The College Connection program integrates a 21st Century approach. This initiative helps you enhance your researching skills while identifying your post-secondary options. College Connection provides you with the technological foundation for completing applications online and accessing the necessary tools used by colleges, universities, and financial aid resources.
- Build student awareness and interest in pursuing college enrollment
- Inform and educate students about the connection between their career pathways and college entrance requirements
- Partner with colleges and universities to provide opportunities for LIEOC students to engage in the college campus experience.
- Provide college preparation programming to community-based agencies
College Connection conducts workshops for LIEOC students to broaden their knowledge about college-related topics. Students receive guidance and counseling on a wide range of topics to build their preparedness to transition into post-secondary education. Areas that are addressed include:
- Benefits of Going to College
- College Application Process
- College Acceptance Process
- Placement Testing
- Researching Programs of Study
- Financial Aid/Paying for College
- Career Path Planning
- College Support Services
- EOP Programs and You