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Members Host “Arriba FAFSA Family Night” in Colorado
09/26/2016
This fall, Deb Thyng Schmidt, college advisor at Longmont High School in Colorado, and Tom Biedscheid, director of student financial services at Colorado State University (CSU), worked together to make the transition to the 2017-18 FAFSA easier for families in their community.
Who's Speaking at Forum This Year?
09/21/2016
This year's lineup includes leaders from Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, College Advising Corps, the U.S. House of Representatives, and The New York Times.
09/13/2016

Educators looking for up-to-date information on Prior-Prior Year (PPY) are encouraged to download a new resource guide produced by the College Board and NACAC. The guide reflects discussions among counseling, admission, and financial aid professionals who devoted time to exploring the role of ethical standards in the transition to PPY. Practical hands-on guidance and case studies are highlighted in the guide.

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RSVP for 9/20 Book Talk and Panel: "Matching Students to Opportunity"
09/06/2016
All members in the Washington, D.C. area are invited to join the College Board for a book talk and discussion on September 20, 9:30-11:00 am ET.
Members in the News: Trustee Michael Sorrell and His “Labor of Love”
09/06/2016
Michael Sorrell, president of Paul Quinn College and College Board Trustee, was featured in Washington Monthly's September/October 2016 issue.
Two College Board Partners Named "Most Innovative People in Higher Education"
08/31/2016
Two of our partners topped Washington Monthly's "Sixteen Most Innovative People in Higher Education" list—Nicole Hurd, founder of College Advising Corps, and Dan Porterfield, president of Franklin & Marshall College and College Board trustee.
How Starbucks Serves Its Students
08/30/2016
More than seventy percent of Starbucks employees are students or aspiring students. Thanks to the Starbucks College Achievement Plan, they can now earn a bachelor’s degree through Arizona State University — with full tuition reimbursement for all four years.
Happy 30th Anniversary ACCUPLACER
08/29/2016
This year, ACCUPLACER celebrates its 30th anniversary. Throughout its three decades, ACCUPLACER has provided institutions with immediate and accurate results on their students’ strengths and weaknesses in core subjects, while delivering reliable data to aid in college course placement.
Implications from Fisher II: New Guidance from the Access & Diversity Collaborative
08/23/2016
The Access & Diversity Collaborative has studied the most recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas and summarized the Court’s guidance regarding race-conscious enrollment practices.
08/17/2016

Christiansen was featured in an NBC News article entitled, "Dreading Writing Your College Application Essay? Tips From the Pros."

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