Senior News Highlights November 24, 2014

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A big congratulations to our College Access Leaders — their great work is spreading across the district!

This past week, the College Access Leaders were invited to Central High School to give a presentation about their program. Central is going to implement its own version of CAL, and they went right to the experts to get started! This is an amazing achievement for CAL and all of SLA!

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Questions to Ask Colleges


Here are a few scripted questions that Juniors and Seniors can ask when talking to College Admission Representatives:

Around Academics:

-Do you have any professional programs? (eg: does your liberal arts school offer a teaching credential, is your nursing program accredited)

-How many students on campus do research with their professors? How easy will it be for me to find academic mentorship at your school? Continue reading

Interested in taking a year off after Graduation?

Preparing for life after graduation could be quite stressful; deciding what college to attend, what you want to major in or even if you want to take a year off to explore your options.  It is typical for students who take a gap year to use the extra time to travel, get an internship, find a job to pay for their expected college tuition or just to decide what career path they are interested.  If you are interested in a gap year see the links below:

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