Individual Learning Plans Help Students Prepare for College and Careers

ILPs, personalized plans developed collaboratively by students and school personnel, set goals that help students focus on their academic and career futures and keep them on track.

California College Readiness Block Grants

California will increase the focus on college and career readiness at select high schools this fall. Beginning in October, the state’s Department of Education will release $200 million through its K–12 College Readiness Block Grant to prepare California disadvantaged high school students to meet admission requirements for California public universities. These grants aim to increase college attendance of underserved California high school students while providing administrators, counselors, and teachers with strategies for improving course completion rates, college readiness, and college-going rates.

What’s Happening at NACAC 2016

We are looking forward to seeing many of you at the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) annual conference this year in Columbus, Ohio. Product experts and account managers will be on hand to answer your questions in the exhibit hall. We hope you will join us for breakout sessions throughout the week.

Don’t Limit Your College Search Before It Begins: Four Things to Consider

Major decisions can be stressful and complicated, not to mention expensive: Which house in which neighborhood? Which job? Which retirement investments? This summer, many students and their families will make perhaps the most anxiety-inducing of long-term investment decisions: choosing a college.

Arizona School System Uses Technology to Improve Equity and Access in College and Career Readiness

Dysart Unified School District partners with Hobsons to help all students succeed after high school.

Five Ways to Enhance Your College Counseling Program

Thorough preparation helps students feel empowered and ready to conquer college application season. School counselors know the value of preparing students for college but the process can appear daunting. Demonstrating tips, boosting student confidence and excitement, and looping parents into the process are all strategies to enhance your college counseling program. Here are five creative ways to help students feel prepared and excited about the college planning process.

Three Ways Students Can Gain Practical Job Experience Before College Graduation

Advice from expert Jeff Selingo on ways students can gain practical job experience before college graduation.

Education News Podcast

Role-playing in the Classroom, Difficult Transitions, and Nervous Teachers

Dungeons and Dragons is a role-playing game popular in living rooms, but could it apply in the classroom as well? What does it mean to be truly prepared for college? And, once in college, should students be doing more to ready themselves for life after school?

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