School's over - now what?

School is finished and you have qualifications under your belt. But what happens next? Students are weighing up future life choices for themselves earlier and more often. Read our special feature on the multitude of options once school is over: Phorms alumni offer advice, everything you need to know about applying and going to university, four pathways to training, time out after school or unusual careers.
  • School’s over – now what?

    School is finished and you have qualifications under your belt. But what happens next? Students are weighing up future life choices for themselves earlier and more often

    Photos: Lisa Johanna Thiele | Illustrations: Karin Lubenau | 2017/2
  • What I wanted to be when I grew up...

    Phorms teachers describe their childhood dream job

    Photos: Private | 2017/2
  • Hello, future!

    When young people leave school, they have the world at their feet. Yet many of them are plagued by fear of change. How can they keep their fear of upheaval and new beginnings under control?

    Author: Stefanie Maeck | Illustrations: Karin Lubenau | 2017/2
  • Everything you need to know about going to university

    Eight reasons to study

    Photo: Pixabay | 2017/2
  • Everything you need to know about applying to university

    Andrea Lutz and Dr. Veronika Schmideder from the student advice centre at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich answer key questions on applying to university

    Photo: LMU | 2017/2
  • Alumni share tips

    Three former Phorms students talk about their experiences after their graduation

    Photos: Pixabay, Private & Phorms Education SE | 2017/2
  • Unusual careers

    The only qualified LEGO model builder om Germany and a violin maker describe their remarkable careers

    Photos: Pixabay & Phorms Education SE | 2017/2
  • Training instead of studying?

    An interview with Meike Al-Habash, head of the training advice department of the Berlin Chamber of Industry and Commerce

    Photo: Phorms Eduaction SE | 2017/2
  • Four pathways to training

    Photo: Pixabay | 2017/2
  • Time out after school

    Many students still don’t know exactly what they want to do by the time they leave school. Many find that taking time out after school to find yourself or to pursue your interests can be helpful. It’s also OK to shift gear after leaving school and to find out what really revs your engine. Here are a few options:

    Photo: Pixabay | 2017/2