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Redefinir os prazos de acordo com sua programação.
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Horas para completar

Aprox. 13 horas para completar

Sugerido: 2-3 hours/week...
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Programa - O que você aprenderá com este curso

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Starting the Journey to College

This module provides an introduction to the course and overview of the college application process , financial aid, and why college matters. Dr. Vereen will discuss the range of two-year to four-year colleges and levels of selectivity will be discussed to better understand potential college options for students....
Reading
6 vídeos (Total de 28 min), 7 leituras, 2 testes
Video6 videos
Why Going to College Is Important5min
First to Go: Pathways to College6min
How the US College System Works4min
Paying for College2min
Admission Rates Between Colleges6min
Reading7 leituras
How To Use This Course10min
Course Team10min
Guilt & Being First in the Family10min
Sticker Price vs. Net Price10min
Admissions 10110min
Common College Terms10min
College Survival Vocabulary Game10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Thinking About "Why College?"4min
Basic Ideas About College14min
Semana
2
Horas para completar
6 horas para concluir

Self-Assessment and Telling Your Story

This segment will take students through the journey of self-assessment through Dean Furda’s Assess Yourself framework of the 5 I’s (Identity, Ideas, Interests, Intellect, and Inspiration) and Assessing Colleges through the 4 C’s (Culture, Curriculum, Community, and Conclusions). Steppingstone Scholars’ staff and students will address how and why telling your story is important when applying to college....
Reading
5 vídeos (Total de 40 min), 4 leituras, 3 testes
Video5 videos
Your Grades and Classes - Why They Matter11min
Questions to Ask Yourself4min
Having Honest Conversations About Family Expectations7min
Who Can You Talk To?8min
Reading4 leituras
The 5 I's: Identity, Intellect, Ideas, Interests, & Inspiration10min
The 4 C's: Culture, Curriculum, Community, & Conclusions10min
Selecting High School Classes to Prep for College10min
MOOC Research Survey (Optional)10min
Quiz1 exercícios práticos
Building Your Personal Statement: How Do I Spend My Time?6min
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3
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2 horas para concluir

Paying for College

This segment provides insight into the resources available to make college affordable with step-by-step exercises to enable students and families to apply for financial aid. Financial aid professionals and Steppingstone Scholars will discuss their experiences applying for financial aid. Viewers will also be introduced to Raise.me for college scholarship resources and Pell Abacus to learn about college "net prices."...
Reading
6 vídeos (Total de 41 min), 4 leituras, 3 testes
Video6 videos
Getting Federal Aid9min
Reasons Why Different Colleges Charge Different Amounts4min
Student and Counselor Perspectives14min
Student Advice on Working and Paying for College9min
Learn About Raise.me1min
Reading4 leituras
Financial Aid Vocabulary10min
What is the FAFSA? and How to Pay for College10min
7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA10min
IRS Retrieval Tool10min
Quiz3 exercícios práticos
The Basics of Financial Aid12min
Understanding Net Prices with Pell Abacus6min
Start Early with Raise.Me to Earn Micro-scholarships6min
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4
Horas para completar
2 horas para concluir

Exploring College Campuses: What To Consider

With a better understanding of ‘what to look for’ in colleges, viewers will gain insight and direction on college visiting opportunities, including ‘fly-in’ programs where colleges pay for your campus visit before you apply and after you are admitted. Steppingstone Scholars will bring participants through their visit experiences and Philadelphia area colleges will highlight their campuses and resources. Resources into the college search and scholarship process via College Greenlight are offered....
Reading
8 vídeos (Total de 37 min), 3 leituras, 2 testes
Video8 videos
A Tour of a College House8min
Affordable Ways to Visit College4min
Swarthmore College1min
Temple Universitymin
Widener University1min
Ursinus College3min
Student Voices: Weighing Expenses, Family Preferences, and Location8min
Reading3 leituras
Making the Most of Campus Visits10min
How to Plan a College Visit10min
What Questions to Ask On Your Visit10min
Quiz2 exercícios práticos
Beginning the College Search30min
Using College Greenlight to Search for Colleges and Scholarships2min

Instrutores

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Eric J. Furda

Dean of Admissions
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Dr. Sean Vereen

President
Steppingstone Scholars, Inc.

Sobre University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

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  • While this course contains many useful lectures and resources, we recommend that non-U.S. learners also enroll in Applying to U.S. Universities. This course was created by the University of Pennsylvania and is offered on Coursera as a free course.

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