BetterGrads will be offering four College 101 panels in January 2010 at San Francisco Bay Area High Schools, including Richmond High School and Oakland Technical High School.
This week, members of our national team and local college student peer advisors will deliver our first series of “College 101″ presentations.
We believe high school students need college student advisors who are close to their age and connected to their schools. As “experts” on the topic of college, college students are uniquely positioned to impact their younger peers. Thus, we offer local student-to-student peer advising in California. We connect high school students with local college student peer advisors to prepare them for the college experience and long-term success. Through student-driven “College 101” Presentations and this website, BetterGrads will offer high school students the information and support they need to succeed in college. BetterGrads creates, organizes, and helps facilitate College 101 Presentations, delivered by local college students at nearby high schools. Our college student peer advisors will be able to contribute content to this website where students can explore college and engage with peer advisors online. Our goal at BetterGrads is to give college students the platform and the tools they need [...]