions to research about the job, such as job requirements and employment outlook. We looked everywhere from reputable career websites to employment ads and job boards. We learned that HVAC training and certification courses take about two years to complete, but we actually found HVAC businesses that will hire you as soon as you get enrolled in the courses, and you can serve your apprenticeship as you learn. Another option for some high school students is to begin their HVAC training courses at the local vocational college for high school credit. We also discovered how much money HVAC technicians make and the benefits they receive and I am duly impressed. And the career outlook is fantastic; career growth is consistent. We answered our list of questions and organized the paper in a way that seemed coherent, and polished it off the best we could. I thought it was pretty good and my son got a good grade. But, most important, the assignment helped my son realize that he does actually want to become an HVAC technician and I am excited for him.