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College and Career Readiness

Crossroads scholars build upon a foundation of academic excellence with thorough exploration of college & career opportunities and the steps that high school students must take to ensure success after graduation. Our emphasis on exposure and exploration enables scholars to survey a wide breadth of post-secondary options, connect with professionals and gain hands-on experience in their career fields of interest, and prepare for the transition to college and the professional workplace.

College & Career Readiness Initiatives Include: 

  • Facilitated college visits
  • College Transition Workshops
  • Senior Year Kickoff at Duquesne University
  • College Search & Application Mentoring/Advising
  • Admissions Test Prep
  • Week-Long Residential College Experience
  • Do What You Are (DWYA) Stengths & Career Interest Inventory
  • SPICE Career Exploration Program
  • Career Academy Job Site Visits & Workshops with Working Professionals
  • Corporate Internship Opportunities
  • Career Skills Workshops
 Visit our Programs page to learn more about these initiatives...