Exploring community colleges
Students learn about the benefits of community college and consider whether attending community college could be a good option to help them prepare for their future.
Community college can be a good option to consider when preparing for the future.
- What are some of the benefits of community college?
- Could community college be a good option after high school for me?
- Research the benefits of community college
- Explore a nearby community college that students might consider attending
What students will do
- Review the College Board’s webpage on frequently asked questions about community college to find at least three benefits of attending community college and to explore one nearby.
- Use the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard website to learn more about the community college they chose.
- Answer questions about the college.
- Write reasons why they would consider attending that community college after high school and reasons why they wouldn’t.
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Note: Please remember to consider your students’ accommodations and special needs to ensure that all students are able to participate in a meaningful way.