Monday - Thursday 9am-9pm
The next session of College Tomorrow will be held
July 28-August 8, 2014. Applications will be available
College Tomorrow is a college readiness program for rising high school juniors and seniors.
College: a word that carries so much meaning for high school students. College means new experiences and unexpected opportunities. College means independence and the promise of a satisfying career. Many high school students love the idea of going to college -but they are also intimidated. Finding the right college, navigating the application process and figuring out how to pay tuition are only some of the obstacles students' face- and that's before they even start classes!
If you want to go to college but worry about what it takes to get there, consider applying to College Tomorrow, a free college-readiness program at Framingham State University. College Tomorrow is not an attempt to recruit for Framingham State; instead, the program is designed to encourage young people from the Framingham area to imagine a future for themselves that includes college and to teach the skills they'll need to make that future a reality.
The summer program teaches students how to identify colleges that are right for them, how to apply to those colleges, how to find and apply for sources of funding and how to organize all these steps into a practical plan of action.
In addition, College Tomorrow invites young people to experience college first-hand. During "orientation", participants tour the FSU campus, learn about the benefits of a college education and explore major fields of study. Participants also "enroll" in courses taught by enthusiastic college personnel. These courses focus on writing, reading, mathematics and oral presentation skills- all of which are essential to college success. In addition to developing skills, these courses also challenge participants to rise to the expectations of college-level academic work.
But College Tomorrow is not all work and no play. Throughout the two-week program, participants enjoy lunch in the dining hall and meet inspiring FSU students who tell their own stories of overcoming obstacles in order to succeed in college.
For more information about College Tomorrow, please contact Emily Abel by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (508) 626-4907.