How can I find out what college students have to say about their experiences?
This material can be used to answer questions you might receive from your student. Use it as a starting point for your discussion. The material is written from the perspective of the student and the information may be duplicated in your area.
There are several videos that detail the experiences and life stories of college students. Some of these videos include:
This is a free video sponsored by The College Board. To get a copy of this video,
The College Board
Western Regional Office
2099 Gateway Place, Suite 480
San Jose, CA 95110
Fax: (408) 453-7396
This is a free video sponsored by California Education Roundtable Intersegmental Coordinating Committee, the California Student Aid Commission, and EdFund.
This is a free video sponsored by EdFund.
You can obtain a copy of either video by calling or by visiting the website:
In addition, some colleges have college mentors who are also available to discuss their college experiences with you. Contact your local college or university to see if they have such a program or if they can provide you with additional resources.