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AmeriCorps Ohio College Guides perform the following duties:

  • Assist students in making a post-secondary education plan
  • Provide college and career information to students and families
  • Help to facilitate information sessions and programs for students and parents
  • Present classroom workshops to students
  • Assist students with their college applications
  • Plan and chaperone college visits
  • Assist students and families with the financial aid process
  • Identify students who may be eligible for scholarships
  • Maintain current college applications and/or website information for applications
  • Conduct official ACT practice tests and workshops for juniors and seniors; make sure students know of upcoming opportunities to attend practice sessions in the county; (i.e. help with PLAN and PSAT tests)
  • Assist students with scholarship searches and applications
  • Help with school financial aid night, FAFSA questions and college option nights
  • Provide self-directed interest inventories to guide student's career and post-secondary goals
  • Provide timelines and "roadmaps" for seniors to follow so that they are ready to choose their college, gain acceptance to the college of their choice, submit their FAFSA in a timely manner and know that they are fulfilling all of the requirements for graduation and matriculation at the college of their choice
  • Serve students to facilitate any post-secondary education options or dual-credit options (and resulting paperwork) that they may desire to take as juniors or seniors
  • Maintain regular office hours/days at the Scholarship Central Resource Center as well as their assigned schools
  • Serve assigned middle schools to offer early awareness activities and counseling

 

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