Student Profile

DePaul…Northwestern….Loyola….University of Chicago…Roosevelt….Columbia…UIC…

You have been accepted to one of the fine universities in the Chicago area and are looking forward to immersing yourself in college.  Could you benefit from some additional support?

You know that EDGE Academic Center is right for you because

  • You are excited about going to college and want to take full advantage of your opportunity
  • You can take good care of yourself and have skills to live in the dorm or in an apartment without daily support from a professional

And if one or more of the following are also true

  • You feel a little nervous about the challenges of balancing academic work, a social life, and other interests
  • You have been successful in high school–with or without support–and know that some support and accountability will be helpful to you
  • You recognize that you lack some of the essential college-success skills like being organized, knowing how to study, managing time, or setting and achieving goals
  • Anxiety, depression, or other struggles have sometimes made school more challenging