Preparing for College

Preparing for College

Study Skills

  • Understand your learning style, disability, and specific study strategies that work for you

Technology

  • Develop computer proficiency. More college classes incorporate computer technology as part of the experience.
  • Practice using assistive technology while in high school. It will make the transition to college level work smoother. See the BreakThru module on assistive technology for a detailed look at how assistive technology can aid your success in college.

Self-advocacy

  • Understand your disability-related needs
  • Know how to communicate your needs to faculty and disability personnel
  • Know the campus resources
  • Develop and use your support network