College Bound Program

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Class of 2023

Be sure to register for SCOIR! It is a great resource to research colleges, get inspired, and attend scheduled college information sessions!

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COLLEGE BOUND COUNSELING

What is college bound counseling? The college Bound office prepares students to access the college and career of their dreams. Through this program, students will be able to get a sense of what college options are available, what they can expect and look forward to!

It is never too soon to start planning your future! The more prepared you are for what is to come the easier the transition will be when you graduate from high school.

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BENEFITS OF COLLEGE BOUND COUNSELING

There are many different opportunities that the college bound program has for students, some include:

  • Group and individual support for students

  • Assistance with college applications, resources, financial aid

  • Connections to colleges via tours and free swag

  • Plan fun activities to get students excited for college and careers after middle and high school

  • Work to help students reach their full potential, help with organization and stress management skills.

  • We help students discover their goals and acquire self-understanding skills.

Upcoming Virtual Information Sessions

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Thursday, September 16, 2021

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Thursday, October 21, 2021

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Tell Us What You Think!

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Student Spotlight

Each month the college bound department will highlight a GLOW student who is on the path to college readiness.

Every student has the opportunity to be featured and have their voice heard by others! Click on the "Tell Us What You Think" button above to tell us about yourself.

We are focusing on highlighting students that are a part of the Early Risers program! Early Risers is a selective program for 9th and 10th graders. It allows for the opportunity to take college level classes, build up your college resume, opportunities for leadership, and so many more!

Clara Pearson

Class of 2024

Clara has been offered the opportunity to take business administration through their career and technical classes at Cape Fear Community College.

Students will be provided with a fundamental knowledge of business functions, processes, and an understanding of business organizations in today's global economy.

The classes Clara gets to take include introduction to computers, introduction to business, principles of financial accounting, principles of marketing. By the end she will have a business administration certificate!

Students that a part of Early Risers have great academic standings and are on the right path to graduation! Way to go Clara!

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Student Spotlights 2020

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COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT

This month's focus is:

LARGE SCHOOLS

A large school is a college/university with a student population of 15,000 or more.

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University of California-Los Angeles

  • Population (Undergrad): 26,674

  • Location: Los Angeles

  • Most popular majors: biology, business, political science, psychology, economics

  • Mascot: UCLA Bears

  • 68 Greek organizations on campus

  • Receives the most college applications of any university in the world!

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WHY COLLEGE?

There are plenty of reasons why students should continue their education and attend college. Whether it is a large public university, a small private college, a community college, a trade school; there are benefits to all and the list is endless!

  1. College graduates are more likely to earn more money!

  2. Workers with a college degree are less likely to face unemployment!

  3. Having a college degree makes healthy and happy living easier!

  4. Allows for families to live comfortably, become home owners!

  5. Form strong connections and relationships with people from diverse backgrounds!

  6. Explore your creative side, explore your curiosity, discover your passions!

  7. You have potential, exceed it!

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WISE WORDS

from college students

Hear experiences of college and advice from real students at different universities, different majors, and different years!

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