Bridge to Post-Secondary Education

The GED is a gateway to the next step in a persons life -- whether that is employment or transition to post-secondary education.  In order to succeed in post-secondary, adult literacy students must make a shift and learn new skills. 

Adults moving from ABE programs into higher education often face challenges, when making that transition. Many need help strengthening their academic skills, as well as developing their study and time management skills. Many need assistance navigating enrollment and financial aid  systems and other aspects of college life. In response to these challenges, Temple's WELL program has begun more actively to assist adult learners in their transition to postsecondary education by providing the following services:

- workshops and assistance on completing college admissions applications and essays
- workshops and assistance in completing financial aid forms
- workshops on career exploration and declaring a major
- workshops and assistance on reading textbook material, critical thinking and college-level writing skills
- workshops and assistance on study and test taking skills
- workshops and assistance on other skills, like stress and time management skills
- auditing or setting in on actual undergraduate courses at Temple University


For more information, contact:

Workforce Education and Lifelong Learning (WELL)
Center for Social Policy and Community Development
College of Health Professions and Social Work
Temple University
Entertainment and Community Education Center
1509 Cecil B. Moore Avenue, Suite 415
Philadelphia, PA  19121
Phone:    215-204-2560
Fax:       215-204-2831