College Readiness - Course 1

This course is designed to be the first course that students take as they start thinking about college. The general emphasis here is to help students understand themselves, the role that their education can play in their future, and to get them excited about the possibilities ahead of them.

Throughout this blended format course, combining online research and exploration with engaging in-class discussions and activities, students will gain valuable insights as they explore resources and engage in small group discussions around their interests, passions, goals, career options, and the importance of education on their future. Students will also strengthen their essential skills for life success like note-taking, stress management, having a growth mindset, and ensuring a positive transition to high school.

This course is ideal for 7th & 8th Grade students. The course meets over ten, 2-hour sessions; students receive a comprehensive workbook along with companion materials to assist parents in supporting their teens.