The GEARUP grant program from the U.S. Department of Education is designed to increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. These videos are intended for use with middle- and high-school students. They explain how to apply to college and describe college life.
Applying to College
Laura Delgado explains how to apply to college including 1) college trivia, 2) the college application, and 3) college majors and programs of study. Throughout the video, you will hear from first-generation college students about their questions and experiences.
This video was produced by the Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation with the College of Education at Lipscomb University. Funding for video production was provided as part of a GEARUP grant administered by the Metro Nashville Public Schools.
Candace Williams shares information about the college experience and how it differs from high school. You will also hear from three college students about their typical day and favorite aspects of attending college.
This video was produced by the Ayers Institute for Teacher Learning & Innovation with the Office of Intercultural Development at Lipscomb University. Funding for video production was provided as part of a GEARUP grant administered by the Metro Nashville Public Schools.
College Campus Tour at Lipscomb University
Middle- and high-school students may wonder what it's like to live and learn on a university campus. This virtual campus tour, hosted by actual college students Jacoby and Savannah, will introduce you to the physical buildings and spaces on a college campus and also the variety of academic programs and extracurricular learning opportunities that are available while attending college.
College Experience Highlights from Lipscomb University
The college years are intended to include a broad and rich set of experiences that help each student discover their talents and prepare themselves for successful careers and lives. This video provides an introduction to the opportunities for academic and social growth that are available: campus life, diverse friendships, academic majors and areas of study, global learning, community service, campus recreation, collegiate sports, student government, and more.