Presentation on theme: "EmPowerment 21 College Professors/Administrators Mardi Gras – Choose Your Shovel Wisely! Dig in the Right Places! Even when you get to college…dig!!!"— Presentation transcript:
EmPowerment 21 College Professors/Administrators Mardi Gras – Choose Your Shovel Wisely! Dig in the Right Places! Even when you get to college…dig!!! http://www.stratagee.com/resources/efc_quick_reference/1213_efc_quick_reference.html Words Matter…DeAndre Professor/Administrators Q&A Financial Aid Gumbo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kjCJTUFqbA&feature=BFa&list=PLCE72EB283B4A0358&lf=PlayLis t http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8kjCJTUFqbA&feature=BFa&list=PLCE72EB283B4A0358&lf=PlayLis t ROOM & BOARD IS NOW TAXABLE….BE PREPARED!!! EP21 What if I want to sit out a year before I go to college?
Professor/Administrator Panel Twyla Hough: Assistant Director, Career Services Trinity University Dr. Sharon Michael-Chadwell: Higher education administrator and professor in educational leadership Belinda Saldana: UTSA, Director of Community Outreach Mario Marcel Salas: Taught at UTSA-Political Science/History/Education Barbara Hunt Brown: Assist. Professor/Retired - St. Phillip's College
Professor Questions Introduce yourself: Name & School/Type College you are representing, your educational background 2. Best advice you can give to high school freshmen and high school seniors? Their parents? 3. Most innovative thing you've seen a student do to get succeed in college? 4. Are you aware of any scholarship opportunities that exist in your field/at your college for students already in college? 5. Worse mistakes a student can make during their 1st year in college? 6. Can a parent be too involved in their students college experience ?
Professor Questions 7. Best book you would recommend for students? Parents? 8. Best study practices for college students that HS teens can emulate in college? 9. Wrong/Right reasons to pick a college/major. 10. Advice to help prepare teens for college? 11. Advantages of Internships? Volunteering? Co-op? 12. What advice do you have to help students not change their majors so much after arrival to college? 13. What do you think makes a student successful in the college classroom?
Professor Questions 14. Is a degree valuable enough to justify the cost of college? 15. Does the type of degree matter more than getting the degree? 16. What can kids do in HS to best prepare for college? 17. Why get a Junior College Degree? 18. Difference between your student's worse and best parents with regard to interactions w/teachers? 19. FAFSA tips? 20. Positive/Negative impacts of a friend on a teen's decision?