Power hour development for first generation
college bound students and their support staff
When we visit your school/organization expect students to:
Recalibrate how they view themselves and their superpower of being first gen
Refuel their appetite for college and career goal setting
Reflect on the relationships needed to support their college and career goals
Explore their inner critic and develop their inner coach to increase their confidence in pursing their highest goals and desires
What's Required to Bring the Tour to
Your Organization or School
Must be an organization or institution of higher education with a TRIO or GEAR UP program (Upward Bound, Student Support Services, Talent Search, etc); OR have an interest in providing long term support to students from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in postsecondary education
Must provide a meeting space to accommodate student and staff attendees via classroom or auditorium style seating
Must provide all A/V accommodations
The First Ten Tour is Ideal for
Students in grades 8-12 and the staff that support their college and career planning
30-minute interactive empowerment session for students and staff
Live special guest performance (TBD based on Location)
Four-Year College/Career Planning 24X36 Poster for each student and staff member
50 Copies of the College Strategy Book
Audience giveaways for participation
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Meet the Tour Host
Award-winning author, national speaker, and student success strategist --- Linnita Hosten empowers high school students to stand on their own two-feet after graduation.
As a respected education-planning professional, Linnita leverages her proven and results-driven strategies to facilitate evidence-based programming to organizations, universities, and community groups, helping their students achieve their educational goals.
Linnita has been honored with various awards including: Excellence in Education, Youth Speaker of the Year, 40 under 40 in Education, Education Book of the Year, and University of Maryland Global Campus Alumni of the Year.
Linnita is passionate about preparing ambitious students to get clear on their plan and confident about pursuing their DREAM career.