(College Out-Reach Experience)
C.O.R.E. is a college readiness program
which offers weekly academic and social
instruction, emotional and social learning
ACT/SAT test preparation, intensive workshops,
basic skill instruction, college tours and service
learning opportunities. This is a seven week program.
Any child in grades 6-12 may attend.
College Prep Workshops
College Prep workshops is structured to advise students about college admissions process and how to prepare for success. The workshops are enjoyable and interactive. Primary topics of our workshops are * General College Prep Advice * Selective College Admissions *The College Search * Application Strategy * Tips For Writing College Essays * The Active Resume * Recommendations * College Tuition Assistance * College Visits and Interviews.
College visits are set up to help participants make an educated choice of where they want to spend some of the most important years of their lives. College visits allow students to view college resources, sporting facilities, cultural landmarks, campus housing, campus dining, and the overall college experience.
Service learning is a teaching and learning strategy that will enrich the learning experience of our participants. C.O.R.E. provides students with opportunities to develop civic engagement skills. By working with community members, students can enhance their group, organizational and interpersonal skills. C.O.R.E. Participants also can gain important experience working with diverse members of their communities.
C.O.R.E. offers test preparation to our college bound participants. Our personalized, interactive test prep will help to lower stress, build confidence and navigate the big test day with ease. Our program leads to improved performance and better scores on the ACT/ and SAT test.
Basic Skill Instruction.
Basic skill Instruction uses a variety of strategies and techniques to gain a positive outlook on learning and improve self-esteem. C.O.R.E. provides a range of services for identified struggling students and gear our program to meet the needs of our participants.