The college admissions process can be overwhelming, even for the most prepared students. Establishing a college list, seeking out financial aid and navigating the multiple hurdles along the way are all part of a successful journey into post-secondary life. Given the stress associated with the college admissions process, how do we best prepare students to persevere? With concrete, hands-on examples, higher-education experts from TGR Foundation discuss how high school students can prepare for the college journey. The session focuses on highlighting the importance of self-advocacy in students and what self-advocacy looks like in the college process.
Student Will Learn
- 21st Century Skills
- Critical Thinking
- Understand why self-advocacy is a critical skill for students to develop to aid in the college-access process
- Experience sample activities for students that highlight the self-advocacy skill
- Learn about various personalized tech tools that aid in student learning and motivation