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Trends in Higher Education Session at Forum Drew a Large Crowd—and for Good Reason
11/03/2016
Educators filled the room during the Trends in Higher Education session at the 2016 College Board Forum. Each year, educators anticipate the results of the College Board’s annual study of trends in college pricing and financial aid.
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.

College Board Announces PowerFAIDS 22.0
10/17/2016

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.

Register now! Trends in Higher Education Webcast
10/17/2016

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!

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.
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.
Who's Speaking at Forum This Year?
09/21/2016
This year's lineup includes leaders from Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, College Advising Corps, the U.S. House of Representatives, and The New York Times.
09/13/2016

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.

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