College Bound

Promoting economic self-sufficiency through support and motivation toward college admission

College Bound is available to referred students, free of charge in the following districts:

Grades 7-12              Palmyra-Macedon

                                  Red Creek

Grades 11-12            Lyons

                                  North Rose-Wolcott

                                  Newark

                                  Clyde-Savannah

College Bound students are typically the first in their family to attend college and are academically able to handle college curriculum, but would benefit from additional support in the college application process. They are referred to the program by their counselor.

 

Services Provided:

  • Bi-monthly meetings at home school with College Bound Coordinator
  • Information on various colleges and degree programs
  • SAT/ACT test information
  • Assistance in completing college applications
  • Information about financial aid and local scholarship opportunities
  • Discussion groups with workshops featuring topics such as: interviewing, budgeting, and stress management
  • Shadowing opportunities with area professionals
  • Interest assessments and career exploration
  • Transportation to college placement exams and orientation (as needed)
  • Assistance paying application fees and housing deposits
  • Field trips to area college campuses, the National College Fair and Voices of Experience