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Alyssia Coates, Director of the Office of Admissions Outreach and Engagement Recruiting at Notre Dame
10/30/2014
On Tuesday, Alyssia Coates, Director of the Office of Admissions Outreach and Engagement Recruiting at Notre Dame, and Lyssa Thaden, Manager of Partner Education at American Student Assistance, gathered to discuss the dynamics of supporting first-generation and low-income students in preparing for and applying to college.
Members learn and network at the Forum 2014 College Fair
10/29/2014
Each year, the Forum features a unique college fair in which counselors have an opportunity to meet with admission and financial aid officers from member colleges and universities across the world. Attendees are able to visit, ask questions, and build partnerships with representatives from a wide range of institutions.
College Board’s Chief of Assessment Cyndie Schmeiser, Senior Vice President of Research Jack Buckley, and Vice President of SAT & PSAT/NMSQT Stacy Caldwell discuss the redesigned SAT
10/29/2014
Curiosity drew a standing-room-only crowd of school counselors and administrators at 8:00am on Tuesday to hear from College Board’s Chief of Assessment Cyndie Schmeiser, Senior Vice President of Research Jack Buckley, and Vice President of SAT & PSAT/NMSQT Stacy Caldwell discuss the redesigned SAT.
Social Media Highlights
10/29/2014
We’re in the home stretch of College Board’s National Forum, and the conversation on social media continues to be engaging and thought-provoking. Here are some of the highlights from day two.
Advisory Panel on Student Opportunity at Forum 2014
10/29/2014

Forum attendees had the opportunity to hear from of the student members of the College Board’s Advisory Panel on Student Opportunity in a wide-ranging discussion covering topics from college search and recruitment to the redesigned SAT to access to rigorous coursework.

Khan Academy
10/29/2014
Sal Khan, Founder of Khan Academy spoke at the College Board Forum 2014 and shared the philosophy of how their modules meet students where they are, allowing them to learn at their own pace. Khan explained how the partnership with the College Board will bring his vision for a free world-class education for anyone anywhere to life by preparing all students for the PSAT and SAT. He told the group of over 1,000 educators and administrators he’d like to take education and “make it more like clean drinking water and shelter – a fundamental human right.”
Be sure to tag your social media posts with #CBForum14! You can also follow along with us @CB_Forums on Twitter and @CollegeBoard on Instagram!
10/28/2014

With day one in the bag for Forum 2014, we’ve seen a lot of healthy, inspiring conversations on social media. Here are some of our favorite posts.

Sal Khan, founder and executive director of the Khan Academy
10/28/2014
Sal Khan, founder and executive director of the Khan Academy, delivered the opening College Board Forum plenary session to a packed ballroom, sharing the story of how Khan Academy came to be and how the Khan Academy and the College Board are working together to ensure that every student has access to a high-quality education.

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