College Prep Program
The GPUL College Prep Program was created for high school students around the Valley interested in attending college. The GPUL College Prep Program assesses a student's exam readiness and develops effective study habits tailored for the ACT and SAT exams. In addition, participants will learn how to research colleges, apply for admission and secure financial aid and scholarships. For information on any of our programs, call us at 602-254-5611.
Aimed at the intellectual, social, emotional and physical development of Valley children from ages 3 through 5, the Head Start program is committed to enhancing the development of children, empowering families and strengthening communities. Click here for more information or give us a call at 602-254-5611.
The Greater Phoenix Urban League's College Prep Program
At The Greater Phoenix Urban League, we understand that the goal is not simply acceptance to a college, but setting students up for success in a college that is right for them.
To offer students a proven method of discovery, the Project Ready! College Planning Program combines:
— One-on-one student guidance sessions
— Dynamic and engaging College Planning Curriculum, Group Workshops, Speaker Series, College and Community Service Fairs
The College Planning Program provides the following assistance and coaching services:
— College Search
— Perform student interview including online personality profile
— Participate in web-based college major interest survey to explore careers and potential areas of study
— Develop a plan for exploring potential careers and corresponding college majors
— Advise on extracurricular activities, summer programs, and resume
— Plan and review your student's high school curriculum
— Review schedules and make a plan for standardized tests such as the SAT, ACT, AP, and IB
— Provide worksheets, checklists and organizational strategies to manage important tasks and deadlines
— Learn interview and professional communication skills
— Educate families on financial aid and scholarship opportunities
Student Self Analysis:
— Assist your student in developing their individual college criteria and provide a list of colleges containing various degrees of selectivity
— Educate regarding strategies for college research using multiple sources of information
— Prepare student for successful college visits
— Assist in college applications including essay writing (topic development, critique and proofreading)