College Connexxions Our Programs by Grade level

COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAMS

ONE, TWO AND THREE-YEAR PROGRAMS BY GRADE LEVEL

College Connexxions Sophmore Year Academic Planning

SOPHMORE YEAR

  • Use of CustomCollegePlan Research and Management Portal.

  • Academic planning – Selecting the most challenging courses.

  • Resume building – Begin to formalize a resume for college including all honors and activities.

  • Introduction to PSAT and PreACT with results analysis

  • Cultivation of Skills

    • Time management – Scheduling after school time to meet needs of homework, athletics, extracurricular activities, social, etc.

    • Organization – Prioritizing homework assignments, studying for tests, reading assignments, etc.

    • Communication – how to effectively verbalize and write your thoughts, needs and desires to your counselors and teachers

    • Career planning – Determining strengths and desires in various academic areas

    • Extracurricular activities – Ensuring that the student becomes involved in appropriate activities

    • Community service involvement – Becoming involved in activities that give back to the community

    • Post-secondary planning – Looking to explore options for college

JUNIOR YEAR

  • Use of CustomCollegePlan Research and Management Portal.

  • Individual college counseling – Exploring and investigating colleges

  • Standardized testing: PSAT, SAT, PreACT & ACT

  • Academic planning – Selecting the most challenging courses

  • Academic monitoring – Monitoring of courses taken and grades achieved in them

  • Leadership involvement with activities

  • Community service involvement – Becoming involved in activities that give back to the community

  • Post-secondary planning – Looking to explore options for college and careers

College Connexxions Junior Year Academic Planning
College Connexxions Senior Year College Application Process

SENIOR YEAR

  • Use of CustomCollegePlan Research and Management Portal.

  • Individual college counseling – Academic review, analyzing transcripts and test scores/extracurricular activities

  • College application process

  • Assistance – Support emotional as well as practical aspects in completing the college application

  • College selection

  • Standardized testing

  • College list review

  • Common App assistance – Working together to complete

  • Common App and Supplemental essays

  • Letters of recommendation – Determining who to ask

  • Post-secondary planning

  • Standardized testing: SAT & ACT – Which test is more appropriate

  • Assistance in the final decision regarding college choice – Weighing options

  • Transition to college – What to expect Freshman year