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If you are unaccompanied, at risk of homelessness, and self-supporting, you are also considered an independent student on your financial aid application. This handout accompanies the 12th Year Campaign Junior/Senior Student Workbook, which guides students through navigating college admissions and financial aid.
This workbook is for high school juniors and seniors. It is a guide for navigating college admissions and financial aid.
For Washington State GEAR UP Staff
The First Year in Five Stages. The transition from high school to college is an important milestone. Many students who live on-campus or commute experience a wide range of emotions during their first year at college. These emotions are normal and often occur in five stages. This timeline includes examples of things students commonly face during their first year of college.
For use with the Activity Guide-Preparing Students For The Transition To College.
These are common scenarios that students encounter during their first year in college. Using your college or university’s website and the handout: Resources & Support Services to Navigate Your Way, identify what resource(s) can help in each scenario on your future campus.
This list identifies common student support resources found at college. Review your college or university’s website. Identify what supports you may need, and what is available on your campus.
There are important steps that need to be completed over the summer for you to be able to enroll in the fall. The tasks listed are common to most colleges.
The transition from high school to a postsecondary institution is an important milestone. This period can be marked with enthusiasm as well as self-doubt, stress, and uncertainty. College access professionals can use this activity guide to help prepare students and families for the first year after high school, including what to expect and how to navigate common challenges.
This presentation is from the 2016 GEAR UP West Conference. Where students enroll in college can be just as important as if they enroll. Students are more likely to complete college if they attend an institution that fits their social, academic, and financial needs. Oregon GEAR UP’s College Fit Toolkit offers strategies that explore the importance of college fit in every stage of the college choice process for students in middle school through 12th grade. Learn the research and participate in en

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