College Ready Intensive

for Freshmen


Being a first-year college student can be challenging. Knowing what to do, along with when and how to do it doesn't come easily to every freshman.  The College Ready Intensive is your way forward.  Each intensive is a 4-hour workshop designed to help first-time first-year students prepare for college success.  Even if you don't realize it, you have an idea of the type of first year you want to have and I'm guessing you want it to be great. How you approach your new college environment can make all the difference.  Whether you are attending class in-person or virtually, the moves you make toward academic success are the same.  The College Ready Intensive outlines them for you.

Both the Summer Intensive and Winter Intensive take place over two days, with two 45-minute sessions each day, for a total of four sessions.  Although the topics will vary slightly depending on Summer or Winter, professionals in each area of focus will share information and strategies for:

  • The basics (syllabi, grading rubrics, grade trackers, time management)

  • Mental wellness

  • Creating habits

  • Learning styles 

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Frequently Asked Questions


Q. What are the dates and times?

A. The College Ready Intensive dates and times vary each season.  The information will be shared four to six weeks prior to the start date.

Q. How do I register for the College Ready Summer Intensive?

A. Simply click the "Enroll Now" button and you will be directed to a platform to purchase the course.  Once enrolled, materials and the webinar link will be emailed directly to you.

Q. How much does it cost?

A. Cost for the intensives are shared four to six weeks prior to the start dates.

Q. What's included in my enrollment?

A. You will receive all course materials including a copy of College Ready 101.  More importantly, you will receive strategies for academic, personal, and professional success from experts who know what works in a college environment.

Q. Who are the people facilitating the sessions?

A.  Each facilitator has graduate study and over a decade of experience in their content area.  You will learn strategies to successfully manage your academic, personal, and socio-emotional wellness.

Q. What happens if I miss a session?

A. While we prefer you attend all four hours, the sessions will be recorded and available for playback at your convenience.

Q. How long will I have access to the course materials.

A. Indefinitely.  Once you're registered, it's yours.

Q. How can I stay informed about the next College Ready Intensive?

A. Simply join our email list using either of the forms on this page and we'll keep you in the know.