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    Curry College The College Search East

    Details

    • Listing Type: Summer Programs
    • Program Delivery: Residential
    • Provided By: College
    • Session Start: June
    • Session Length: Two Weeks
    • Entering Grade: 11th, 12th
    • Gender: Coed
    • Category: Special Needs
    • Sub-Categories: Learning Differences
    • Selective: No
    • Ages: 16, 17
    • Minimum Cost: > $3,000
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    Overview

    The College Search East is an exciting, 2-week residential opportunity that will help students with learning differences prepare for their college search.

    What better place to do it than in the Boston area, the birthplace and hub of higher education, and at Curry College, the nation's first postsecondary college to formally welcome students with learning challenges?

    College Search East is more than classroom activities. It is the opportunity to experience the college residential environment and to:

    • Identify a personal learning profile and set realistic goals
    • Understand the legal, academic, and social transition from high school to higher education
    • Visit and compare Boston area colleges and their programs/accommodation servicesCreate an individualized plan for navigating the college search with a "road map for junior and senior year," including tools to compose a solid college application essay
    • Experience two weeks in residence on the Curry College campus for an authentic preview of college life
    • Participate in cultural, historic, and social activities to gain awareness of the opportunities available in Boston
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