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This is a prime time to help connect your under-represented students, schools, and community with free college access programs. Below we list programs and scholarships for students who need the most help accessing college.

Springtime Deadlines for Free College Readiness and Scholarship Programs


Spring is the time of year when many juniors start visiting prospective colleges. This is the ideal time of year 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.

Spring Into Great College Visits


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This is a time of agonized waiting for many high school seniors. They have submitted their college applications and supporting materials. Now their fate lies in the hands of admissions officers who are busily reading through applications. During this often agonized waiting game, students, families, and schools can use this time wisely. Here are some tips.

Surviving the Waiting Game: Proactive Winter Tips for High ...




Transfer applicants must write powerful essays to get into the colleges of their choice. While colleges still want diverse students, they also want transfer students who have found and explored academic passions, been active on and off campus, and met transfer admissions requirements. Therefore, long transfer essays are much less creative than freshman essays, yet even more powerful tools for admission to desired colleges.

Write Powerful Transfer Essays