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Self-Paced Online Course: Get Ready for College (VCU Center on Transition Innovations, CTI)


Register for Self-Paced Online Course: Get Ready for College - Continuing your education in college offers many opportunities, but it requires planning to be successful. In this course, we'll provide the knowledge and resources you need and outline simple steps you can take to get ready for college.

Did you know that accessing accommodations in college is different from high school? With our guidance, you will be well prepared to advocate for the services you need in the next phase of your education. We'll cover the differences between high school and college, selecting a college that fits best for you, accessing accommodations, and what you can do now in high school to prepare for college.

Learn at your own pace through online lessons that include engaging and accessible videos, practical activities, and high-quality resources.


Students, grades 8 and higher, who are interested in attending college and have a desire to take a self-paced online class to learn more about the skills and knowledge necessary for college success.

Educators, school counselors, service providers, and family members interested in utilizing the course content to equip students who are interested in gaining information to successfully navigate the college preparation, selection, and disability services process.



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