Build a strong bridge; help students know what to expect
Mandate that first-generation students accepted to college attend a summer seminar, promoting first-semester success.
- Mandate that students accepted to colleges, particularly those who will be first-generation, complete school-based transition seminars. Award book scholarship money/needed supplies to students who complete the sessions. Discuss study skills, schedule planning, life skills, financial literacy, etc. Utilize guest speakers, donated materials, and support from local colleges to support the objectives.