College Readiness Program
The College Readiness Program is a year round program that focuses on providing ACT prep and College & Career Preparation to low income, first generation and underserved populations.
The College Readiness Program has three components:
Spring Semester – Junior Year (January-May)
- Parent & Student Orientation
- 8 Saturday College & Career Readiness Workshops will be held throughout January-May. Topics include; College 101, ACT Prep, Communication & Time Management Skills & Community Involvement.
- Residential Program (3 days, 2 nights on the UNM Campus)
- Leadership & Team building activities
- Introduction to UNM Departments and student success programs
Fall Semester - Senior Year (August-November)
- 7 Saturday College & Career Readiness Workshops will be held throughout August-November. Topics include, financial literacy, college/scholarship essays, scholarships, and admissions, resumes, choosing a major & completing the FAFSA.
- Gain the skills and resources to successfully navigate the college application process and prepare yourself for college life.
- One-on-one support and feedback
- FREE ACT – CPP will pay for up to 3 ACT tests. Student eligibility depends on class & summer program attendance.
Who should apply?
- Current High School Juniors who reside in the ABQ/Metro Area
- Low income and/or first generation and/or be in an underserved population
- Have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA
FREE!* 25 students are selected for this free year round college & career readiness program.
*Transportation to and from camp at UNM on the 1st & last day of summer programming & Saturday sessions must be provided by the parent/guardian or student.