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Неделя
1
2 ч. на завершение

Starting the Journey to College

This module provides an introduction to the course and overview of the college application process , financial aid, and why college matters. Dr. Vereen will discuss the range of two-year to four-year colleges and levels of selectivity will be discussed to better understand potential college options for students....
6 видео ((всего 28 мин.)), 7 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
6 видео
Why Going to College Is Important5мин
First to Go: Pathways to College6мин
How the US College System Works4мин
Paying for College2мин
Admission Rates Between Colleges6мин
7 материала для самостоятельного изучения
How To Use This Course10мин
Course Team10мин
Guilt & Being First in the Family10мин
Sticker Price vs. Net Price10мин
Admissions 10110мин
Common College Terms10мин
College Survival Vocabulary Game10мин
2 практического упражнения
Thinking About "Why College?"4мин
Basic Ideas About College14мин
Неделя
2
6 ч. на завершение

Self-Assessment and Telling Your Story

This segment will take students through the journey of self-assessment through Dean Furda’s Assess Yourself framework of the 5 I’s (Identity, Ideas, Interests, Intellect, and Inspiration) and Assessing Colleges through the 4 C’s (Culture, Curriculum, Community, and Conclusions). Steppingstone Scholars’ staff and students will address how and why telling your story is important when applying to college....
5 видео ((всего 40 мин.)), 4 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 3 тестов
5 видео
Your Grades and Classes - Why They Matter11мин
Questions to Ask Yourself4мин
Having Honest Conversations About Family Expectations7мин
Who Can You Talk To?8мин
4 материала для самостоятельного изучения
The 5 I's: Identity, Intellect, Ideas, Interests, & Inspiration10мин
The 4 C's: Culture, Curriculum, Community, & Conclusions10мин
Selecting High School Classes to Prep for College10мин
MOOC Research Survey (Optional)10мин
1 практического упражнения
Building Your Personal Statement: How Do I Spend My Time?6мин
Неделя
3
2 ч. на завершение

Paying for College

This segment provides insight into the resources available to make college affordable with step-by-step exercises to enable students and families to apply for financial aid. Financial aid professionals and Steppingstone Scholars will discuss their experiences applying for financial aid. Viewers will also be introduced to Raise.me for college scholarship resources and Pell Abacus to learn about college "net prices."...
6 видео ((всего 41 мин.)), 4 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 3 тестов
6 видео
Getting Federal Aid9мин
Reasons Why Different Colleges Charge Different Amounts4мин
Student and Counselor Perspectives14мин
Student Advice on Working and Paying for College9мин
Learn About Raise.me1мин
4 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Financial Aid Vocabulary10мин
What is the FAFSA? and How to Pay for College10мин
7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA10мин
IRS Retrieval Tool10мин
3 практического упражнения
The Basics of Financial Aid12мин
Understanding Net Prices with Pell Abacus6мин
Start Early with Raise.Me to Earn Micro-scholarships6мин
Неделя
4
2 ч. на завершение

Exploring College Campuses: What To Consider

With a better understanding of ‘what to look for’ in colleges, viewers will gain insight and direction on college visiting opportunities, including ‘fly-in’ programs where colleges pay for your campus visit before you apply and after you are admitted. Steppingstone Scholars will bring participants through their visit experiences and Philadelphia area colleges will highlight their campuses and resources. Resources into the college search and scholarship process via College Greenlight are offered....
8 видео ((всего 37 мин.)), 3 материалов для самостоятельного изучения, 2 тестов
8 видео
A Tour of a College House8мин
Affordable Ways to Visit College4мин
Swarthmore College1мин
Temple University30
Widener University1мин
Ursinus College3мин
Student Voices: Weighing Expenses, Family Preferences, and Location8мин
3 материала для самостоятельного изучения
Making the Most of Campus Visits10мин
How to Plan a College Visit10мин
What Questions to Ask On Your Visit10мин
2 практического упражнения
Beginning the College Search30мин
Using College Greenlight to Search for Colleges and Scholarships2мин
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автор: VRDec 8th 2017

Highly recommended course if you are about to apply to college! It gives you a very good idea of how it all works, great advise and resources.

автор: RDJul 25th 2017

A good and comprehensive course. The instructors are expert in their fields and the additional resources are very relevant.

Преподаватели

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Eric J. Furda

Dean of Admissions
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Dr. Sean Vereen

President
Steppingstone Scholars, Inc.

О Пенсильванский университет

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

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  • Yes! How to Apply to College is a free course. Enrolled learners have full access to all course materials, guides, tools, and graded exercises at no cost. Unlike other offerings, this course does not offer a certificate upon completion. But, learners who fulfill the course requirements will position themselves for success toward their goals for higher education.

  • A new session of How to Apply to College starts every 4 weeks on Monday with an enrollment period of 5 days.

  • While this course contains many useful lectures and resources, we recommend that non-U.S. learners also enroll in Applying to U.S. Universities. This course was created by the University of Pennsylvania and is offered on Coursera as a free course.

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