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Classroom Courses

COLLEGE CLINIC

IN YOUR CLASSROOM

Our Classroom Courses are perfect for:

  • Middle and High School Students

  • Advisory/Homeroom class time

  • After School Programs

  • Guest Speaker Series

  • 20:1 Student/Teacher Ratio

  • Assembly size: 100+ students

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Students enrolled in our Classroom Courses will discover how to:

  • Creating a Plan A, B, C for life and learning after high school

  • Help students work on strategies to silence the negative self-chatter and build character and confidence

  • Using a combination of paper and electronic calendars for time management practices

  • Begin to enjoy researching and taking action on the tough tasks with just as much enthusiasm as the easy ones

  • Understanding the college application process and why it starts today

  • Saying “yes” to the right place to continue your learning after high school

  • Searching for scholarships and financial aid to pay for your academic dreams

  • Feeling comfortable and confidence to ask for things the student needs that aid in the student's success

Invite College Clinic to Your Classroom

Are you a middle or high school educator who is interested in bringing College Clinic to your classroom to help your students with the college application process?

Here are 3 easy steps to invite College Clinic to your classroom:

    1.  Review the Classroom Course Schedule and select your courses.

 

    2.  Complete the Interest Form.

    3. Once we've receive your Interest Form, you will receive an email invitation to schedule your Intake Orientation Video Call with a College Clinic Admissions Officer.

Classroom Course Schedule​

Course Topic: 10 Things You Need to Complete Your College Application is a step-by-step course to help students understand the need to create a plan for what life and learning looks like. 10 Things shares with valuable information with a simple breakdown of 10 easy steps to the college application process that every student and parent needs to know as they to prepare for their first college experience.

10 Things You Need to Complete Your College Application

Course Topic:  Students will PLAN (Prepare a plan, List their goals, create Action plans, and forecast Next steps) for life and learning after high school. This course will encourage students to create 3 plans and the associated action steps for students to accomplish their short and long term academic goals.

Intro to 10 Things: Plan A, B, C

Course Topic: This course is designed to help students silence the negative self-chatter and learning tools of self-encouragement to motivate them to create a plan for their futures. There are three categories of breakthroughs students will work on during this module: 1-personal development, 2-financial, and 3-the community of their family and friends. This course helps create a mind-shift in a student who initially never considered postsecondary education.

Prerequisite: Plan A, B, C

Intro to 10 Things: College IS for Me!

Course Topic: A transcript is a list of courses (attempted and completed) that you took during high school. It has all of your classes, credit hours, grades, grade point average, and other important information about your high academics. Review your transcripts after each grading period. A report card or progress report cannot be used in place of a transcript.

COURSE 01 – Official High School Transcript

Course Topic: There are several state-issued graduation tests and college entrance exams that will be taken during your high school career. Below is a list of college entrance exams, standardized tests, and state graduation requirement tests college admissions officers check for in your college application packet.

COURSE 02 - Standardized Tests & State Graduation Requirements

Course Topic: Parents should connect with your student’s high school counselor in-person, by phone, or email. This keeps the lines of communication open, and it is extremely important for everyone involved in the student’s graduation process to have a good relationship. A school evaluation form is used to assess your school academic performance with other schools in the district, state, and national comparison. This evaluation determines the effectiveness and the quality of academic content, classes or subjects offered in student's high school.

COURSE 03 – College Tuition, Application Fees, and Deposits

Course Topic: Parents should connect with your student’s high school counselor in-person, by phone, or email. This keeps the lines of communication open, and it is extremely important for everyone involved in the student’s graduation process to have a good relationship. A school evaluation form is used to assess your school academic performance with other schools in the district, state, and national comparison. This evaluation determines the effectiveness and the quality of academic content, classes or subjects offered in student's high school.

COURSE 04 – High School Counselor & School Evaluations

Course Topic: A letter of recommendation is letter by a non-family member on behalf of the student providing supportive information about your academic achievements, character, and community service. Some colleges request a letter of recommendation as a part of the

college application packet. A recommendation letter is also helpful in getting a job, nomination for acceptance into a social organizations/clubs, or internship opportunities.

COURSE 05 – Letter of Recommendation

Course Topic: An autobiography or biography is a short story about you that highlights your academic achievements or tells an interesting story about your character in a particular situation. It can also include details about your family memories, personal goals about college, and your hobbies. Your writing submission also gives the college admissions officer a description about your contributions to society in the classroom and in the community.

COURSE 06 – Student Autobiography

Course Topic: The college application may request an essay (or two) to get a better understanding of your writing abilities. The college essay directions will provide direction as to your topic, word count, and page length – just like your biography. Select a topic that is memorable and unique, and will you set you apart from other applicants.

COURSE 07 – The College Essay

Course Topic:  Giving back to your community can be an important asset in your college or scholarship application. It demonstrates how you effectively utilizes your free time by work with those in need. Some high schools have community service requirements for graduation. It is also a good example of how you work well with others. Volunteering is a nonpaying “job” that gives you various duties and responsibilities by utilizing your best skills sets. Volunteering is an asset that helps college students gain internships with business and mentors.

COURSE 08 – Community Service Requirements

Course Topic: Applying for FAFSA (free application federal student aid) and various scholarships may require some assistance from your parents. The U.S. Department of Education will request your parent(s) tax return information to determine the amount of financial aid to loan or grant to you for college. You will have to pay back loans. Grants or scholarships are "gifts" to the students based on academic or community achievement. You will not have to pay back scholarships, however, there may be requirements to keep or renew the scholarship funds.

COURSE 09 – Financial Aid & Scholarship Documents

Course Topic: The Common Application and other colleges may request a Mid-Year Report in your senior year to “check in” with the students a few months after the initial application process. The Mid-Year Report is completed by your high school counselor and must be completed by May. Students should always update your college with any changes to your contact information. Similar to the Mid-Year report, the Final Report requests your final transcript and other academic information. This form is also completed and submitted by your counselor. Most college applications are completed online. Check with your high school counselor and college admissions officer for the steps to your college application submission process.

COURSE 10 – College Application Submission Process

Course Topic: This course helps students and parents with 10 different ways to search for college scholarship funding. Students will learn how to manage their search results, deadlines, and requirements and apply for as many scholarships opportunities as they can! As a part of the College Clinic community, students will be able to share scholarship opportunities amongst each other as they journey together towards graduation and becoming a freshman college student.

COURSE 11 – College Scholarship Search

Course Topic: This course helps students and parents with 10 different ways to search for college scholarship funding. Students will learn how to manage their search results, deadlines, and requirements and apply for as many scholarships opportunities as they can! As a part of the College Clinic community, students will be able to share scholarship opportunities amongst each other as they journey together towards graduation and becoming a freshman college student.

COURSE 12 – How-to Complete the FAFSA