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PREPARING FOR HIGHER EDUCATION ADVANCED LEVEL

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 2 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Preparing for Higher Education

PREPARE YOURSELF ACADEMICALLY

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 4 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Remediation Remediation – sequences of increasingly advanced courses designed to bring academically unprepared students to the academic skill level expected in higher education

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 5 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Remediation Classes They do not count toward your minimum degree or certificate credits It may take you longer to finish school It may add to the total cost of your education If remediation classes are required…

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 6 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Take a Placement Test While in High School

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 7 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Academic Advisors Meet Imani, your new advisee:  About to graduate from high school  Wants to attend higher education to become a lawyer but is not sure if she is ready  Has little saved to pay for higher education YOUR MISSION: Help Imani become better prepared for higher education

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 8 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Imani’s Academics Class Freshman Grades Sophomore Grades Junior Grades English A A B+ Math C B- B Social Studies A A A- Science B+ B C “I’m a pretty good student, a school leader, and I passed all of the state high school exams. I won’t have a problem getting into a college program.” What do you notice about Imani’s academic performance?

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 9 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Imani’s Potential Need for Remediation Class Freshman Grades Sophomore Grades Junior Grades English A A B+ Math C B- B Social Studies A A A- Science B+ B C What suggestions do you have to help Imani prepare for higher education academics?

GET INTO THE RIGHT HABITS Develop positive behaviors that lead to post-secondary success!

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 11 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Note Taking Skills

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 12 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Study Skills

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 13 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Tip: Identify Reading Techniques that Aid in Comprehension

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 14 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Tip: Know Your Ideal Learning Environment

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 15 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Tip: Demonstrate Discipline Identify and remove all possible distractions to focus on your main purpose – earning a higher education!

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 16 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Time Management Skills

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 17 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Self-monitoring  Complete your work on-time  Know where to go when you need assistance  Develop skills to be successful in higher education and seek out new strategies  Note taking  Study  Time management You are responsible for your present self and future self!

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 18 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Imani’s Academic Weaknesses Study Issue Note Taking Issue Both “I get lost in science and the book is hard to understand.” Possible Solutions: Read out loud; read twice Prewrite Write chapter or section summaries

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 19 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Imani’s Academic Weaknesses “I get distracted when teachers lecture.” Possible Solutions: Improve listening skills Go to class prepared Be prepared to ask questions Study Issue Note Taking Issue Both

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 20 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Imani’s Academic Weaknesses “I take some notes in class but they miss details that seem to be on the tests.” Possible Solutions: Preview lecture materials the night before Try other note taking styles Review and edit notes Study Issue Note Taking Issue Both

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 21 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Imani’s Academic Weaknesses “It’s too noisy at home and hard to study there.” Possible Solution: Find a quiet location Study Issue Note Taking Issue Both

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 22 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Imani’s Academic Weaknesses “We have in-class study groups in my Social Studies class; I think that helps me.” Possible Solution: Use study groups for other classes Study Issue Note Taking Issue Both

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 23 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 1. Read Imani’s summary of her time management weaknesses and current time commitments 2. Create a calendar to help Imani better manage her time  Consider ways to combine time commitments to free up more time 1. Identify two recommendations to help Imani better manage her time Imani’s Time Management Skills Activity

EXPLORE POTENTIAL INTERESTS Develop skills of interest to schools and employers.

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 25 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Benefits of Exploring Interests  Illustrate time management skills  Showcases talents and leadership skills  Exhibits transferable skills  Contributes back to your community  Demonstrates excellence  Gives you a better sense of what type of higher education program and future work is best for you Identify three activities you participate in. For each activity: •Provide a description •Identify leadership roles, awards or honors •Identify what the activity demonstrates to a potential employer

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 26 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Implications of Switching Degree Programs or Schools Each time you change your degree program or school, you…

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 27 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Minimize the Risk

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 28 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Imani’s Extra-Curricular Activities Which three activities best support her career choice of lawyer or politician?

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 29 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Are Imani’s Activities Well-Rounded? What are three questions you would ask Imani to get a better sense if she meets your definition of well-rounded? What two pieces of advice would you give Imani so that she better meets your definition of well-rounded?

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 30 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Impact of Switching Majors How many more classes will Imani have to take to earn a Journalism degree? If Imani was a full-time student taking 5 classes each semester, how much more time would Imani need to complete her degree?

SELECT AND APPLY TO AN INSTITUTION RIGHT FOR YOUR CAREER GOALS

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 32 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Application Process: 10 Steps How long do you think each step will take to complete?

© Take Charge Today – August 2013 – Preparing for Higher Education – Slide 33 Funded by a grant from Take Charge America, Inc. to the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences Take Charge America Institute at the University of Arizona 2.3.3.G1 Application Process: 10 Steps, continued How long do you think each step will take to complete?

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