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Our program services help students build personal skills, become aware of their academic potential, and motivate them to succeed. We expose them to the college environment, college-educated role models, and career options. Tutoring, mentoring and workshops are our most popular services.

Study Skillsstudents on steps at HSU

  • Test Taking Strategies
  • Reading Improvement
  • Note Taking Concepts
  • Organization and Time Management Tips
  • Small Group Tutoring
  • Learning Styles & Study Skills Assessments

College Preparation

  • Guidance in Selecting College Preparatory Classes
  • Preparation for College Admission Tests
  • Assistance with College Admission Forms
  • Direction in Choosing a College
  • Tours of Local Campuses for 8th and 11th Graders

baloonsCollege Financial Aid

  • Investigate Financial Aid Options
  • Assistance with Completing and Filing Financial Aid Forms
  • Money Budgeting

Career Guidance

  • Exploration of Career Interests
  • Clarification of Career Alternatives
  • Participation in Panel Discussions with Local Professors


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