Ready, Set,College! is a parent and student engagement program that provides participants with the tools and resources that they need to be prepared for post-secondary success. By offering educational opportunities in the middle school and early high school years.
Ready, Set, College! is held on school campuses at a time that is convenient for parents and can be facilitated in English of Spanish. The five unit course includes information on many important topics!
This program is currently provided in Austin ISD, and is open to school districts in central and south Texas.
1) An Overview of Higher Education
Parent Engagement and Student Success
The Education Pipeline
Benefits and Challenges
Commonly Held Myths
How to get a Head-Start (Early College High School, Dual-Credit and AP)
2) Degrees, Jobs and Salaries
Perspectives, Opportunity, Resources and Money
Jobs and Salaries in the United States
3) Choosing a Post-Secondary Path
Middle School and High School Preparation
House Bill 5 and How it Works
Needs Analysis: High School vs College
Preparation for the College Experience
4) The Costs of College and How to Pay for It:
Financial Aid Terms
Completing the FAFSA
Grants, Loans, Scholarships and Work Study
Where to Apply for Additional Funds
5) Connecting the Dots:
Review of Information
Getting a Head Start on College Preparation
Resources for Continued Success
For more information, contact Molly Young at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 512-740-6522.