October 21, 2017: College Fair | St. Ignatius

Come to session prepared to...

  • Attend College fair, visit at least 5 schools, and prepare 3-4 questions to ask
  • Deliver your monologue during session (if you missed last week)
  • Sign-up for date for your trio to lead a close/deep read 
  • Continue brainstorming on summer experience ideas


  • Deliver monologues: focus on the delivery ('performance' and presentation aspects of public speaking)
  • Continue preparation for Summer Experience
  • Attend college fair to get a sense of types of schools you may be interested in

Trio Check-in (12:30 - 12:40pm)

  • How was the week!?
  • Weekly Goal Check-in
    • What work did we complete? What did we accomplish towards the goals we set?
    • What do we plan to do next week?
  • Practice/rehearse your monologue (if necessary)

Monologues--if necessary (12:40 - 1:15pm)

  • Deliver monologues (for those who weren't at session last week)
  • Give feedback to the speaker
    • What did they do well?
    • What are areas for improvement?
  • Discuss common challenges as a class
  • If this concludes early, move to flex time. If more time needed, skip flex time.

Flex Time! (1:15 - 1:45pm)

  • Announcements
  • Options include:
    • Come up with a plan/questions for the College Fair
    • Work in your trios to keep brainstorming around summer programs
      • What do you want to pursue?
    • Close/deep read topic brainstorming / article searching

College Fair (1:45 - 2:30pm)

  • Speak with at least 5 schools (at least 1 UC, 1 CSU, 1 private school, 1 out-of-state)
  • Ask your prepared questions to get a better sense of what the school is like
  • Post-College Fair Reflection
    • Reflect on what you are looking for in a university, your likes/dislikes of what you heard, and start to formulate your preferences
    • Be prepared to share/discuss best takeaways from College Fair as a pod next week