For students with learning disabilities or mental health challenges, next steps can sometimes feel more daunting than exciting. And choosing the next step — a college, a career, even a year off — can be frustrating. There is no single or guaranteed path to success — but with some planning and reflection you can design a path that works for you. Learn More.
Many students with learning disabilities and/or mental health challenges plan to earn a college degree, but worry about support and accommodations.
Join us for a lively conversation about college admissions, and discover how colleges are meeting the needs of students with disabilities. Our panel will offer a range of perspectives — making for an engaging and informative evening. Learn More.
Learn from a TD Bank Financial Education Specialist all about how to protect, monitor and improve your credit score, with helpful tips and detailed info on understanding your credit report, loan repayment options and more. Learn more.
Sponsored by TD Bank.
Only about 1 in 5 students with disabilities seek out needed accommodations in college, contributing to depression and dissatisfaction with the college experience. But understanding how to ask for the accommodations you need and who to ask can make a big difference. Learn more.
For the parents and caregivers of soon-to-be high school graduates, watching the person you have cared for quickly develop a new sense of independence and head off to college or a career often requires that you change as well.
Understanding the dynamics involved in supporting your student as they take these important steps can help reduce the stress on you and your family. You know your student still needs support but you also want to create room for growth. Learn More.
Presented in partnership with LDA America
Current students managing mental health challenges open up and share some of the things no one tells you about when you’re a student with mental illness. Get ready for a powerful and rarely heard perspective on navigating the college experience. Learn more.
Presented in partnership with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (MA)
Learn what hiring managers look for when they have entry-level positions to fill. No experience? No problem! Learn how to sell your skills and talents with little or no previous job experience. Presented by Bridges from School to Work — Boston. Learn more.
Accredited vocational and technical training programs, part-time learning and certifications, and apprenticeships all provide interested students with opportunities to develop valuable skills, explore careers, learn a trade, and sometimes earn a degree while doing it. Learn more.
A practical conversation about whether, when, and how to disclose your disability at school, an internship, or in the workplace. Presented by Lime Connect. Learn more.
This workshop will introduce you to tools that will help you find the things that you are best at and that interest you most to focus on where you go next. And it will help you find the resources to get you there. Learn more.
College planning is NOT just saving FOR college. College planning includes saving ON the cost of college. When it comes to college planning there is no one-size-fits-all solution.
This workshop will help you discover the ins and outs of a very complex topic and how to apply the aspects of college planning and funding to your circumstances. Find out how to avoid paying one dollar more for college than absolutely necessary. Presented by The Moody Street Group Learn more.
Join us for a discussion about colleges essays—from deciding if and how to talk about a disability in your essay to exploring the process of writing.
We’ll discuss why writing this essay can be tough or stress-inducing, look at some examples, and talk about how colleges think about essays.
Our goal is that you come away with some useful ideas and pointers to inspire your own essay. Bring your questions! Presented by Lisa Graf, Senior Director, Chandler College Consulting (NJ). Learn more.
Register for any of the programs. We’ll send you Zoom links and reminders before each event. After the presentation, we’ll also send you some additional resources.
Programs and presenters are subject to change. We’ll let you know by email if you are registered.