This is a summer-long cohort to help promote college readiness skills. There will be two cohorts. One cohort for upper high school students and another for college students. Each week students will explore a theme within a group of age-appropriate peers. Each cohort will be lead by an EEC Executive Function Coach.
- Summer planning → summer classes – college / high school / getting a job / Calendar use.
- Independent skills
- Advocacy skills
- College skills – exploration
- College skills – action plan
- Matching skills to careers
- Matching careers to college degrees
- Matching college degrees to the right college
- Transition to next school year
During the last week students will be automatically enrolled in Crushing College; organize, physical and virtual materials, calendar/ schedule, syllabus, prepared for class – mentally, physically and emotionally | managing distractions – cell phones, roommates and gaming | note-taking – virtual and paper | Planning for the long term and short term assignment, emotional regulation ( how to manage the stress and anxiety of college life?), red flags, and resilience (tutors, academic centers and coaching) | self-care – diet, exercise, and friendships.
Students will explore interests and develop skills in these areas.
- Goal-setting skills
- Time management skills
- Reading skills
- Notetaking skills
- Research skills
- Self-advocacy skills
- Personal interests
- Future planning skills
- College readiness skills