The whole idea of going to college can seem overwhelming. Where do you start? When do you apply? How do you choose a college? Our friends at knowhow2go.com have a great step-by-step list that shows you how and when to prepare.
Ideally, you should begin preparing for college by your junior year in high school. If you are starting later, DON’T WORRY. It’s never too late to begin.
Casey Family Programs is the nation’s largest operating foundation entirely focused on foster care. The organization’s “It’s My Life” series offers a wealth of resources for practitioners. Also, the organization’s “Supporting Success” publication offers valuable insights on how to prepare foster youth for success in higher education.
The Federal TRIO Programs are educational opportunity outreach programs designed to motivate and support students from disadvantaged backgrounds. TRIO includes six outreach and support programs targeted to serve and assist low-income, first-generation college students and students with disabilities to progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to postbaccalaureate programs. TRIO programs include: