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完成時間為 2 小時

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....
6 個視頻 (總計 28 分鐘), 7 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
6 個視頻
Why Going to College Is Important5分鐘
First to Go: Pathways to College6分鐘
How the US College System Works4分鐘
Paying for College2分鐘
Admission Rates Between Colleges6分鐘
7 個閱讀材料
How To Use This Course10分鐘
Course Team10分鐘
Guilt & Being First in the Family10分鐘
Sticker Price vs. Net Price10分鐘
Admissions 10110分鐘
Common College Terms10分鐘
College Survival Vocabulary Game10分鐘
2 個練習
Thinking About "Why College?"4分鐘
Basic Ideas About College14分鐘
2
完成時間為 6 小時

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....
5 個視頻 (總計 40 分鐘), 4 個閱讀材料, 3 個測驗
5 個視頻
Your Grades and Classes - Why They Matter11分鐘
Questions to Ask Yourself4分鐘
Having Honest Conversations About Family Expectations7分鐘
Who Can You Talk To?8分鐘
4 個閱讀材料
The 5 I's: Identity, Intellect, Ideas, Interests, & Inspiration10分鐘
The 4 C's: Culture, Curriculum, Community, & Conclusions10分鐘
Selecting High School Classes to Prep for College10分鐘
MOOC Research Survey (Optional)10分鐘
1 個練習
Building Your Personal Statement: How Do I Spend My Time?6分鐘
3
完成時間為 2 小時

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."...
6 個視頻 (總計 41 分鐘), 4 個閱讀材料, 3 個測驗
6 個視頻
Getting Federal Aid9分鐘
Reasons Why Different Colleges Charge Different Amounts4分鐘
Student and Counselor Perspectives14分鐘
Student Advice on Working and Paying for College9分鐘
Learn About Raise.me1分鐘
4 個閱讀材料
Financial Aid Vocabulary10分鐘
What is the FAFSA? and How to Pay for College10分鐘
7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA10分鐘
IRS Retrieval Tool10分鐘
3 個練習
The Basics of Financial Aid12分鐘
Understanding Net Prices with Pell Abacus6分鐘
Start Early with Raise.Me to Earn Micro-scholarships6分鐘
4
完成時間為 2 小時

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....
8 個視頻 (總計 37 分鐘), 3 個閱讀材料, 2 個測驗
8 個視頻
A Tour of a College House8分鐘
Affordable Ways to Visit College4分鐘
Swarthmore College1分鐘
Temple University30
Widener University1分鐘
Ursinus College3分鐘
Student Voices: Weighing Expenses, Family Preferences, and Location8分鐘
3 個閱讀材料
Making the Most of Campus Visits10分鐘
How to Plan a College Visit10分鐘
What Questions to Ask On Your Visit10分鐘
2 個練習
Beginning the College Search30分鐘
Using College Greenlight to Search for Colleges and Scholarships2分鐘
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創建者 VRDec 8th 2017

Highly recommended course if you are about to apply to college! It gives you a very good idea of how it all works, great advise and resources.

創建者 RDJul 25th 2017

A good and comprehensive course. The instructors are expert in their fields and the additional resources are very relevant.

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Eric J. Furda

Dean of Admissions
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Dr. Sean Vereen

President
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關於 宾夕法尼亚大学

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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