“The College Bound Society”
Student-Athlete College Preparation and Advising Program
Overview: The College Bound Society is a FREE eight-week college preparation program for economically disadvantaged African-American student-athletes. This program provides college prep assistance and resources in order to help students make informed decisions when selecting a college.
Program Details: A FREE eight-week program that focuses on college preparation, with designated topics for each session. Each eight-week session ends with a culminating college trip.
· Increase the college acceptance & college attendance rate of African-American student-athletes.
· Increase the amount of college ready student-athletes.
· Reduce the drop-out rate of African-American high school student-athletes.
· Increase the retention rate of African-American college athletes.
Mode of Services: Small group college prep & advising in person, via telephone and via Zoom. One to three hours per session.
College Prep Topics:
a. How to Choose a College and Application Support
b. NCAA Eligibility Center - Do You Qualify?
c. The Best Fit: Recommendations for DI, DII or DIII Programs
d. Top 10 List: Development and Strategies
e. Private vs Public (including Ivy League)
f. How to Decipher College Admissions Offers and Making Coach Contact
g. HBCU 101
h. How to Get Noticed as an Unrecruited Athlete
High School-aged (grades 10-12) African-American male or female student-athletes.
Interested Student-Athletes May Contact:
Camille Jackson, President and Independent College Counselor- On Your Mark, 501 (c) 3