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College PASS Group 2 Session Guide Topic List for Year 1 (2013 - 2014) Preparation Phase Topics (Spring of 2013 and Fall of 2013) Spring 2013 1. Welcome and introduction to the Preparation Phase 2. Learning about the Students’ Postsecondary Knowledge (Pre-test) 3. Concurrent Enrollment 4. College visit agenda 5. SEOP Review 6. USU Career Services: Finding your passion and the Myers-Brig assessment 7. Missing products and college preparation considerations for next year 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Fall 2013 Review Preparation phase objectives and complete PREP assessment (Pre-test) Utah Futures: Career Interest Surveys University General Requirements SEOP Review, Readily Available Supports, BATC Introduction and Concurrent Enrollment ACT Information and preparation note-taking sheet Review Complete the Preparation Phase Survey ACT Practice Test: English or Reading ACT Practice Test: Math or Science and Missing Products

Access Phase Topics Spring 2013 1. Introduction to the Access Phase and ACT Score Interpretation/Registration 2. College Navigator: Exploration of Utah Colleges with possible Lab Day and intro to College Application 3. College Application, cont. 4. Financial Literacy: Federal grants, federal loans, bank loans, credits cards and scholarships 5. Utah Education Savings Plan (UESP) Information and Application 6. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and its Benefits 7. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Completion 8. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Completion, cont. 9. Review 10. Complete the Access Phase Survey Strategies for Success Phase Topics 1. Introduction to the Strategies for Success Phase, SEOP-Review and Preparing College Agenda 2. Virtual college campus tour 3. Academic resources and supports 4. Complete the Strategies for Success Survey and the post-testing assessment: What have your Learned about Postsecondary Knowledge 5. Missing Products

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College PASS Group 1 Session Topic List for Year 2 (2013 - 2014)

Access Phase II Topics (Fall of 2013) Fall of 2013 1. Welcome and syllabus/planner overview: outline of the project goals and objectives 2. College Readiness measure 3. SEOP Review and Review ACT score and ACT Registration if needed 4. Lab: College Navigator: Exploration of Colleges 5. Lab: College Application Overview and identify available on-campus Scholarships 6. Lab: College Application 7. Scholarship Essay – Identify a minimum of 2 scholarships and begin drafting outline 8. Lab: College Application, cont. or Scholarship Essay Outline, cont. 9. Scholarship Essay - Draft 10. Scholarship Essay - Final 11. Review and complete the Access Phase II Survey and Missing Products 12. Additional Session(s), Missing Products

Strategies for Success Phase II Topics (Spring of 2014) Spring of 2013 1. Virtual college campus tour and making healthy decisions 2. Lab: (a) UESP Presentations and (b) Step Up or Utah Futures Website (Financial Literacy resources) 3. Financial Literacy: Federal grants, federal loans, bank loans and credits cards 4. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Completion 5. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Completion, cont. 6. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Completion, submit. 7. Lab: Mock registration and credit scale cost per semester and required texts for registered courses 8. SEOP–Review 9. Create an estimated monthly college budget 10. Missing Financial Literacy Products 11. Review and complete the Strategies for Success II Survey and the post-testing assessment: What have your Learned about Postsecondary Knowledge 12. Additional Session(s), Missing Products

Group 1 Year 2

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