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College Access and Career Preparation

Through campus-wide partnerships, Northwestern University is committed to addressing the opportunity gap with regards to college access and career preparation. In close partnership with ETHS’ College and Career Services, the Northwestern Partnership Office leverages relationships and resources to increase awareness of and access to post-secondary options for all ETHS students.
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As a first generation-college student myself, I understand the value of these programs for ETHS students and for NU first-gen students who are role models for our youth.”

Amy Pratt, Assistant Dean for Community Partnerships

Featured Programs

Increasing post-secondary awareness, opportunity and access

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AVID College 101

An eight-week mini-college course for ETHS seniors taught by NU Searle Fellows.

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NDSS & College Prep

An opportunity for Northwestern University graduate students, enrolled in Searle’s Certificate Program for Teaching and Learning, to gain practical experience leading an eight-week mini-college course with ETHS seniors. 

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Civic engagement and community service collaboration between NU students and ETHS Community Service. 

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