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! In our virtual Why College Tooklit, 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. In this Toolkit, 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:
Plus watch a video where our 10,000 Degrees staff answer questions about the college application process from a recent live Zoom Q&A (video)
High School students: Learn why going to community college is a great pathway to college and career success! In this Toolkit, our Fellows and community college students debunk the most common myths about community college and provide 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. In this Toolkit, we break down all the different types of financial aid that are available, and how to fill our applications correctly!
Students: do you need help managing your money in college? In this Toolkit, we cover different ways to help you manage your finances as you transition and go through college, including using credit cards, buying more affordable textbooks, and more.
In this Toolkit, explore healthcare, venture capital & tech careers by watching our recent roundtable webinars featuring current professionals, students, and alumni. You’ll also get access to helpful career resources!
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