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Summer Melt Part 1

Congratulations, class of 2024 graduates! Now that you’ve graduated from high school and have committed to attending a college, university, or career certification program, let’s talk about some success strategies.    This month, Take Stock in College will cover the transition time between high school and college, called ‘Summer Melt.’   Summer Melt is the phenomenon by …

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Was College Worth It?

Was college worth it? On this episode of the College Corner podcast, Christian Del Valle, Associate Director of the Take Stock in College Program and recent Broward College graduate, reflects on his college experience, lessons learned both in and outside the classroom, and the value of turning your passion into a career.    Follow Take …

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Soar Into Summer Series: Take Stock in College Team Roundtable

Welcome to the Summer Melt Series! We’re kicking off our summer series on the College Corner Podcast with a Take Stock in College team roundtable. Don’t miss this episode for tips on how to get connected to Summer Melt programming. We will also share advice for incoming first-year students, give insights from our own college experiences, and …

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War on Procrastination

Take Stock in College declares war on procrastination! This is an important time for Take Stock in College scholars to get focused and accomplish those goals and tasks before the end of the semester. We talked with one of our Take Stock in College scholars,  Rebecca Raymond, about how staying focused, setting milestones, and keeping …

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Conquering College Exams: A Student’s Guide to Test Prep Success

College exams can feel like daunting hurdles on the path to your degree.  They often cover a more comprehensive range of material, delve deeper into complex concepts, and require a more sophisticated understanding. Fear not, fellow Take Stock Scholar! By adopting effective test prep strategies, you can transform exam anxiety into confident preparation and score …

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Exploring Career Technical Education

There are multiple ways to get to career success. For some students, that pathway is through Career Technical Education.  Career Technical Education (CTE) offers students organized hands-on educational activities and resources, building pathways connecting education and the workforce. We talked with Deborah Martin, Policy Analyst for the Florida College Access Network (FCAN), about the differences between …

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Take Stock in College team members with students and staff from Florida International University

Shape Your Future

Hey Scholars! As the semester progresses, I encourage everyone to find some time to sit, breathe, and brainstorm. You may ask, “What is so important that I have to sit down and write it out?”  The road map for your success story! There is a unique power in transcribing your visions, goals, and aspirations. When …

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