Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom School

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College & Career

The CAS Student Success Center at Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School creates a welcoming atmosphere for students to access a network of support and resources for their college exploration process.  Using a comprehensive approach, students receive consistent exposure to higher educational institutions and hands-on coaching support to help them prepare for the college admissions process, and the realities of college life.
Through the SSC students can receive the following:
College Exploration
EXCEL College Prep Program and EXCEL Academy at NYU
1-on-1 College Advising
Scholarship information and financial aid support
Job preparation and Career Exploration
Resume writing workshops
Mock interviews
Career Inventory
Job Shadowing and Internships
Tutoring and academic support
Social-emotional and life skills building
SAT Prep – Math, Critical Reading
Youth Leadership Development
Student Government, Peer Education (Hope Leadership) and Youth Leaders
The SSC provides drop-in support and services to the entire school community
The Center is open and staffed, 9am5pm Monday – Friday
Referrals to the SSC come throughout the day from teachers and school staff