Tools, Resources, and Study Aids about readiness, learning, technology, and success for Hispanic students pursuing opportunities to succeed in Higher Education.
Student Support: Resources and services help students determine their future careers using tools validated by third-party organizations. Study aids are included to help Hispanic students overcome deficiencies in English, Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology.
- Peterson’s Test Prep (former Testing and Education Reference Center- TERC) Download the Test Prep guide in English|Download the Test Prep guide in Spanish
- Career Exploration Module
- Peterson’s Career Prep Download the Career Prep guide in English |Download the Career Prep guide in Spanish
- Entrepreneurship Courses and Resources
- ESL courses from USA Learns | ( ESL Courses Video Tutorial (Eng)|
ESL Courses Video Tutorial (Spa))
- Tools and Resources
Student Readiness: HETS seeks to help Hispanic students meet their academic goals in traditional and online learning environments. Thus, we have gathered a partial list of tools, websites to aid you in that objective.
Financial Aid: When pursuing a college career, funding an important concern. To help Hispanic students overcome this issue HETS member institutions over a variety of financial aids. Other private organizations provide scholarships and fellowships to assist Latinos’ meet academic objectives. The following sections are helpful in identifying financial resources.
- Scholarships, internships (member institutions)
- Scholarships for Hispanics
- Financial Literacy Guides
General Internships for Students: An internship has been defined as job training and consists of an exchange of services for experience between students and organizations. Interns maybe college or university students, high school students, or post-graduate adults. On the following link, you will find different opportunities that will help you either determine if you have an interest in a particular career, create a network of contacts, or gain school credit. These positions may be paid or unpaid and are usually temporary. Some interns find permanent, paid employment with the organizations for which they worked upon completion of the internship.
HETS members special offerings: More than 40 colleges and universities constitute HETS. HETS started in 1993 as a small group of institutions interested in sharing courses at a distance, since then, it has grown to be a hub where a continuously increasing number of colleges, universities, corporations, and other organizations that collaborate and network in different scenarios and from different perspectives. Technology is the link that gathers of all them together in this collaborative web. In this section, you will find special program offerings from our member institutions.
- University of Texas Rio Grande Valley– Since Spring 2015, the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Business (at Brownsville) started offering an online Master of Business Administration taught completely in Spanish.