College Readiness Resources
Slides from all presenters during the week of Virtual SAIL, including information on college admissions, financial aid, scholarships, and more!
Our very own Lead Staff Josie Thomas’ college budgeting calculator!
Download to your computer or make a copy into your own Google Drive to add your own numbers. We are always here if you need help with the spreadsheet or want to talk about grants and scholarships!
Slides highlighting community service agencies and opportunities in Lane County. From SAIL 2020 Cultural Event presentation.
Common questions about studying abroad–answered! From SAIL 2020 Cultural Event presentation.
Check out the recorded sessions from our summer program. Rewatch your favorites and share with your friends and family!
Virtual SAIL 2020
Continue your SAIL adventures with these faculty presentations made just for SAIL participants!
with Dr. Maureen Zalewski Regnier, Associate Professor, UO Department of Psychology
In this video, you will learn about some of what mental health therapists do in their jobs. Then, you will watch a role play of a therapy session and watch for two things the therapist will do: ask open ended questions and provide validation. After watching the role play, we will see if you were able to spot the therapist asking open ended questions and offering validation.
with Arian Mobasser, PhD, Clare McCann, and Theresa Cheng, UO Department of Psychology
Learn how to practice managing your attention and stress with meditation and mindfulness practices! This session kicks off with a short, beginner-friendly guided meditation. It then explains how mindfulness and body awareness relates to topics like doing well in school, emotions, mental health, and culture.
with Dr. Kemi Balogun, Assistant Professor, UO Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies
This talk examines beauty culture through a sociological lens that considers the connections between gender, race, and nationalism.
with Dr. Caitlin Fausey, Assistant Professor, UO Department of Psychology
Check out the accompanying activity!
with Dr. Melynda Casement, Assistant Professor, UO Department of Psychology
with Meghan Siritzky, M.S., Doctoral Student, UO Department of Psychology
with Zachary Schroeder, Doctoral Student, UO Department of Psychology
This elective explores a few everyday psychological processes and how they may be responsible for many of the mysterious experiences people label as ‘supernatural’. How does our inability to act out our dreams lead us to believe that we’ve been abducted by aliens? What makes a Ouija board work? Join us for a light-hearted exploration of the psychology of weird beliefs.
with Dr. Kate Mills, Assistant Professor, UO Department of Psychology
with Clare Haley, Graduate Student, Community and Regional Planning, UO School of Planning, Public Policy, and Management
What happens when you think of a street as a place rather than a way to move cars around? Check out this activity to learn more about exploring streets near and far.
with Brian McWhorter, Associate Professor of Music, UO School of Music and Dance
Great tips on practicing musical instruments for SAIL OrchestraNext students or any musician!
It’s never too early to start preparing for college. Check out the resources below for good starting points for both students and parents.
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