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Lake Land College TRiO Destination College

  • Lake Land College TRiO Destination College
  • 305 Richmond Avenue East
  • Mattoon, IL 61938
  • 217-234-5048

Program Description

Destination College identifies and assists individuals who meet elgibility criteria and have the potential to succeed in higher education. The program provides academic, career, and financial counseling to its participants and encourages them to graduate from high school and continue on to and complete their post-secondary education. We work collaboratively within partner schools and with parents, teachers, counselors, and community outreach organizations.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants

Demographics

Populations Served

  • Academically High-performing

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Blackburn College
  • Butler University
  • Eastern Illinois University
  • Heartland Community College
  • Illinois College
  • Indiana State University
  • Ivy Tech Community College
  • John A Logan College
  • Kaskaskia College
  • Lake Land College
  • Lawrence University
  • Millikin University
  • Seton Hall University
  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Springfield
  • Washington and Lee University