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Life Transition Tutors

Life Transition Tutors

TRANSITION SERVICES

Whether you are moving on to college, your first job, or a new career, Academic Connections has specialized Life Transition Tutors who can help you choose your life path. All of these services assist with time management, study habits, test-taking skills, choosing a major field of study, creating a career plan and preparing for job interviews.

COLLEGE ADMISSIONS ASSISTANCE AND COACHING

Academic Connections recognizes that researching and choosing colleges can be a large and intimidating task, even for students who perform well on a regular basis. Our Life Transition Tutors assist students in finding the college that matches their skills, interests, and abilities. Through assessments and coaching the student will discover the best learning and studying methods, realize which majors are right for them and explore career opportunities that will lead to a fulfilling and successful future.

Key Benefits

  • College/Career Assessments
  • College/Career Match
  • College Fairs
  • Test-prep for SATs and ACTs
  • Admissions Applications
  • Application Review
  • Admissions Essays
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Resume Assistance
  • Applying for Scholarships
  • Completing the FASFA
  • No IEPs in College, How to Get Accommodations
  • Develop a Portfolio
  • Community Service Work
  • Develop Writing Skills
  • Internships
  • Mentoring

COLLEGE-TO-CAREER TRANSITION SERVICES

Life Transition Tutors provide services in a broad array of experiences for students to develop the skills to successfully enter the workforce or to enter and be successful in college. Such experiences include:

  • Paid Employment
  • Non-paid Work Experience
  • Internships
  • Job Shadowing
  • Tours of Business Sites
  • Employment Guest Speaker
  • Informational Interviews About Career Opportunities

CAREER-TO-CAREER COACHING

Career coaching from our Life Transition Tutors empower students to make informed decisions about career and educational plans. It prepares students for community college and other postsecondary programs including apprenticeships and work force training that can help students achieve their educational and financial goals. The day-to-day responsibilities of the career coach vary according to student’s individual needs, local employment needs, but the major responsibilities include:

  • Facilitating the development of individual career plans and portfolios
  • Formal and informal assessments (skills assessment, Interest inventories, work value inventory, career search with person math)
  • Relating Information on careers, career pathways, and related employment
  • Situational assessment, job carving, job shadowing, on the job training, supervision
  • Completing applications, interviewing skills, job skills, visiting various job sited, meeting employers, attending career fairs
  • Easing the transition of students from high school to post secondary education and the skilled workforce

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