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Annual Survey of Colleges, 2017-18

Early decision and early action plans allow students to submit a college application in the fall (typically by November 1) with the promise of receiving a decision by mid-December.  Early decision (ED) and early action (EA) plans can be beneficial to students who have thought through their college options carefully and have a clear preference for one institution. 

College Board Regional Fellowship

​To better support the professionals in our member organizations, the Regional Councils have spearheaded the development of a new pilot program: 

John B. King

Don’t miss your chance to hear John B. King Jr., President and CEO of The Education Trust at the 2020 Higher Ed Colloquium.  King served in President Barack Obama’s cabinet as the 10th U.S. Secretary of Education. He joined the U.S.

Decoding Democracy at the National Constitution Center

“Somebody has to run the place, and soon enough, it’s likely to be you,” Justice Neil Gorsuch told a crowd of students last week at the National Constitution Center. “So read the owner’s manual.”


2019 Counselor Summer Institute

As part of on-going efforts to provide school counselors and educators with high quality professional learning opportunities, the Counselor Community Engagement team planned and delivered another successful online Counselor Summer Institute, August 6-12. Free to all attendees, the institute provides counselors and educators training to support students and families through the college admissions process.

Learning in the Fast Lane

In Learning in the Fast Lane, Chester E. Finn, Jr. and Andrew Scanlan, two of the country’s most respected education analysts, offer a groundbreaking account of Advanced Placement (AP). Learning in the Fast Lane traces the story of AP from its mid-twentieth-century origins to its emergence as a springboard to college for high schoolers nationwide, including hundreds of thousands of low-income and underserved minority students.

Landscape™: Consistent High School and Neighborhood Information for Colleges

Colleges consider many things when reviewing an applicant, including their GPA, personal essay, letters of recommendation, test scores, and more.

Net Price Calculator

When there is seemingly so much at stake, it can be hard for students and their families to relax when planning for college.

Far left: Ana Sanchez, in back: Crystal Mejia, center: David Lewis, Far right: Jackie Hoke

As thousands of counselors around the United States join a national movement to support students on their college journeys, counselor Ana Sanchez of Azusa High School in Azusa, CA reflects on just how easy it was to link her students with the College Board Opportunity Scholarships.  “