SOAR to College

SOAR to College

In 2020 SOAR is adding a fourth summer academy, designed to offer the support and resources our Time to SOAR graduates need to apply to, prepare for, and succeed in college.

Focusing on detailed skill-building as well as emotional and physical wellness, this academy includes tips for SAT/ACT preparation, financial aid options, planning and writing personal statements for college applications, transferring from community college to UC/CSU, financial literacy, and campus resources for foster youth. SOAR Academic Advocates will work with the youths to help them complete college applications and apply for financial aid.

Participants will enjoy outdoor activities and college campus tours as well as social time in the evenings. Speakers on emotional, physical, and spiritual wellness will round out the curriculum.

This just-in-time academy builds on the prior three years of SOAR activities and learning, at the moment when our young people are ready to focus on these critical issues.