Outreach Leadership Institute (OLI) Part 1


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November 2017

Event I - College Preparation: Students will participate in different hands-on workshops focusing on:

  • Skills needed to complete scholarship applications and the FAFSA.
  • Writing personal essays, biographies and completing college’s admission applications
  • Learn about college requirements, procedures, and deadlines
  • Meet college students and professional role models from their own cultural background
  • Get familiar with college student organizations and special programs for underserved students
  • Visit a university campus, see how a college student dorm looks like, and eat in a college cafeteria. Get familiar with college facilities, services, and student involvement opportunities
  • Build relationships with college students and professional and establish contacts with the offices of admissions and financial aid
  • Attend student panels where they will learn from and ask questions to college students about life in college, how they are paying for their education, what they do for fun, what they are studying
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