The State of Florida offers teens free, online tools and resources to help prepare for college
Published: February 23, 2022
The school year is quickly coming to a close, but there’s still time for high school seniors to finalize their college plans. The Broward County Library offers free, online workshops to make preparing easier. BCL college readiness programs include, “How to Craft a Strong College Essay” on March 1, “Scholarships to Pursue During Spring Break” on March 8, “FAFSA Instruction & Scholarship Usage” on March 10, “So, I’m not prepared to go to college. What now?” on March 15 and “How to Craft a Strong College Essay (Spanish)” on March 29. All sessions take place at 4:30 p.m. Students can register at www.broward.org/library.
The State of Florida also offers free, online tools and resources for teens through FloridaShines, the state’s student hub of innovative educational services. The program is designed to help students succeed in school, earn a college degree and find a career. Customized college readiness checklists are available for grades 9-12 to help keep kids on track, and the website also provides details about college prep courses, dual enrollment, financing college and more. For more information, visit www.floridashines.org/go-to-college/get-ready-for-college.