Video – Why College?
Some students have developed deeply-held reasons for wanting to go to college. After viewing the video, engage in a group discussion about your reasons for wanting to go to college.
Focus your discussion around the following 4 topics:
- What comment made by a student reflecting their primary motivations for attending college resonated with you?
- What were some of the different types of gifts and talents were students using their 4-year high school experience to develop?
- While some students talked about following their passions, others talked about living up to their parent's expectations. Are you thinking about college to pursue your passions or to meet your parent's expectations?
- Overall, what are your thoughts about college and what are your primary motivations for wanting to go to college?