All Access – News for Members
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.
PowerFAIDS 22.0, the College Board’s best-in-class higher education financial aid management system, is now available—ready for FAFSA and CSS Profile 2017-18.
Sandy Baum and Jennifer Ma, co-authors of Trends in College Pricing and Trends in Student Aid, will discuss the latest findings from the 2016 reports at the College Board Forum in Chicago. Watch the webcast on Oct. 26, 1:15-2:15 p.m. CT. Register Now!
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®.
Educators looking for up-to-date information on Prior-Prior Year (PPY) are encouraged to download a new resource guide produced by the College Board and NACAC. The guide reflects discussions among counseling, admission, and financial aid professionals who devoted time to exploring the role of ethical standards in the transition to PPY. Practical hands-on guidance and case studies are highlighted in the guide.