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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

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  • 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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Request the Tour

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Meet the Tour Host

Linnita Hosten 

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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. 

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