Game Plan: College

Game Plan: College provides information and advice to high school students, ensuring that they have the knowledge and support necessary to apply and enroll in college. 

March workshop and advising calendar

Program Description

Game Plan: College serves students in ninth through twelfth grades. Students participate in interactive college access focused workshops and individualized one-on-one advising services. Workshops are offered both at the Center and in the community. Advising sessions are personalized and flexible, with office hours established based on student availability. Students may participate in as many or as few Game Plan: College services as they wish.

Students begin their involvement through an intake meeting to identify each student’s needs and goals. Led by Emily K staff and supported by the program’s Teen Advisors, Game Plan: College students receive information in four key areas of college readiness: academics, testing, financial aid, and the admissions process. Through scheduled workshops and open advising sessions, students access support with: identifying options after high school, understanding academic standards for college admission, finding the right college fit, understanding financial aid, and navigating the college admissions process. For more information read our program FAQ

Participation

Game Plan: College services are free and open to high school students who reside in Durham County. The program targets students that come from families with unmet financial need, will be the first in their families to attend college, or identify with a traditionally underrepresented racial group. 

Beginning in the fall of 2016, students may drop in to attend a college access workshop or meet with a Teen Advisor to receive one-on-one advising. While no appointment is necessary, we encourage interested students to visit during posted office hours. Educators or other youth-serving organizations may contact us to have a workshop scheduled for your group. 

Meet the Teen Advisors at Game Plan: College! 

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