College s about defying expectations, breaking the mold, and finding yourself. You have an important role to play in your student's journey to college whether or not you've been to college yourself. Use this timeline to empower your student as they take this important step and reach higher.
So you have decided to prepare yourself - or help someone to prepare! - for college. That is a great idea!
WAY Academy of Flint has organized this College Readiness page to help you get ready for college. Here, you will find resources that will help you think about the skills, knowledge, behaviours you should develop to help you graduate and find your way from high school to higher education!
Are you ready?
Welcome to the virtual College & Career office! Many of the items in this office have links that will take you to more information about those specific schools or topics. Click on the flags for the schools or items throughout the room!
Effective planning and preparation are both key to college success. Even if you're not yet sure about attending college, making the right choices now will keep college attendance available as an option for you. Use this Guide to start planning your way!
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HIGHER EDUCATION AFTER INCARCERATION
According to a 2018 Prison Policy Initiative report, 25% of formerly incarcerated people don’t have a high school diploma or equivalency — this is nearly twice as high as the rate for the general public. Also, only 4% of formerly incarcerated folks have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher, while 25% of the general public has reached this level of education. Additionally, people with conviction records have an exceptionally high unemployment rate of 27%... Click here for more
Written by: Intelligent.com Higher Education Team - Published on July 25, 2022