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Collegefish overview for ptk students master

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Collegefish overview for ptk students master

  1. 1. CollegeFish.org Overview presentation for Phi Theta Kappa members 06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  2. 2. The Question: How can we assist you in the transfer process to a 4-year college? 06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  3. 3. Some of the issues that can block a successful transfer <ul><li>Many students are unaware of the transfer process (1 st generation) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Missed deadlines: Scholarships, Financial Aid, Housing, Course Registration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Overworked transfer champions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Limited access to resources to guide the planning process </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Poor credit transfer </li></ul><ul><li>Results: Failure to access or complete a baccalaureate program </li></ul>06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  4. 4. Phi Theta Kappa’s Answer: CollegeFish.org 06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  5. 5. What is CollegeFish.org? <ul><li>Highly interactive web-based tool which brings the transfer stakeholders together: </li></ul>06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  6. 6. Student Benefits <ul><li>Fosters communication between students and advisors </li></ul><ul><li>Enables proactive transfer planning for community college students ( No cost to the student or college) </li></ul><ul><li>Explains the “How, What, Where, Why, and When regarding transfer – available 24/7 </li></ul><ul><li>Offers college & scholarship information </li></ul>06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  7. 7. Student Transfer Tools <ul><li>College match/search based on student profile </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship search/listings </li></ul><ul><li>Calendar/deadline tracker </li></ul><ul><li>Transfer “Milestones” </li></ul><ul><li>College profiles </li></ul>06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  8. 8. Any student who has accepted membership in Phi Theta Kappa is eligible to enroll in CollegeFish.org. 06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  9. 9. Goals 06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  10. 10. Completing Your Profile 06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  11. 11. Transfer Preferences 06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  12. 12. Next Steps 06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  13. 13. My Matches 06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  14. 14. FishBowl – with 6 selected colleges 06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  15. 15. 06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa Calendar your calendar will list any events placed on your community college’s CollegeFish.org calendar, as well as any event placed on the calendar of your FishBowl college of choice.
  16. 16. College Profile 06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  17. 17. Scholarship Profile 06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa
  18. 18. 06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa My Treasure Chest
  19. 19. <ul><li>Our goal is to join students and advisors together with the resources of Phi Theta Kappa to simplify the transfer process. </li></ul>06/25/10 Phi Theta Kappa

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