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Addressing the Needs of First-Generation Students
01/27/2016
“Diverse Perspectives on First-Generation Students,” a panel discussion at the Middle States Regional Forum in Baltimore, addressed issues and challenges related to students who are the first in their families to attend college.
How to Access, Understand, and Use PSAT/NMSQT Scores
01/13/2016

This post originally appeared on the Forbes website on Jan. 12, 2016. Read the original here.

November is National American Heritage Month.
12/10/2015

Last November marked the 25th anniversary of Native American Heritage Month. This yearly celebration provides a platform for Native Americans throughout the U.S. to share their culture and traditions. In recognition of Native American Heritage Month, we’re highlighting two professional programs at the College Board that focus on supporting Native American student success.

Getting to Know Ericka Miller, College Board's new Chief of Membership, Governance, and Higher Education
12/04/2015
All Access got to chat with incoming Chief of Membership, Governance and Higher Education Ericka Miller about what drew her to the College Board, and how to choose the right climate for your next travel adventure.
"Explore College" Night at Ballou High School Gets Rave Reviews by Staff and Students
11/09/2015
The “Explore College” night event at Ballou High School in Southeast Washington, D.C., held as part of Forum 2015, was a success for students who wanted to learn more about financial aid and college admission, as well as for College Board staff.
Trends in College Application, Admission, Enrollment, Prices, and Payoff
11/05/2015
Guest Blogger Kristen Capezza, Executive Director of University Admissions at Adelphi University, captures a morning discussion at Forum titled Trends in College Application, Admission, Enrollment, Prices, and Payoff-- Read Kristen's recap!
Douglas Christiansen, chair of the Board of Trustees, presenting the College Board Medal for Distinguished Service to Education to Alma Powell
11/05/2015

There was nothing but admiration and praise for Alma Powell and her America’s Promise Alliance as she received the College Board Medal for Distinguished Service to Education on Thursday. The medal is the highest honor given to any individual by the College Board, in recognition of outstanding national leadership and service in the advancement of educational opportunity.

Darcie Campbell, school counselor at California's Carpinteria High School
11/05/2015
During this year's Forum, College Board All Access will occasionally highlight interviews with attendees to get their thoughts on the event and the work they're doing at their institutions.
11/05/2015

David Coleman hates fakery. That’s one of the first things he told the audience at his town hall discussion Wednesday afternoon at Forum 2015. He prefers to be honest, candid, forthright. And so, when he was asked about the subtle differences in administering the PSAT/NMSQT and the PSAT 8/9, he answered honestly: “I don’t have a command over the last-minute proctoring guidelines,” and he did not want to “dishonor” the importance of these technical questions by providing incomplete or incorrect information.

Helping Community College Students Transfer and Attain a Bachelor’s Degree
11/05/2015
Guest Blogger Kristen Capezza, Executive Director of University Admissions at Adelphi University, captures a discussion about transfer students, and the ability as leaders in admission to know this population well enough to help them succeed. Read Kristen's recap!

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