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Plan student and family college readiness workshops. In California, the new school accountability index looks at academic, college, and career readiness. https://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/ac/cm/index.asp. Many states are now embedding college and career readiness. Please let communities know as early as middle school about these requirements Dr. Joseph has many powerpoints you can […]

Summer 2019 College Readiness Tips


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




2017 October College Readiness Tips for Teachers and Other College Advocates Hold college application and financial aid bootcamps. North Carolina does. West Virginia does. They have tripled college application rates. Host bootcamps at your school in October to help with state applications and financial aid. FAFSA opens October 1. In […]

October 2017 College Readiness Tips For Teachers and Other College ...


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


I hope you enjoy your Thanksgiving holidays. Take advantage of this time to finish up your college applications, apply for financial aid and scholarships, and finish up your fall semester strong. Here are our ten tips to guide you through the holidays.

2016 Thanksgiving College Readiness Tips