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College Board in the news: Rural students face unique challenges accessing higher education
College Board president and CEO David Coleman discusses the organization's efforts to reach rural students through virtual college advising, rural counselor outreach, and more online help in a Jan. 31 New York Times article.
A note to our members: Our response to the executive order on immigration
College Board President David Coleman shares a message about the recent executive order on immigration.
Jane Fernandes, president of Guilford College, Renu Khator, chancellor of the University of Houston System and president of the University of Houston, and Raynard Kington, president of Grinnell College, and Jim Montoya, College Board’s chief of membership, governance, and global higher education and secretary of the corporation

The College Board’s Higher Ed Colloquium is never a typical conference. A unique opportunity that gathers professionals and leaders in admission, enrollment, and financial aid, the Colloquium provides a forum for many tough discussions about the state of higher education in this country. Topics range from affordability to academic rigor to race relations on campus.

An Interview with Trustee Gregg Fleisher
This January, All Access had the opportunity to chat with Gregg Fleisher, president of the National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) and one of the newest members of the College Board's Board of Trustees.
Remembering Lois Dickson Rice, "mother of the Pell Grant"
Read an obituary for Lois Dickson Rice, who died last week at age 83. Rice was known as the "mother of the Pell grant" for her role in shaping the federal grant aid program that gives money to millions of students each year for college.
Historic Numbers of New York City Students Taking and Succeeding in Advanced Placement Exams
College Board President David Coleman joined New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña on January 17 at the Young Women's Leadership School of Astoria, Queens, to highlight new data showing historic numbers of New York City students taking and succeeding in Advanced Placement exams.
2017 School Counselor of the Year Terri Tchorzynski on Trends and Advice for New Counselors
2017 School Counselor of the Year Terri Tchorzynski talked with All Access about how she entered the profession, and advice she has for new counselors just starting out.
College Education Linked to Higher Pay, Job Security, Healthier Behaviors and More Civic Involvement: New Education Pays Report

Individuals with higher education levels earn more, pay more taxes, and are more likely than others to be employed and to have job benefits such as retirement and health insurance. Adults with more education are also more likely to move up the socioeconomic ladder and less likely to rely on public assistance, according to Education Pays 2016, the latest report from the College Board’s Trends in Higher Education series.

Get a Personalized SAT Practice Plan and Give Back to Your Library
On January 18, students can help more of their peers get ready for the SAT, simply by connecting their own College Board and Khan Academy accounts and sending their 2016 PSAT/NMSQT results to Khan Academy. Learn how!