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Make a Plan to Shine in College

You can shine. FloridaShines gives you everything under the sun to make a plan for success after graduation.

Watch the College Success Series

The College Success Series offered weekly webinars covering a range of topics that gave students the information and tools to get into the college of their dreams. This live, interactive online experience featured experts who helped student navigate college admission - from finding the right college to choosing the right major to mastering the application process to landing scholarships to achieving their degree.

Session Recordings

Explore Meta-Majors

We get it. Selecting the right major in college is challenging. But there are many resources that can help you start your college journey on the right path! In this session, you’ll hear about Florida's meta-majors, which offer a relevant course of study before you make a final decision on your major. Presentation.

Presenter: Jhenai Chandler, Director of Student Affairs, Division of Florida Colleges

Find My College

The summer is a great time to visit college and university campuses. Have you narrowed down your list of top choices? Florida has 40 public colleges and universities that offer a range of degrees and experiences. Learn how to find the school that’s right for your budget, your major and most-importantly, you! Presentation.

Presenter: Julie Richardson, Associate Director, Office of Admissions at Florida State University

Pay for School

Do you see yourself having a “bright future”? Paying for college doesn’t have to be an obstacle! In this session, you will learn about state-funded grants and scholarships available to Florida students, to help you pay for college. Presentation.

Presenter: Pedro Hernandez, Outreach Services, Office of Student Financial Aid

Discover Your Career

Let MyCareerShines help you learn match your interests and goals with the career of your dreams! Use the online planning tools to learn about jobs, plan your education and land a job. Presentation.

Presenter: Maggie Miller, Lead Florida Trainer, MyCareerShines powered by Kuder®


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