college planning handouts and sample letters
Edsouth's Student Outreach Services provides these valuable college planning handouts free of charge. Please feel free to duplicate them for distribution to your students or clients in helping them prepare for college.
Be a Smart College Consumer/How to Succeed in College
Important points to be aware of concerning college policies and financial aid procedures and suggestions on making your college experience a success.
Writing to Colleges for Information
Sample letter to assist the student in writing inquiries to receive information from colleges and outside scholarships.
Getting Ready for College/Now That You Are A Junior
A checklist of steps that students in grades 8-11 should complete in order to prepare for college.
Advice for Adult Students
Important advice to help adult students make the transition into a college environment and misconceptions people may have about attending college.
Your Senior Year/Suffering Through Senioritis
Fall and Spring checklists for college planning during your senior year of high school.
Questions to Ask Before You Enroll
Questions that a student should consider when choosing a college.
Resources on the Internet
Resources on the Internet about financial aid and scholarships, test preparation, and colleges and careers.
Watch Out for Scholarship Scams/Steps for Getting a Scholarship
Guidelines on how to recognize a potential scholarship scam and who to contact if you suspect you have been contacted by a scholarship scam organization.
Top 30 Occupations in the USA
A listing of the Top 30 Occupations created from information obtained from the U.S Bureau of Statistics and the various state employment statistics departments. The occupations are ranked based on projections of the average annual growth.
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