Teach students about personal improvement and determination. This lesson plan uses Benjamin Franklin as an example of someone who set goals in life and achieved them. Students will create a self-improvement plan, follow it for one week and write a reflection paper. Follow link and scroll down to lesson #5.
Step by Step: College Awareness and Planning - Late High School Curriculum Grades 11 and 12
A six-session curriculum from the National Association for College Admission Counseling for Grades 11 and 12 for helping students assess where they are in the college planning process.
Factors in the Admission Decision
College and university admission committees consider a variety of factors when reviewing applications for incoming students. This resource discusses the factors and the degree to which they are taken into account. Includes data from a an NACAC Admission Trends Survey.