under-represented students


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


February-March 2018 College Readiness Tips  This is a busy time of year for juniors. Please help them get ready for college.  Testing: Help students develop their testing schedule. SAT. ACT. SAT Subject Tests, AP tests. Plan to take each one, except the AP tests, at least two times this spring. […]

February-March 2018 College Readiness Tips


2017 September College Readiness Tips 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. 1.     Encourage under-represented high […]

2017 September 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



May is a key time of year for high school juniors. Proactive college planning will empower their senior year college application process. Below we provide key testing, summer planning, counseling, and college visiting tips.

May Junior College Readiness Leads to Senior Success