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College Depot GRITCollege Depot GRIT<div class="ExternalClassAE76EE1CA21F44E489B34CEF703AC63F"><p> <strong>College Depot GRIT (Graduating Ready, Independent, and Tenacious)</strong> provides students with a more connected and direct support system to help them achieve their college aspirations. </p><p>Students who enroll into GRIT are assigned an advisor with all steps related to college planning, financial aid, and admissions. This includes completion of the FAFSA and college applications, as well as scholarships, college searchers, and anything else needed to successfully start college after graduating high school. <br></p><p>Students meet virtually or in-person with their GRIT Advisor throughout the school year to ensure they are on track with their own plan and ready to begin their college journey. <br><br>Enrollment for the class of 2025 is officially open! <strong>Rising high school seniors can </strong><a href="https://forms.office.com/pages/responsepage.aspx?id=XGm5lg5PvUKK37p1V2A0a4cdLj4Kv8NPqWH_r3cqUm5UMTVZTkgwWENFOUY1MTFaRllLMExBSUM2UCQlQCN0PWcu" target="_blank"><strong>enroll into GRIT by completing this form</strong></a><strong>. </strong><br></p><p>Are you a freshman, sophomore, or junior interested in GRIT? <a href="https://forms.office.com/g/FAaB6ZDtyb">Click here to<b></b> complete a short interest fo​rm​</a>. We will reach out to you once we begin enrollment for your class.</p></div>

 

 

 

 

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College Depot GRITCollege Depot GRIThttps://youtu.be/Alf3DrhqX4U<div class="ExternalClassE0EB4D6EDD1E44EF8FD5B84856C17DDF"><p>​<span style="color:#030303;font-family:roboto, arial, sans-serif;font-size:14px;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:#f9f9f9;">Welcome to one of College Depot's most vital programs: GRIT. GRIT stands for Graduating Ready, Independent, & Tenacious. It offers Phoenix-based rising high school seniors personalized, one-on-one support with the college planning process throughout their senior year.</span>​<br></p></div>90
Fundamentals of CollegeFundamentals of Collegehttps://youtu.be/nIVc-xMJ7Ms<div class="ExternalClassBB064A9B4DA94162AC30828BB33C12F4"><p>​Interested in college but not sure where to start? Join us as we discuss the Fundamentals of College!<br><br></p></div>93
GRIT-ing Ready for Senior Year WorkshopGRIT-ing Ready for Senior Year Workshophttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ok66hmczHPE<div class="ExternalClassC3637F18CFBC40AC8ED88321A176F928"><p>​GRIT-ing ready for Senior year is an orientation to College Depot's GRIT Class of 2022 mentoring program. Learn all about the timeline for senior year and how to develop the independent living skills necessary to enter into your college experience.​<br></p></div>78
Major & Career PathwaysMajor & Career Pathwayshttps://youtu.be/cEw5gfdACSE<div class="ExternalClassC8B8F5C21C7E448D9CCAF1006C60BFF0"><p>Join us as we dive into how we can align our interests & passions to majors, programs, and careers!<br>​<br><br></p></div>92
Presenting Your Best Self: Personal Statements & EssaysPresenting Your Best Self: Personal Statements & Essayshttps://youtu.be/YlIElF8Lcv4<div class="ExternalClassCF778029D9F744DBA6552999C728B2CB"><p>​This workshop covers tips, tricks, and techniques for crafting successful college essays and personal statements.<br>​<br></p></div>91

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GRIT Newsletter - July 2024https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/GRIT Newsletter_July 2024.pdfGRIT Newsletter - July 2024Monthly NewslettersNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609B
GRIT Newsletter - June 2024https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/GRIT Newsletter - June 2024.pdfGRIT Newsletter - June 2024Monthly NewslettersNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609B
GRIT Parent Orientation Workshop English Videohttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=780https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHCG_vM_t34&list=PLCPdumOOerqXpu7teiYylRutS6ao1uJRq&index=3GRIT Parent Orientation Workshop English VideoParents ResourcesNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
GRIT Newsletter - May 2024https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/GRIT Newsletter - May 2024.pdfGRIT Newsletter - May 2024Monthly NewslettersNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609B
GRIT Taller de Orientación para Padres Español Vídeohttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=781https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWb5wxqPmv4&list=PLCPdumOOerqXpu7teiYylRutS6ao1uJRq&index=4GRIT Taller de Orientación para Padres Español VídeoParents ResourcesNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
Scholarship Matrixhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=8https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1WttpTXDXareuQmuvK_QzNRKvnOK5XHK3GdxJ-heHmoU/copyScholarship MatrixHelpful HandoutsNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7<div class="ExternalClass2850D108F80246B391619E3B2F7DBADB">Use this handy Google Sheets Scholarship Spreadsheet to keep your scholarship finds organized​!</div>
TheDream.UShttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=790https://www.thedream.us/TheDream.USResources for Undocumented StudentsSame Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7<div class="ExternalClass250999EA3E62446BBF6B7DA11AC6230D"><p>National college access and success program for DREAMers.<br><br></p></div>
Alientohttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=791https://www.alientoaz.org/AlientoResources for Undocumented StudentsSame Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7<div class="ExternalClass60DAAA9687E6407E8C97EA817C7D36CA"><p>A national program serving undocumented, DACA, and mixed immigration status families<br></p></div>
GRIT Newsletter - April 2024 https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/GRIT April 2024 Newsletter.pdfGRIT Newsletter - April 2024 Monthly NewslettersNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609B
Writing a Resumehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=784https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eRLGyLEMS5o&list=PLCPdumOOerqXpu7teiYylRutS6ao1uJRq&index=6Writing a ResumeVideo ResourcesNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
Asking for Letters of Recommendationhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=785https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iOVhdznYQc&list=PLCPdumOOerqXpu7teiYylRutS6ao1uJRq&index=7Asking for Letters of RecommendationVideo ResourcesNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
GRIT Newsletter - March 2024https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/GRIT March 2024 Newsletter.pdfGRIT Newsletter - March 2024Monthly NewslettersNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609B
Scholarship Planner Handout (pdf)https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/Scholarship Planner Handout (pdf).pdfScholarship Planner Handout (pdf)Helpful HandoutsNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609B
ScholarshipsA-Z https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=792https://scholarshipsaz.org/ScholarshipsA-Z Resources for Undocumented StudentsSame Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
GRIT Newsletter - February 2024https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/GRIT Newsletter - February 2024.pdfGRIT Newsletter - February 2024Monthly NewslettersNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609B
11th Gradehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/Timeline-11th-Grade.pdf11th GradeCollege Planning TimelinesNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609B
12th Gradehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/Timeline-12th-Grade.pdf12th GradeCollege Planning TimelinesNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609B
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CD Resourceshttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=788https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/collegedepot/resourcesCD ResourcesMore ResourcesNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
CSS Financial Aid Profile Worksheethttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/CSS Financial Aid Profile Worksheet_2023.pdfCSS Financial Aid Profile WorksheetFinancial Aid ResourcesNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609BSome colleges and universities may require a CSS Financial Aid Profile in order to qualify for institutional financial aid. Filling out this worksheet in advance can help you prepare the necessary information and save time when you create your profile.
College Admissions Timelinehttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/College Admissions Timeline.pdfCollege Admissions TimelineHelpful HandoutsNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609B
Collegepaloozahttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=786https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YMyWUZsBhY&list=PLCPdumOOerqXpu7teiYylRutS6ao1uJRq&index=8CollegepaloozaVideo ResourcesNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
Essay Essentialshttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=795https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeZxf1nyju0&list=PLCPdumOOerqXpu7teiYylRutS6ao1uJRq&index=5Essay EssentialsVideo ResourcesNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
FAFSA Essentialshttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/CD FAFSA_2021_8x11.pdfFAFSA EssentialsFinancial Aid ResourcesNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609BConfused about the FAFSA process or need help figuring out your next steps after submitting? Check out this handout for guidance.
Federal Student Aid Estimatorhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=794https://studentaid.gov/aid-estimator/Federal Student Aid EstimatorFinancial Aid ResourcesNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
Pathways for Undocumented Studentshttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=787https://tiny.cc/PXUdreamerPathways for Undocumented StudentsResources for Undocumented StudentsNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
Safety-Match-Reach School Worksheethttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/Safety-Match-Reach-Worksheet.pdfSafety-Match-Reach School WorksheetHelpful HandoutsNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609B
Scholarship Planner Handout (Excel) https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/Scholarship Planner Handout (Excel).xlsxScholarship Planner Handout (Excel) Helpful HandoutsSame Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609B
Student Brag Sheethttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/student brag sheet.pdfStudent Brag SheetHelpful HandoutsNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609B
Test Prep Summer Sessionhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=782https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QyFDycWA4tU&t=216sTest Prep Summer SessionVideo ResourcesNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
The FAFSAhttps://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/Lists/Links/DispForm.aspx?ID=793https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsaThe FAFSAFinancial Aid ResourcesNew Window0x0100B7E011FE46583C4E8C35CBD368DCEE8D0079739691E7ACA5418776612748C8B5B7
University Fly In Opportunities for Class of 2025https://www.phoenixpubliclibrary.org/documents/Fly In Opportunities_G25.pdfUniversity Fly In Opportunities for Class of 2025Helpful HandoutsNew Window0x010100BAC29FC12BF93C4A8AFE04BFB4DF609B