APP2000: College Planning & Preparation

05/01/2023 to 04/30/2024 • Modified 06/08/2023

Course Description

This semester-long course allows students to begin the process of planning and preparing for college. Instruction includes a focus on the decision-making process of choosing a school, including the inquiry and application process, evaluating schools, and financial requirements. Students will also receive an overview of basic expectations for college-level reading, writing, and research, including instruction in various citation styles.




Module 1: First Steps

  • Week 1: What’s After High School?
  • Week 2: The School Search
  • Week 3: Assessments: First Steps

Module 2: Applying to College

  • Week 4: What Are Colleges Looking For?
  • Week 5: Costs vs. Resources
  • Week 6: College Visits
  • Week 7: Standardized Testing
  • Week 8: How to Apply
  • Week 9: Assessments: Applying to College

Module 3: Communication, Reading & Writing

  • Week 10: Connections, Expectations, and Communication
  • Week 11: Reading & Study
  • Week 12: Writing

Module 4: Putting Knowledge into Practice

  • Week 13: Citations
  • Week 14: Research
  • Week 15: Biographical Research Paper
  • Week 16: Final College Portfolio
  • Week 17: Assessments: Preparing for Success
  • Week 18: Final Exam

How Can We Get in Touch?

Request Information

Enter a legal first name
Enter a legal last name
Enter a valid phone number
Select an address from the search above, or use the link below
Grade Level of Interest (select one or more)

By submitting my contact information through this form, I agree that Liberty University (including Liberty University Online Academy) and its affiliates may call me about its offerings and other business matters by any phone number I have provided and may provide in the future, including any wireless number, using automated technology.