Academic resource help

As part of the Odyssey Project’s aim to inform and inspire youth to pursue higher education, Odyssey Junior hosts a series of College Workshops working toward gathering resources and building connections between students and professionals in the academic field. All presentations, contact information, and content from our workshops can be found below, in addition to outside resources that aspiring students and families may find useful.

UW Madison Writing Center: On Essay Writing and Letters of Recommendation
by Erika Gonzalez, MSW (she/her)
MS/PhD Student | Human Development and Family Studies
School of Human Ecology | University of Wisconsin-Madison
Nancy Nicholas Hall | 1300 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706

Junior Success Coaching with Leigh Button: Tell Us Your Goals
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by Leigh Button (she/her)
Senior Research Program Specialist
Research and Prospect Management
Wisconsin Foundation and Alumni Association

Applying to Public and Private Colleges and Universities
by Pat Walsh (he/him)
Assistant Director of Recruitment Strategy
Enrollment Specialist


Madison Writing Assistance
High school students (and anyone else in their family) can receive free, one-to-one writing support through Madison Writing Assistance, the community outreach arm of the Writing Center. The Writing Center’s MWA instructors would be happy to provide support to anyone working on a college application essay or nearly any other kind of writing project.

Scholarship Tips from a High School Counselor
by Sarah Elmore (she/her)
School Counselor
Madison East High School

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