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All Access – News for Members

5 Ways to Encourage Native American Students to Pursue a College Degree
11/07/2016
At Forum, Ángela Garcia, Executive Director of College and Career Access at the College Board, hosted a roundtable discussion about fostering a college-going culture among Native American students.
Digital Transformation, Seamless Assessment, and a Golf Habit: A Conversation with Denny Way
10/31/2016
All Access talked with Denny Way, College Board’s new Chief Research Scientist, Digital Transformation, who came on board this month to lead our work to develop and deliver digital assessments.
College Board Forum: Smart Girls Change the Narrative
10/31/2016
College Board President and CEO David Coleman kicked off this year’s Annual Forum with both a commitment and a call to action: “The next generation of students needs to be confident they can own their future. That’s what the College Board must be about. That’s what we will be about.”
10/25/2016

New resources are available to help school counselors and college access advisors assist students during the college admission process.

The Council of National School Counseling and College Access Organizations has launched a new website (http://schoolcounselingcollegeaccess.org/) containing tools for college advising.

Share your knowledge at the 2017 A Dream Deferred and Prepárate Conferences
10/06/2016
We are seeking proposals for the 2017 A Dream Deferred™: The Future of African American Education and the Prepárate™: Educating Latinos for the Future of America conferences.
White House Honors Three College Board Partners
10/04/2016
On September 30, three College Board partners—Kim Cook, Nicole Hurd, and Daniel Porterfield—were named “White House Champions of Change for College Opportunity.”
College Board Launches Next-Generation ACCUPLACER Tests
10/03/2016
The College Board’s next-generation ACCUPLACER placement tests are now available, with redesigned reading, writing, and math content.
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College Board Releases 2016 Program Results
09/29/2016

This year's report shows a surge of students are taking the new SAT Suite of Assessments, creating an opportunity pathway for more than six million students. SAT participation increases for test-takers in 2016; and 1.7 million are using free Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy®.

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.

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