ERIC Number: ED359292
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Making the Most of Your Child's Education Volume III: What about College? Book II: Planning for College.
Ramirez, Elizabeth Weiser; And Others
One in a series of booklets for Hispanic American parents on making the most of a child's education, this volume provides specific information through which parents can assist their children to academically prepare for college, choose the right college, and apply to college. Chapter 1 introduces the planning process, emphasizing that it is never too late to begin to plan for higher education. Chapter 2 outlines the steps to take in the ninth grade, including selecting courses, finding extra assistance, attending after-school activities, and managing work. Chapter 3 covers the 10th grade and recommends courses for students to take, preparing for college admissions tests, and college fairs. Chapter 4 covers the 11th grade and touches on courses for this year, testing, and choosing what type of college to attend. Chapter 5 addresses issues for the 12th grade, including courses to take, testing, college application, how many colleges to apply to, types of information asked for on applications, and making a selection if the student is accepted at more than one institution. Each chapter closes with discussion questions. Contains six references. (JB)
Descriptors: College Admission, College Applicants, College Bound Students, College Choice, College Preparation, Course Selection (Students), High School Students, High Schools, Higher Education, Hispanic American Students, Hispanic Americans, Parent Participation, Parent Role
ASPIRA Association, Inc., National Office, 1112 16th Street, N.W., Suite 340, Washington, DC 20036.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Philip Morris Inc., New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: ASPIRA Association, Inc., Washington, DC. National Office.