COMPETITIVE COLLEGE CLUB (CCC)

To ensure that the best and the brightest students in Libya have a chance to attend a U.S. university, we have developed the Competitive College Club (CCC). The CCC is open to all students in Libya regardless of nationality, ethnicity, and economic background. Appreciation of diversity is a fundamental value on U.S. campuses and integration starts at home.
Screenshot of virtual Libya CCC group

Applications are due November 27! 

Overview

The Competitive College Club is an intensive cohort-advising program that assists Libyan high-achieving high school students in becoming competitive applicants to U.S. colleges and universities. Students in the Competitive College Club (also known as the CCC) will engage in monthly workshops, specialized sessions, presentations, community service activities, and cross-cultural exercises, all conducted in English. Participants will determine which schools and majors are a good fit as they approach college application season.

The CCC is free and 100% virtual. Students will have two meetings to attend per month: a workshop-style group meeting/or a guest speaker presentation, and a one-on-one meeting with their assigned education adviser.

Please note that the club is not a scholarship. CCC students are encouraged to apply for scholarships through the universities portals and will be advised on how to do so successfully. Admission to the CCC club does not guarantee your admission to US universities. This is only an assistance tool; the full responsibility of admission falls on the student`s choice of the university applied to (budget and strategy for financial aid) as well as the student’s profile.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A student in grade 10, 11, or 12;
  • Strong interest in applying to U.S. undergraduate programs;
  • Strong English skills;
  • Good academic standing;
  • Goal-oriented and highly motivated;
  • Able to commit for the monthly group sessions

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the conclusion of the CCC program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate academic skills necessary for college success.
  • Create a College plan that will guide them as they apply for colleges and universities.
  • Have a list of higher education institutions they wish to apply for and know their respective admissions requirements.
  • Know how to find information online about programs, majors, admissions requirements, and career paths.
  • Write a college-level five-paragraph essay.
  • Know how to write a professional email.
  • Clearly express ideas through oral communication.
  • Have information about tests required by universities, prepare for them, and take the English language proficiency test and other tests if applicable.
  • Have completed community service activities.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING

  1. Go to the application.
  2. Fill in ALL parts of the application in English.
  3. Applicants are encouraged to submit a portfolio to strengthen their applications. While this is not required, applicants may wish to showcase their abilities and talents through a digital portfolio. Some examples include a collection of artwork, videos, or sound recordings of the applicant playing a musical instrument, creative writing samples, videography reels, photography gallery, or certificates from STEM competitions/volunteering activities. Please attach any of these documents to your application.

Warning: Any incomplete, plagiarized, or late applications will be instantly rejected.

You will be contacted for an interview if you are shortlisted.