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Getting Students in the Right Spot

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Listen to a high school dean of instruction discuss how the school ensures that students get the help needed to find the right postsecondary options. Teachers and administrators give students...

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Academic After-School Clubs

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Hear how one high school provides academic experiences after school that support a college-going culture. A principal and a counselor describe how their after-school clubs and tutoring support...

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Looking Ahead: Career Explorations

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A college liaison and internship coordinator describe programs and opportunities that prepare students for success after high school. By participating in internships and job shadows, students begin...

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Campus Visits: Helping Students Envision Their Future

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Listen to two high school administrators describe the importance and benefits of the required college trip. The college trip is an opportunity for students to be exposed to different types of...

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Crossland High School Guidance Department Activities

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School counselors use this document to help plan postsecondary options with students and to organize activities throughout the year. The slideshow Building Interest in College presents the...

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Seventh- and Ninth-Grade Preparatory Academies

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This document briefly summarizes the ways that University Park Campus School (UPCS) prepares its students for college through two introductory academies. See A University Partnership That Supports...

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A College Readiness Framework: A K-16 Continuum of Learning

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This PowerPoint presentation describes how University Park Campus School prepares students to handle the rigors of college. View A University Partnership That Supports College-Going Aspirations to...

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Planning for a College Trip

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This collection of materials is used by school staff and students when planning visits to college campuses. Listen to two Chattanooga School for the Arts and Sciences administrators describe the...

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