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Three+ months until the big day!

Updated: Jul 14, 2020

3+ Months Until the Big Day!

It’s happening. When you started high school, college seemed a lifetime away. Now, it is a little bit more than three months away! Whether you are anxiously dreading the summer’s end or excitedly counting down the days until your arrival at your chosen college, rest assured, you have an amazing four years ahead of you.


You will embark on an once-in a-lifetime journey that is sure to challenge and develop your already-proven capabilities and talents both academic and otherwise.Your time at college will be filled with exciting opportunities, life-changing lessons, and unforgettable experiences.

This is not to say, however, that the prospect of leaving home, choosing classes and extra-curricular activities may seem quite daunting at first. C.A.N. is here for you to ensure that you are up to the challenges that lay ahead. To get you started, you should make sure that you:

  1. Register for Orientation as soon as possible so you can attend the Orientation date of your choice (you must deposit before you can register for Orientation.)

  2. Apply for Financial Aid. You can do this prior to deciding where to attend, however be sure that once you decide, you have your information sent to the appropriate school. The FAFSA is free to apply. If you are asked to pay a fee, you are on the wrong site!

Apply for Financial Aid. You can do this prior to deciding where to attend, however be sure that once you decide, you have your information sent to the appropriate school. The FAFSA is free to apply. If you are asked to pay a fee, you are on the wrong site!


Listed below are blog topics that may be included on this website. These topics can also act as potential coaching topics to help you determine your challenges.


How to write an essay

How to write a professional email

How to proofread

How to study

Academic Reading

Time Management

Budget management

Self-advocacy

How to get organized

How to navigate the institution

How to become an active learner

Bridging the gap between what you know and the skills needed to be a successful college student

Setting roommate guidelines

Alleviating stress

How to find cheap textbooks

What to do if you receive a bad grade

Getting to know your professors

Problem solving

Risk taking/Resiliency

Study skills

Goal setting

Time Management

Learning style preference

Communication skills

Note taking

Academic Reading

Test taking strategies

Critical thinking


C.A.N. is here for you to ensure that you are up to the challenges that lay ahead. If you would like to discuss the transition to college and how C.A.N. can be of assistance, please fill out the contact us page on our website.


http://www.canstudentconsultants.com/

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