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May is a pivotal time of year for highly school juniors. Proactive college planning will empower their senior year college application process. On May 15, Dr. Joseph will talk about How to Simplify and Enhance Your Application Process on the free Dream College Summit that runs May 14-17. https://www.dreamcollegesummit.com/.  Below we […]

Mighty May College Readiness Tips


Another great school year has come to a close. You deserve a great summer. Dr. Joseph is so excited to be piloting the College Advocate Teacher Training Institute this summer for 45 LAUSD teachers and counselors.  We all have so much more to do to help our students get ready […]

2017 June College Readiness Tips


Welcome to the end of the school year. You deserve a great summer, and in fact, Dr. Joseph will enjoy her first summer off from teaching in almost 10 years. Yet we all have so much more to do to help our students get ready for college. Let us know if you need help with brainstorming summer bootcamps or other college readiness ideas or plans.

June 2016 College Readiness Tips for College Access Advocates



Welcome back to school. Now more than ever, we need to help counselors and schools prepare our students for college. Join our group of counselors, high school teachers, and others committed to college access with these 10 September College Readiness tips. Please visit our presentation September 19 NACAC presentation on college application essays.

2014 September College Readiness Tips for Teachers and Counselors


Springtime is the ideal time of year for high school juniors and their families to visit colleges as they are still in session and you can see authentic college life. By doing an official visit, you also let the colleges know you are serious about the possibility of attending—this is so key for competitive colleges which now value demonstrated interest as a major component of the admissions process.

Springtime College Visit Readiness


It's almost time for the holidays, yet we have so much left to do to help students with their college applications, scholarships, and financial aid. Here are some ideas to share with teachers and counselors about how to integrate college readiness with the holidays.

Ten Free Holiday College Readiness Ideas