College Overview

College Overview is a course designed to guide students through the beginning of the college admission process.

This required course, taken during sophomore year, will engage students to:

  • Think about the entire application process
  • Consider what types of schools fit their academic and social interests
  • Give them the opportunity to become experts in the field of college admissions

Each student is expected to:

  • Develop a list of potential colleges
  • Create a resume
  • Write an essay
  • Critically analyze college propaganda
  • Develop a college plan
  • Learn how to prepare for the college entrance exams
  • Request a transcript
  • Plan their path to graduation from CSS
  • Learn how to pursue extracurriculars
  • Research scholarship possibilities

Students are graded on the successful completion of all assignments, participation, attendance, and assessments.