College Connexxions Our Programs by Grade level

OUR PROGRAMS

PROGRAMS BY GRADE LEVEL

College Connexxions Sophmore Year Academic Planning

SOPHMORE YEAR

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

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

  • 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

  • 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