College Preparedness and Career Pathways

Applications for the 2018 - 2019 class are due September 28th. Participation in Instruments for Success is limited to 30 students. 
Students who meet attendance and participation requirements are eligible to receive a stipend of up to $200/semester!*


Location: PSTV, 440 N. Broad Street

Instructors: Cigus the "College Fairy" and a series of guest career speakers


FALL 2018 Dates and Curriculum

Oct. 3: Introduction to the college application process
Oct. 10: College admission forms; what colleges are looking for; similarities between college athletic recruiting and recruiting for music
Oct. 17: Career Speaker
Oct. 24: College admissions testing: myths and legends, options, and time line
Nov. 7: The subjective aspects of college admissions: essays, interviews, letters of recommendation, etc.
Nov. 14: Career Speaker
Nov. 28: How does music fit into all of this?
Dec. 5: All about financial aid
Dec. 12: The actual process of applying to college
Dec. 19: Community service and giving back; student questions and concerns

*1 unexcused absence and up to 2 excused absences with at least 1 week notice (shorter if emergency) to allowed; note from parent required the following week if absence is due to illness.