College Bound: From Freshman Year to Freshman Year is a 182 page interactive guide that will provide middle and high school students with the knowledge and skills to maneuver high school in a way that leads to college acceptance.
As a high school Guidance Director who works directly with seniors I understand the high school factors critical to college acceptance. College Bound: From Freshman Year to Freshman Year differs from other books by not just telling students what they need to do but showing them how and explaining the why.
This book is a roadmap to college acceptance. Most students have the desire to attend college but lack of knowledge about the high school process leads many to make decisions that are counterproductive to achieving that goal.
College Bound: From Freshman Year to Freshman Year provides information, resources, and worksheets to take the mystery out of college acceptance by explaining important topics such as:
- Factors important to college acceptance
- High school academics & why they matter
- Types of high school classes & programs
- How classes effect college acceptance
- Ways to increase your GPA
- Explaining how your GPA is calculated
- Factors to consider in your college search
- How to narrow your college options
- The College Application Process
- College Testing
- Different ways to fund college
- How to search for scholarships
This book is designed to be a portfolio to understand and document those high school factors crucial to college acceptance. It includes over 40 pages of worksheets on topics such as Personality & Career Interest Inventories, Grade Level To Do Lists, Grade & Quality Point Worksheet, GPA Calculation Worksheet, Academic Course Record, Community Service Logs, 9-12th Grade High School Portfolios as well as worksheets to assist in the college process to include:
- College Search Worksheets
- College Selection Worksheets
- College Requirements Information
- College Cost Comparison
- Scholarship Search Results
- Sample Essay Topics
College Bound: From Freshman Year to Freshman Year is the perfect tool to guide students from their freshman year of high school to their freshman year of college. The book was designed to ensure that EVERY student who desires college is equip with the tools to experience the joy of college acceptance. Let the journey begin!