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College Success Videos on YouTube

Student To Student
Unsure if college is right for you? Hear from other students reasons why going to college is a good decision.
Steps To Success
Learn important tips from other students on how to be successful in college.
Getting A Strong Start
Early actions for a successful year will help you get a strong start in college. It's EASY!
Understanding Basic Skills And Transitioning To College
In this video you'll learn about the benefits gained by transitioning into college programs and tips for making the transition successfully.
Funding Your Education
Learn about the variety of ways to fund your education and hear how other students were successful at it.
Financial Aid 101
Learn about sources of funding to help you pay for college.
College Success For Your Family, Part 1
In this video we learn the support offered by family members plays an important role in the success of a college student.
College Success For Your Family, Part 2
In this second part of the College Success for Your Family video we learn more about how the support offered by family members plays an important role in the success of a college student.
Becoming a Successful Online Learner
In this video you will hear about the positive aspects and benefits of online learning, the pitfalls to avoid and the challenges that come with online learning.
Overcoming Barriers, Part 1 and 2
Overcoming Barriers Parts 1 and 2 takes a look at the many barriers that can stand in a student's way as they try to achieve success. Listen as students, instructors and advisors about the barriers they've faced and how they learned to overcome them.
Succeeding In Math
Math is all around us. Learn what to expect, strategies for being successful in learning math, and overcoming math anxiety.
Succeeding In English
In this video learn tips and get advice from students and instructors that can help you achieve success as you study English.
Transferring To A University
In this video you will get an overview of the transfer process from a community college, or two-year college, to a four-year university.

Making Achievement Possible Series

Making Achievement Possible (MAP): Your Path to College Successis a series of short videos promoting degree attainment and college success. The series covers a wide variety of topics from financial aid to classroom and personal success. These videos were created at South Seattle Community College, and they are helpful for anyone considering or enrolled in college, especially those in community colleges.

Curriculum

Each MAP video is accompanied by an "Instructional Guide" and "Curriculum Activities" for instructors to use, with the videos, in their classrooms.

Below are links to curriculum developed for each of the Making Achievement Possible (MAP) videos, also known as the College Success Videos.

Video Curriculum

 Curriculum Overview
Becoming a Successful Online Learner Curriculum Activities Instructional Guide
College Success for Your Family Curriculum Activities Instructional Guide
Community College 101 Curriculum Activities Instructional Guide
Financial Aid 101 Curriculum Activities Instructional Guide
Funding Your Education Curriculum Activities Instructional Guide
Getting a Strong Start Curriculum Activities Instructional Guide
Overcoming Barriers Curriculum Activities Instructional Guide
Steps to Success - Curricululm Activities Instructional Guide
Student to Student Curriculum Activities Instructional Guide
Succeeding in English Curriculum Activities Instructional Guide
Succeeding in Math Curriculum Activities Instructional Guide
Understanding Basic Skills and Transitioning to College Curriculum Activities Instructional Guide

All curricular materials on this website may be printed and duplicated for instructional purposes. All AANAPISI logo materials may also be adapted to your target populations. Please acknowledge South Seattle College/AANAPISI Grant 2011/Basic and Transitional Studies in a reasonably visible manner.


MAP Transition Portfolio

The Transition Portfolio is a collection of activities designed to assist students as well as potential students in mapping their educational goals and in navigating their personal pathway to college success. These activities can be completed independently or with instructor guidance.

 

Transition Portfolio Downloads

Title Page, Contents, and Users Guide
Section 1 - Educational Planning
Section 2 - Financial Planning
Section 3 - Schedule Planning 
Section 4 - College Readiness 
Section 5 - Additional Activities
Pathways to College PowerPoint
Goal Setting PowerPoint
Goal Setting Worksheet
Goal Setting Video
Writing Personal Statements PowerPoint
Writing Personal Statements Video
Section 6 - Records and Documents
Section 7 - Employment Planning
Section 8 - Information
Instructional Guide

Flow Charts

All curricular materials on this website may be printed and duplicated for instructional purposes. All AANAPISI logo materials may also be adapted to your target populations. Please acknowledge South Seattle College/AANAPISI Grant 2011/Basic and Transitional Studies in a reasonably visible manner.


 

servicelearningService Learning

This video was created to explain service learning to the students of Seattle Central Community College. While it also explains specifics about Central's program, it does a nice job of explaining the concept of service learning. View the video.

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Tech Prep - The Open Path
This video was created to dispell the myth that once a student chooses to take technical prep or vocational classes, that they will be stuck on that path. In reality, a student taking these classes can easily shift back into typical academic study, if they choose to do so. View the video.

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Also Available - FREE Programming Available to College Television Stations Are you with a college or university television station. SCCtv has created a number programs that are available for broadcast on your station for FREE. Click here to see what is available.