College and Career Readiness

How Decision Skills help choose the best post-high school experience

DEF's approach: A quality decision makes sense in your head and feels right in your heart.

Finding the right balance between the head and heart requires sound reasoning.

Sound Reasoning is the process of combining values, alternatives, and information to identify the alternative (your preferred school) that gets you the most of what you want (values), given what you can know (information).

A pros and cons list has significant weaknesses--our process helps improve on them.

Check out the Decision Academy to find Decision Tools that you can use to reason through a decision.