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Help students with their state university applications. In California, the Cal State and UC applications are open. Both must be submitted by November 30. The Cal States can be submitted October 1-November 30, while the UCs can be submitted November 1-30. Both applications have students self-report their course and grades, […]

2018 Outstanding October College Readiness Tips


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


Attend College Readiness Conferences. There are organizations in every state that have spring and summer workshops and conferences. Also groups of colleges are traveling the country. For example. Exploring College Options will be in many states this spring. http://www.exploringcollegeoptions.org/ Summer Plans. Your students need to be busy this summerThere are many summer […]

April Spring 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