Year One:

Junior Year of High School

Program Directors work with a group of high school juniors in a credit-bearing class every day during regular school hours.

1

Goal One

Develop the skills that will help Fellows increase their GPA and college entrance exam scores, which in turn increases acceptance rates into more selective post-secondary schools.

2

Goal Two

Identify seven best-fit colleges.

3

Goal Three

Begin to develop the non-cognitive skills and mindsets needed to graduate from college.

4

Goal Four

Understand and put into practice OneGoal’s Leadership Principles: Ambition, Resourcefulness, Resilience, Professionalism, and Integrity.

YEAR ONE LESSONS INCLUDE

  • Online ACT/SAT prep
  • Goal setting and action planning
  • How to improve GPA
  • Research best-fit colleges
  • Career and major exploration
  • Personal statements: The power of storytelling
  • High school road blocks
  • Summer opportunity search