For students whose families and friends do not have college-going experience to share, applying to college can be challenging. School counselors can fill the gap, but in many schools—especially those serving students most in need—counselors are spread thin.
A NASBE policy update (October 2017) explores the ways state boards of education can address the challenges school counselors face and better support student transitions after high school.
This self-paced, foundational program offers two-and-a-half hours of lively, engaging learning. It’s a comprehensive introduction to a subject that grows more important every day.
Financial Aid 101 includes seven easy-to-use learning modules packed with information on subjects like loans, grants, scholarships and work study available from public and private sources. The program features informative graphics and videos, as well as occasional quizzes to help you measure your progress.
Developed for entry-level professionals in either the counseling or admission field, this interactive course tackles the fundamental concepts and best practices on which you can build your professional knowledge base, expand your current skill set, and help further your career.
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Information for students, parents, and counselors about student engagement levels at postsecondary institutions, including Pocket Guide.
Curricula training manual for counselors and others who work with underrepresented and underserved students (grades 7-12). Sections include resources for middle school, early high school, and late high school.
List of NACAC National College Fairs where students and parents can meet with admission representatives
Flyer for students about the four steps of college applications: 1) Preparing; 2) Researching; 3) Applying; 4) Deciding
This webinar will highlight best practices for supporting undocumented students during each phase of the college search process, and will also explore policies and procedures that assist on their journey to graduation.
This webinar will discuss the program’s vision and mission, the scholarships available to students, what students can expect in ROTC and methods for fostering future career success in military and civilian careers.
Professional development webinars for NACAC members.
Provides searchable outcomes data of students at 2/4-year institutions, including retention, graduation, salary, and debt. Also provides ranking/performance measures.