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52 Teen Club Members Participate in Summer College Tour

 

The Annual Summer College Tour began on July 11th, when 52 club team members traveled to 4 different universities in 3 different cities within the state of Florida. Their first stop was in Tallahassee where they visited 2 different universities, Florida State University and Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. They then headed to Daytona Beach to tour Bethune Cookman University, then finally made their last stop in Orlando at the University of Central Florida. The trip was an overall success with the help and dedication of 13 staff chaperones making it engaging and impactful.

 

Months of coordination and preparation were essential, to ensure every teen member’s experience was rememberable.  Our tours are guided by the university staff and or BGCPBC alumni of the touring university.  A large intentional component of the tour was adequate informal time,  spent for questions regarding the following:  student life, financial aid, and the admission process. The ultimate goal of the college tour is to expose teens.  Career Bound encourages post-secondary planning and college touring because it provides an opportunity to experience what environment they will need to thrive in when it’s time to leave the comforts of home and gain their independence. The teens are able to actually experience what it is like to be on campus at each university. Choosing a college is a big deal, that is where they will spend the next four years, this program helps ensure that each member is educated and confident in the decision that they make.