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WHAT WE DO

The College Readiness Program equips college-bound Arizona high-school students who are visually impaired with the knowledge, confidence, and leadership skills to successfully transition to college and obtain a college degree. We provide focused guidance throughout the college preparation and application process.

We are here to meet the unique needs of students with visual impairments with an emphasis on what it takes to become a successful college applicant and student.

TO QUALIFY, STUDENTS MUST BE:

  • In high school
  • Have a visual impairment and receiving services
  • Registered with Vocational Rehabilitation

Freshman Year

  • RECRUITMENT/OUTREACH
  • INTAKE MEETING
  • PARENT/STUDENT ORIENTATION

Sophomore Year

  • PSAT AND ACT PREPARATION AND EXAM

Junior Year

  • SAT AND ACT PREPARATION
  • SAT AND ACT EXAM
  • COLLEGE EXPLORATION
    - Major exploration
    - Job market research

Senior Year

  • CAMPUS VISITS
     - Disability Resource Centers
    - Physical campus environment
    - Transportation options

  • APPLICATIONS
    - Early decision if applicable (Fall Senior year)
    - All other applications (Winter)
  • FAFSA SUBMISSION (Spring)
  • SCHOOL DECISION
    - Support and assistance
  • ENTRY INTO FULL TIME
    - Supported Education as a College Student

WE HELP YOU TO:

  • Strive for academic excellence
  • Take challenging academic courses
  • Study for standardized tests
  • Become involved in extracurricular activities including volunteer work
  • Take on leadership positions in clubs and organizations
  • Research and apply to colleges