A Different Road To College: A Guide For Transitioning To College For Non-traditional Students

Registration. Prerequisite. Admission. Elective. With Alise Lamoreaux's informative eBook, A Different Road to College, prospective and current non-traditional college enrollees explore the language of college. They also learn how to choose a college, plan their schedules, understand tuition and expenses, and survive placement testing. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Engage pupils in a discussion about what it means to be a non-traditional student
  • Show relevant clips from the movie Accepted or other college-themed films as they relate to topics from the book
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires individual computer or digital reader access 
  • Time required for completion will vary
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Embeds videos, articles, and other supplemental resources into each chapter
  • Provides a list of suggested readings
Cons
  • None
Common Core