START YOUR ROAD TRIP
June 1, 2021
June 30, 2021
Spring 2020 marked our very first virtual college road trip. The positive response and active participation exceeded expectations. Join us for our second annual month-long journey offering student-led virtual campus tours, information sessions with college admissions staff and onsite Hillel professionals with real insights on Jewish campus life, webinars, workshops and more. We look forward to seeing you on the road.
HOW IT WORKS
Explore Colleges &
Attend Info Sessions
Explore colleges that might be a great fit for you at each stop on the road trip! Join us for these formal information sessions led by
college admissions staff, Hillel professionals and student leaders. Register for sessions ahead of time; registration links are posted on the corresponding college's page.
Optimize Your College Search Process
Join our webinars and workshops with real leaders from the field to explore topics related to the college search and how to make the most of wherever you’re heading after high school.
#JumpOnTheBus and check out the tours led by our student bus drivers on our You Tube channel. Actual students will show you all the hot spots on their campuses and college towns -what they love, what makes the place special, and what Jewish life is like there.
More than a virtual tour, here's your chance to see things through a student's eyes.
CONTENT ON DEMAND
Miss an info session? Want to learn more about our featured colleges from current students? Visit our You Tube channel to watch this content on-demand, anytime that works for you.
Throughout the college tour, we offer interactive learning sessions for both teens and parents, featuring deep dives into topics that will help you pursue academic, social and emotional success after high school. Past webinars covering the admissions process, accessing financial aid and so much more are also available to watch on demand on our YouTube channel.
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
8:00 PM EST
What are My Options: Realistic Alternatives to a Traditional Campus Experience
Expense, social pressure, academic needs...There's a million reasons to pursue something other than a "traditional" campus experience. Come explore some of them and discover some of the coolest alternatives with The U Experience.
Sunday, June 6, 2021
8:00 pm EST
In Partnership With:
With so much to do to get ready to send your teen away to college, don’t you wish someone would just make you a list! Join this interactive webinar to help you be ready for everything you need at this exciting time.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
8:00 pm EST
Fit First: The Myth of
The college admissions process can be one of the biggest sources of stress and anxiety for high school students and their families. You might be worrying and wondering, what do college rankings really measure?
Are students who attend more selective colleges better off later in life? What is “fit” and why does it matter? Grounded in significant long-term research, Challenge Success will address these and other questions about college admissions and finding the place where you can thrive.
The Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative is a network of communities co-invested in new models of Jewish Teen Engagement. This year’s road trip is brought to you by the following organizations.
Cincinnati Jewish Teen Initiative
Jewish Student Connection – Denver
Bay Area Jewish Teen Initiative
A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO HILLEL
The Jewish Teen Funder Collaborative is also proud to partner with campus Hillel directors and professionals as well as Hillel International to connect teens to the next steps on their Jewish journeys. Graduating seniors can connect directly with Hillel before heading to campus by filling out their College Bound form.
Visit hillel.org for more information about Jewish life on campus, resources on Israel travel, learning and advocacy, and more.