Set : Preparing for Their Education
You are one of your students’ most important resources. Help them prepare for postsecondary life with campus visits, by discussing important grade-level benchmarks that set them up for success, and by talking about the many college and vocational options available to them.
One of the best ways to motivate your students to gain a postsecondary credential is to show them their options and help them find the best fit to their goals and interests. Below are several resources to help you plan a campus visit to any of Washington’s community, technical and four-year colleges.
- As a first step, read this Campus Visit Planning Checklist, which starts as far back as six months and helps ensure you’ve taken all the right steps to make your campus visit a success.
- Getting Ready for Campus Visits Handbook: This detailed overview includes what to consider when planning a visit, how to prepare your students, and tips for getting the most of the event.
- Washington Campus Visitor Information for Groups: This matrix includes contact and background information to help coordinate a campus visit.
After your visit, have students bring along and fill out a college scorecard to rank their selections. Here are two forms for them to compare:
If you are in need of even more college visitor information, head to the GEAR UP website.