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All Access – News for Members

Bringing Official SAT Practice to Rural and Small Towns
07/31/2017

Allen Pratt, executive director of the National Association for Rural Education, recently talked with RFD-TV about the launch of California’s Official SAT Practice Rural and Small Town Challenge. 

APAC Got a Wild Start
07/28/2017

Cheryl Strayed, best-known for her New York Times bestseller, WILD, spoke to this year's AP Annual Conference attendees about her struggles in college and what they taught her.

AP Announces Expanded Student, Teacher Supports and Khan Practice for 2019
07/28/2017

During his plenary at this year's AP Annual Conference, Trevor Packer announced a new system of resources and supports designed to achieve the program’s fundamental goal: empowering students and supporting teachers to achieve genuine success. 

07/25/2017

We know that access to the internet is still not a given for all students, particularly for low-income students and those in rural areas. A new ConnectHome post takes on the "homework gap" and how access to technology can make all the difference for successfully navigating the college admission process. 

Cynthia Schmeiser, Senior Advisor to the President at the College Board, poses for a photo with Robert Brennan, E. F. Lindquist chair in measurement and Testing, Emeritus at the University of Iowa College of Education.
07/25/2017

Tim Moses, Chief Pychometrician at College Board, has been named the first Robert L. Brennan Chair of Psychometric Research at the College Board, a nationally-recognized, not-for-profit organization focused on expanding access to higher education. 

Summer Institute for International Counselors Focuses on Access, Culture and Heritage
07/18/2017

A College Board summer intern, Keanine Griggs, shares reflections from this year's week-long Summer Institute for International Counselors in New York City.

 

Research Roundup: How Universal College Admission Tests Help Low-Income Students
07/14/2017

A new article in the New York Times cites research on how adminstering the SAT for free during the school day levels the playing field and opens doors to college for low income students. 

WATCH: Michigan Students Talk Official SAT Practice
07/12/2017

See how Official SAT Practice on Khan Academy helped five Michigan high schoolers boost their SAT scores, expand their college options, earn scholarships, and more.

Steve Lindley, Associate Director of Financial Aid at St. Olaf College
07/10/2017

Steve Lindley, Associate Director of Financial Aid at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, writes for All Access about his time at the PowerFAIDS conference, and shares his takeaways on key improvements, what he’s looking forward to in 2018, and the general positive vibes shared by his fellow financial aid officers in attendance. 

A Decade of Commitment to Tribal Communities
07/06/2017

This year more than 250 teachers, counselors, higher education leaders, and policy makers gathered on the beautiful grounds of the Tamaya to honor 10 years of the Native American Student Advocacy Institute (NASAI).