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A District-Level Mission to Improve College Access

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Listen to district administrators discuss how they support schools to improve college access by monitoring schools, meeting with school administrators on a regular basis, and helping schools use...

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Expert Interview

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Overcoming Fears Around Paying for College

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This school coordinator discusses strategies for conducting activities to help students and their families prepare for the financial aspects of college. Workshops help students know how to apply...

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School Example

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Walking Students Through the Application Process

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A high school teacher explains the purpose of the College Summit class. View the College Seminar Class Syllabus, College Preparation Checklist, and Parent Flyers to learn more about this class and...

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School Example

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Paying and Saving for College

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This handout, created for the University of California Early Academic Outreach Program, explains options for paying for college to students and their families. The handout includes definitions of...

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Sample Material

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College Search Form

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This chart allows students to research and compare colleges in order to find the school that best meets their needs. Students can also identify and track their progress completing scholarship...

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Sample Material

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High School Planning Calendar

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This planning calendar guides students in grades 9-12 in making the most out of their high school career. It suggests tasks, activities, and assessments students should be completing each month...

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Sample Material

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Summer 2009: Making Your Summer Count

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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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Sample Material

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College Admissions Flow Chart

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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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Sample Material

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Parent Flyers: College Application Process

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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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Sample Material

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College Preparation Checklist

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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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Sample Material

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College Seminar Class Syllabus

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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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Sample Material

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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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Sample Material

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