Lesson 12: College Knowledge for Students Who Are Blind or Low Vision, Part Two

Key Considerations

As you prepare to research, apply for, and attend college, there are various terms associated with college that you need to be familiar with. For instance, you will need to know what a syllabus is, the role of an advisor, what the registrar’s office is, etc. Knowing these terms before you go to college will help you take care of business as well as assist you with locating and using available resources.

Assignment

Research and record the definitions to the following terms:

Academic Advisor
Academic Year
Alumni
Audit a Class
Commencement
Course Load
Credit Hour
Dean’s List
Elective
Fraternity
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Lab Class
Major
Non-Resident
Office Hours
Pell Grant
Prerequisite
Promissory Note
Provost
Registrar
Resident
Resident Advisor
Resident Coordinator
Required Course
Scholarships
Sorority
Student Aid Report (SAR)
Student Loan
Student Union
Syllabus
Teaching Assistant
Transcript
Tuition
Waiver
Work-Study

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