ERIC Number: EJ614956
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
Early Awareness Boot Camp.
Heist, Vali G.
Student Aid Transcript, v11 n2 p10-15 Win 2000
Describes an early awareness program by Alvernia College (Pennsylvania) aimed at fifth to seventh graders from low-income school districts. The students' day-long visit to campus uses a "boot camp" analogy and involves small-group visits to campus facilities, games, and a talk on careers, higher education, and financial aid. A list of suggested resources includes early awareness Web sites. (DB)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Career Awareness, College Bound Students, College Preparation, College School Cooperation, Higher Education, Low Income Groups, Middle Schools, Noncollege Bound Students, Student Recruitment
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, 1129 20th St., N.W., Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036-3489.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A