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College Boot Camp helps college bound high school juniors and seniors, students doing a gap year, and students making a transition back to college. Learn what is like to be in a college setting and how to use strategies to succeed in college life.
Congratulations! You have been accepted to college! After the excitement of being accepted, comes the realization that you are going to college. What is college life really like? It can be exciting and intimidating at the same time, but you are not alone! College Boot Camp will help you transition to college and arms you with the tools you need to succeed.
In this one-week summer program, participants learn about campus life, how to connect with peers, how to decode a syllabus, and access resources. This program will help to enhance your self-advocacy, time management, organizational skills and become aware of your learning and communication style. Participants learn about the differences between the structure, as well as the academic and social expectations between high school and college.
The Courage to Thrive in College: A Young Man's Journey
Surviving in college and ultimately graduating is not all about academics. Dan Keeley's story will resonate with many young people on the spectrum who have shown the courage to thrive and self-advocate in order to succeed college."
College Boot Camp program features include:
Decoding a college syllabus
College campus setting
How to connect with peers
Accessing college resources
Awareness of one's learning style
Check back May 1, 2017 for more information and to apply.
College Boot Camp is designed for high school juniors and seniors, students doing a gap year, and students making a transition back to college. Participants are Individuals with high cognitive autism spectrum disorder or a related profile. Our participants have the cognitive capacity for solid peer connections but lack the skill set to form these connections.
Applications will be processed in the order in which they are received and on a rolling admissions basis. Financial aid is available to families that qualify.
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