FSCJ Programs for College Planning (FREE!)
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CROP (College Reach-Out Program) (College Preparation)
For: 6th through 8th grade students
Program Snapshot: Providing guidance and counseling to help younger students set career goals while encouraging their potential, both academically and socially.
Educational Talent Search (ETS)
For: Students in grades six through 12
Program Snapshot: ETS offers academic and mentoring services to middle and high school students at seven targeted schools in Duval County to help guide them through the high school years and prepare them for college. The program follows students from grades six through 12 to ensure that they are on the right track to further their educational goals and prepare for college.
A Partnership Between Florida State College at Jacksonville and the U.S. Department of Education
For: High school juniors and seniors in a year-round program
Program Snapshot: The GRADS program includes SAT preparation, career preparation workshops, resume writing and interviewing skills and techniques, career and personal counseling, finance management and college tours.
For: 9th through 12th grade students
Program Snapshot: FAME acquaints participants with the mechanics of college enrollment. Students and their parents learn more about student aid, A.A. and A.S. degree programs, participate in campus tours, and meet students, faculty and administrators in various program areas.
For: High school juniors and seniors
Program Snapshot: Dual Enrollment enables high school juniors and seniors to earn simultaneous high school and college credit for academic courses. These tuition-free college credits may be transferred to any public college or university.
For: Duval County students grades 6-12
Program Snapshot: Take Stock in Children is a comprehensive program that provides academically promising low-income students succeed by providing college and vocational scholarships, volunteer mentors, student advocates, tutoring, early intervention, long-term support, high standards, parental involvement and community support.
Contact FSCJ C.A.R.E.S. for more information about the above listed programs. 904.633.8413
Courtesy of FSCJ: https://www.fscj.edu/academics/college-readiness-programs