The College Board partners with leading scholarship provider Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to help them engage a greater number of high-achieving, low-income students who have the potential to excel with the proper resources. This year's scholarship recipients include 22 scholars who were identified through College Board Student Search Service®.
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Last week, a group of higher education leaders gathered on Capitol Hill to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Bakke decision.
We know that the college application process is daunting and complex for even the most well-resourced students and families; this can be especially true for underrepresented students. Beginning summer 2019, students applying to college through the Coalition Application will be able to send official SAT and SAT Subject Test scores to colleges directly through MyCoalition, the Coalition’s online platform.
The College Board and DoSomething.org (the largest org for young people and social change) established the Youth Advisory Council to hear directly from students on how best to clear a path for students on the road to college.
The first time that Joseph met with his college adviser, Brandon Smalls, he had a clear goal in mind: attend Texas State University and become a veterinarian.
Nicole Hurd, founder and CEO of College Advising Corps, was among Time magazine's 31 trailblazers changing the south. With roots in Charlottesville, Virginia, the advising program that helps underserved students with the college application process quickly expanded to meet needs.
My family understood the respectability politics of education. That’s why my mom ironed my school clothes at the start of every week, why my pleats were always perfect, and my shoes always shined. In my mother’s eyes, I had to look the part of a scholar.
From W.E.B. Dubois’ early 20th century classic, The Souls of Black Folk, to Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s bestseller, Americanah, Black authors have undoubtedly left their mark on the literary world.
Less than half of the public can name a single Supreme Court justice, and nearly two thirds can't name the three branches of government. These are just two facts about civics knowledge that Stefanie Sanford, the College Board’s Chief of Global Policy and External Relations, shared at the opening plenary for this year’s Advanced Placement Annual Conference (APAC). Joined by Jad Amburad, host of the hit podcast RadioLab, and Stephen Meinhold, professor and chief reader for AP Government and Politics, the panel explored the intersection of civics and education.
Not even three days in the sweltering San Antonio heat could stop the College Board from bringing cool new resources and energizing professional development sessions to this year’s