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Group Tours: Providing Access

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I know campus tours can be a great tool for access. Every year more students than I can count write about the moment they arrived at a college campus and suddenly realized that they had found the place for them. …

By Pamela Baker, Independent Admissions Consultant, Right College Choice

On the first day of my son’s freshman year I reported to a classroom full of parents by following instructions on the card I received in the mail.  I was glad …

By Gabrielle Dorsey

In 2012, President Obama created a program known as DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals), which promised to change the game for undocumented students. While there are several qualifications and restrictions for the program, generally speaking, it …

The WACAC Annual Conference (https://www.wacac.org/wacac-2016/) is just around the corner and as we all prepare for networking and professional development opportunities, I want to put a plug in for the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access Institute (https://www.wacac.org/idea/), which is a …

Guest blog by Laura Holguin, M.A., P.P.S., counselor at Leadership Public Schools: Hayward

“What is it that you are looking for in a college?” a question I often ask students on a daily basis. Their responses vary: a specific major …

By Rosario Torres

By now you should have heard major FAFSA changes are coming your way Fall 2016 for the 2017-2018 academic year.  While these changes have raised legitimate questions as to how college administrators will treat the new FAFSA, …

By Jamilla Jamison

 

Reading season is both an exciting and exhausting time for me (probably also for many of my colleagues as well). Every year I’m blown away by all the amazing things our students are able to do …

By Yamilet Medina López

 

In my continued interest of all things college admissions related, this past December provided another deep reflection period for me as I listened to oral arguments during a Fisher vs. University of Texas at Austin …