Questions Colleges May Ask Students With Learning Disabilities
(these were adapted from Counseling Secondary
Students with Learning Disabilities: Ready to Use Guidelines, Techniques and Materials to
Help Students Prepare for College and Work)
by Michael Koehler and Marybeth Kravets)
Do you know your strengths and weaknesses?
Can you explain your learning disability?
Do you understand the differences between services provided in high school and those provided in college?
Which courses did you take in high school? Which ones were college prep courses? Which courses were mainstream courses?
What accommodations did you use in high school?
What accommodations do you expect to be needed in college?
Can you self-advocate?
What do you want to study? Is this realistic?
What are your goals? Are they realistic?
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