New Frontiers’ College Readiness Experience is a program available both in groups and virtually for students that are interested in preparing for the rigors of college life. Students participate in small group activities and discussions to develop skills through a curriculum that focuses on preparing them for the transition to college and young adult life. Throughout each session, students will work on skills specific to being a successful college student.

foundations and skills covered


It is important for students to have key foundational knowledge and skills to be able to comprehend text, write fluently, and perform basic math functions. Students develop such skills in collaboration with their individual coaches and use the backdrop of their academic responsibilities to develop these college readiness skills.

Executive Functioning Skills

Executive functioning skills are a set of processes that manage, control, and regulate one’s other cognitive processes, and include such skills as inhibition, planning, organization, and working memory. Students use their own assignments and responsibilities to build competence for survival in today’s world. Executive functioning instruction focuses on skills such as organization, planning, prioritizing, self-monitoring, goal setting, and time management.


With coaching support, students learn how to develop various independence skills such as self-monitoring, initiating tasks, coping with obstacles, etc.


Self-Advocacy is the ability to represent oneself, one's views, and interests. Students develop their ability to seek out appropriate supports and resources on campus when necessary while receiving advocacy support from their coaches.

Campus & Residential Life

For most of our students, going away to college will be their first time living alone or with roommates. We customize our approach to each student to ensure college readiness. Whether they need help learning the basics of cooking and cleaning, or how to get along with roommates, New Frontiers will help them succeed.

Social Communication

Social communication is a set of verbal and nonverbal skills that one utilizes in order to navigate relationships in work, life, and academia. Social communication skills are integral in students getting involved on campus, as well as developing relationships with fellow classmates and professors. Students learn how to be active listeners, stay on track in conversations, ask questions comfortably in class, know when to change the conversation path, know how to decline and initiate social invitations, and discuss their concerns with peers.


Session # Dates
Session 1: July 5th - July 16th
Session 2: August 2nd - August 13th


Virtual coaching can be a great alternative to in-person coaching when individuals live in an area outside of our geographical reach, are unable to travel to an in-person session, or are more comfortable with receiving coaching in one’s own environment.
Virtual coaching sessions allow for supports that are easily accessible, flexible in scheduling, not limited by travel time, and more available on an as-needed basis.

Ideal for those that might not be able to travel independently, that need flexibility, that want extra daily support, and those who are geographically not able to have in person sessions.


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