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If you’re a first-generation student who wants to attend college, financial security isn’t the only reason to attend. A college degree offers so many more advantages! This week, the 10,000 Degrees College Success team breaks down why a college education can be so valuable to you.
Are you a rising senior or college freshmen? Learn everything you need to know and actions you can take during the summer to be successful when school begins in Fall. We’ll cover topics like financial aid, class registration, scholarship searches, and tips for connecting to on-campus support.
Rising juniors and seniors: Do you have questions about applying to college? In our College Success Roadmap Toolkit, watch a series of videos that answer frequently asked questions, such as:
Then listen in or ask our 10,000 Degrees staff your questions about the college application process during a live Zoom Q&A on Wednesday, July 8th, from 11 am -12 pm!
High School students: Learn why going to community college is a great pathway to college and career success! Our Fellows and community college students will debunk the most common myths about community college and will give you tips and tricks on how to maximize your success in community college thru transfer to a four-year university.
Students: are you trying to figure out how to pay for college? Financial aid can be one of the best ways to help answer that question. This week we will help to break down all the different types of financial aid that is available, and how to make sure that you fill everything out correctly! Watch our videos and then join us for a Q&A about paying for college.
Students: do you need help managing your money in college? We will cover different ways to help you manage your finances, plus a great workshop on everything you ever wanted to know about credit cards.
Explore healthcare, venture capital & tech careers through roundtable webinars with current professionals, students, and alumni. Bring your questions and join in on the live conversation! Check out YouTube for the Spring 2020 Career Panel to explore a variety of careers and topics. Don’t forget to bookmark the Career Success website for internship opportunities and career related blog posts.
Is graduate school right for you? Check out some of 10,000 Degrees’ staff perspectives on why they decided to attend grad school. We’ve also compiled the Top 10 reasons you should consider grad school in the future. For those interested in law, we have current law professionals, and aspiring law students answering your questions about law school and beyond.
Program Director, North Bay
Email: astern (at) 10000degrees.org
Program Director, New Markets
Email: cgonzales (at) 10000degrees.org
Program Director, College Success & Fellowship
Email: sbondurant (at) 10000degrees.org