COLLEGE READINESS GROWTH CURVE OF VIA STUDENTS

GRADE 9

To acquire English as a language of learning and expression

To acclimate to the atmosphere and modes or learning in an American learning context

To explore academic interests and other passions

GRADE 10

To acquire English as the primary language of instruction and learning

To accept ownership of the learning process and be active in learning

To begin planning for the future after high school

To set short, medium, and long-term goals that require effort but are attainable

GRADE 11

To acquire English as an academic language for critical reasoning and thinking

To choose majors based on interests and justify the major to teachers and parents based on one's personal vision for the future.

To expand the student's cultural experience and understanding in preparation to study abroad

To begin the process of college application through finalizing research of potential fit colleges/universities and writing.

GRADE 12

To exhibit English as a language of intellectual expression in class and when writing for college admissions

To finish the process of becoming a well-rounded student and person

To provide leadership for underclass students

To successfully navigate the application process and decide where to attend university or college

To finish cultural preparation and non-academic college readiness

To finish the visa application process and prepare to move abroad

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