Set : Preparing for Their Education
You are one of your students’ most important resources. Help them prepare for postsecondary life by discussing important grade-level benchmarks that set them up for success, by talking about the many college and vocational options available to them, and by helping plan campus visits.
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 for their goals and interests. Below are several resources to help you plan a campus visit to any of Washington’s two-year or four-year colleges.
- Virtual Tours: Many campuses offer virtual tours you can do online from home.
- Campus Visit Planning Checklist: As a first step, read this checklist, which helps you plan ahead and take 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 out of the event.
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:
For more campus visit information and countless other resources, head to the GEAR UP website.