Matching Students to Postsecondary Opportunities

The materials below are links and downloads of the resources discussed and distributed in the Options Institute seminar you attended. To sort the list by a different column, click on any column header. To download or follow a link, click on the title of that resource.

All downloads are subject to the Options materials policy.

TOPIC TITLE DESCRIPTION FORM
CUNY & SUNY CUNY Start FAQ This is the Frequently Asked Questions page from CUNY Start’s website. This page answers a range of questions including enrollment, eligibility, and more information about the program before, during, and after entering CUNY Start. Website
CUNY & SUNY About CUNY Start This website provides a cursory overview of CUNY’s Start program. It describes who the program is for and describes full time and part time enrollment options. Website
CUNY & SUNY CLIP Student Information Sheet This is the informational sheet for students about the CUNY Language Immersion Program. It provides an overview of the program, fees, locations. PDF
CUNY & SUNY ASAP Brochure This is the brochure for CUNY’s Accelerated Study in Associate Programs. It includes an overview, how to apply and selection criteria. Website
Matching NACAC Admission Decision Options This informational sheet describes the different admission decision options colleges use and NACAC guidelines for colleges using different admission decision options. It covers early decision, early action, regular decision, wait list, and rolling admission. PDF
Landscape Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs This is the front page of the database of accredited postsecondary institutions and programs. It explains the role of accreditation, has a short explanation of the database and provides a link to search the database or download a full list of programs. Website
Activities and Props Postsecondary Landscape Fundamentals Activity These are the cards for the postsecondary landscape activity including all of the title cards with preferences, programs, and college types and their definitions PDF
Pre/Post Survey Pre/Post Survey with Answers This is the quiz participants take at the beginning and end of the workshop with answers included PDF
Research Research for a Strategic College List _ Big Chart This tool can be used by college advisors/counselors and students to organize their college research to keep track of different college qualities and whether they match what the students is looking for PDF
Powerpoint Matching Students to Postsecondary Opportunities Powerpoint This is the powerpoint used during the Matching Students to Postsecondary Opportunities workshop (CBO) PDF
Powerpoint Matching Students to Postsecondary Opportunities Powerpoint This is the powerpoint used during the Matching Students to Postsecondary Opportunities workshop (DOE)  
Opportunity Programs Opportunity Programs This pdf provides information on opportunity programs for economically disadvantaged students PDF
CUNY & SUNY SUNY Access Programs Other Than EOP This document provides a list of SUNY programs other than EOP PDF
Private Colleges Private College Access Programs Other Than HEOP This document provides a list of programs in Private Colleges other than HEOP PDF
Admissions CUNY Admission Profile – Freshman This profile shows the requirements for admission at CUNY schools for Freshmen PDF
Admissions CUNY Admission Profile – Transfer This profile shows the requirements for admission at CUNY schools for transfer students PDF
Admissions SUNY Admissions Information Summary 2016 This pdf provides an overview of the requirements for admission at SUNY schools PDF
Admissions SUNY EOP Information Summary 2016 This pdf provides an overview of the requirements for students enrolled in EOP PDF
Admissions SUNY Community College  Admissions Information Summary 2016 This pdf provides an overview of the requirements for Community Colleges at SUNY schools PDF
Admissions SUNY Honors Programs Information Summary 2016 This pdf provides an overview of the Honors Programs at SUNY schools PDF
Proprietary Schools Student Tips For Proprietary Schools In this document, you will find tips about applying to Proprietary Schools and questions to ask the school PDF
Posse and Questbridge Posse and Questbridge Overview This resource provides information on the Posse and Questbridge national organizations that provide low income and underrepresented students with scholarships to college PDF
Research Researching Colleges – For Students This is a list of different resources students may find useful for college research PDF
Research College Research – For Counselors This is a list of different resources counselors may find useful for college research PDF
Matching Understanding Percentiles and Medians A guide to understanding the first step in placing school’s on a student’s list PDF
Matching GPA Conversion Chart Princeton Review Counselor-O-Matic GPA Conversion Chart PDF
Matching College Wishlist – For students This guide will help students assess themselves in order to make a good college match PDF
Transfer Tips for Transfer Students These are tips and resources for students who want to transfer PDF
Opportunity Programs Financial Eligibility Worksheet These are some practice scenarios PDF
Opportunity Programs Financial Eligibility Answer Sheet These are some practice scenarios with answers included PDF
Opportunity Programs NYS Opportunity Programs Admissions Test Your Knowledge Worksheet These are some practice scenarios PDF
Opportunity Programs NYS Opportunity Programs Admissions Test Your Knowledge Answer Sheet These are some practice scenarios with answers included PDF
  Alternative Programs List of educational alternative programs and resources Word Document (.docx) 
  Certificate Certificate of learning template Word Document (.docx) 
  College Wishlist A checklist for students to assess themselves and narrow their focus when researching colleges PDF
  Important Links A list of links and resources to follow up with the topics covered during the day Word  Document  (.docx)
  Proprietary Tips If you are considering a school this is a proprietary (institutions operated by private, profit seeking businesses), following are some tips about applying and questions you may want to ask the school PDF