College-Based Transition Programs

In by Paige Haberkorn

What are college-based transition program?

Programs that provide you with different post-school experiences. They could include independent living, educational programs, and training to prepare for work. Ideally, college-based transition programs include….

  • A chance to stay overnight in a college dorm where you can learn skills to be on your own.
  • Learning in the classroom, as well as on campus.
  • Exploring and trying out real jobs on campus to see what you like the most.
  • Connecting you with other youth who can help mentor you as you plan for life after high school.

College-based transition programs result in…

  • Positive relationships with others.
  • Helping you know what you want to do after high school, especially with education and work.
  • Helping you learn to be on your own.