Preparing Students for College and Career: How Can We Make Sure Students are Equipped to Succeed?

Combined with over 30 years of experience working with students in higher education, these two seasoned college and career advisors share their insight into the pros and cons of various individual readiness tools typically used by schools. Changes that have the potential to increase students’ preparedness are discussed.

Marilyn Baehr

Ohio State University Academic and Career Advisor
Academic Advisor at Columbus State Community College

Amy Martinez, MA

Ohio State University Academic and Career Advisor
Admissions Coordinator, Ohio University Heritage College

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Combined with over 30 years of experience working with students in higher education, these two seasoned college and career advisors share their insight into the pros and cons of various individual readiness tools typically used by schools. Changes that have the potential to increase students’ preparedness are discussed. The advisors offer tangible ideas for students to take ownership of their learning pathway, as well as strategies for teachers and school administrators to best position students for current demands in college and career readiness.

In this webinar replay, you will learn:

  • What a Success Contract is, and how it can both motivate high school students toward better preparation for college and career and how to hold them accountable for their own readiness outcome
  • Why Experiential Learning opportunities are good for both career AND college preparation.
  • Ways to raise the impact of Dual Credit, Advanced Placement®, and Career & Technical Education courses to enhance student readiness
  • How Pathways digital initiative from National Geographic Learning can enhance students' preparation for college and career at all levels of readiness
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