Credit: 1 unit
PREREQUISITE: Application Process
This course will serve as a review of the AVID philosophy and strategies. Students will work on academic and personal goals and communication, adjusting to the high school setting. Students will increase awareness of their personal contributions to their learning, as well as their involvement in their school and community. There is an emphasis on analytical writing, focusing on personal goals and thesis writing. Students will work in collaborative settings, learning how to participate in collaborative discussions and use sources to support their ideas and opinions. Students will prepare for and participate in college entrance and placement exams while refining study skills and test-taking, notetaking, and research techniques. They will take an active role in field trips and guest speaker preparations and presentations. Their college research will include financial topics and building their knowledge of colleges and careers of interest.