Increasing Postsecondary Access

Explore resources designed to help educators to support students successfully navigate the path to college.

Explore the subtopics below to learn more about the recommended practices:

To learn more about the research underlying these practices, view the IES Practice Guide, Helping Students Navigate the Path to College: What High Schools Can Do.

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The Senior Year: Smoothing the Transition to College

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Prepare Students Academically > See How It Works

This document summarizes the changes one high school made to their senior year program to better prepare graduates for college success. Watch Senior Year Redesign to learn more about the school's...

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Anatomy and Physiology Course Syllabi

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Prepare Students Academically > See How It Works

The use of syllabi in high school classrooms helps students adapt to the structure of a college-level course. View the video, Senior Year Redesign, to learn about other strategies for preparing...

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Graduation Notification/Agreement and Notification for Not Meeting Requirements

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Prepare Students Academically > See How It Works

See how counselors document each student to ensure they are on track for graduation and communicate with parents. The interview, Placing Value on Doing Well Academically, emphasizes the school's...

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Summer 2009: Making Your Summer Count

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Assist with College Entry > See How It Works

This document is completed by students at the end of their junior year to help them develop their summer plans in preparation for applying for colleges. View Using Checkpoints to Guide Students...

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College Admissions Flow Chart

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Assist with College Entry > See How It Works

This flow chart is used in documenting and managing the college admissions process. It shows the steps in a decision-tree format. This diagram can give a step-by-step solution to a given problem....

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Parent Flyers: College Application Process

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Assist with College Entry > See How It Works

This collection of flyers and announcements is disseminated to notify parents of upcoming workshops and events and to help them understand the college application and financial aid processes. View...

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College Preparation Checklist

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Assist with College Entry > See How It Works

Beginning in ninth grade, counselors give this checklist to all students that outlines steps to be ready to enter college. The video Walking Students Through the Application Process describes how...

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College Seminar Class Syllabus

Increasing Postsecondary Access > Assist with College Entry > See How It Works

Seniors at Crossland High School are required to participate in a college seminar course. This syllabus outlines the course requirements and provides a timeline of the topics and major deadlines....

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Student Advisory Surveys

Increasing Postsecondary Access > States and Districts

Faculty in Albuquerque Public Schools collect student responses to these surveys annually to help tailor their support for students as part of the Student Advisory Program. The findings may also be...

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Advisory FAQs and Rubrics

Increasing Postsecondary Access > States and Districts

Albuquerque Public Schools developed these documents to help communicate the purpose and structure of the Student Advisory Program to students and parents. The FAQs provide guidance to commonly...

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Next Step Plans

Increasing Postsecondary Access > States and Districts

Beginning in middle school, Albuquerque Public Schools students complete a Next Step Plan which details their academic plans and postsecondary goals. Offered in both English and Spanish, these...

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Data Collection and Goal-Setting Tool

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This tool is used by Chicago school district administrators to help schools set goals and collect data to support college access. Hear more about how Chicago prepares their students for college in...

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