Removing Barriers for Underrepresented Students with the Access to Opportunity Program (Video)
Find out how Access to Opportunity initiatives like the All In campaign are
helping underrepresented students participate and succeed in challenging
2015-16 Counselor Webinar Series (.pdf/3.55MB) (opens new window)
Continue your professional development and receive CEUs throughout the year by attending these one-hour topical webinars. Over 40 offerings provide information on a range of topics, including college admission, college financial planning, counselor leadership, the redesigned assessments, and much more.
College Advising Essentials (.pdf/1.72MB) (opens new window)
This newly designed booklet is a collection of handouts that counselors can distribute to students as they discuss the various aspects of the college admission process. The tear-out pages make it easy to make multiple copies.
Counselor Resource Guide to the Redesigned Assessments (.pdf/1.24MB) (opens new window)
This 60-page booklet for counselors provides detailed information about the new SAT Suite of Assessments. It also includes handouts for students, parents, teachers, and administrators.
Quick Reference Guide (.pdf/609KB) (opens new window)
A quick reference guide to critical dates and programs from the College Board. This printer-friendly and condensed PDF puts all the test dates, fees, registration and contact information, and much more at your fingertips.
Access to Opportunity™ (A2O™)
A set of targeted initiatives designed to identify and break down barriers that prevent students — particularly low-income college-ready students — from applying to and enrolling in colleges that best fit their academic credentials and where they can succeed and thrive.
FREE, comprehensive college planning website that improves the college planning process for all students.
Why Not Us?
The College Board, in partnership with Roadtrip Nation, created the compelling Why Not Us? documentary. Follow the journeys of four young people—all first in their families to go to college—as they roadtrip across the country to interview inspiring individuals who were also first in their families to pursue higher education. Counselors can download the documentary, companion discussion guide, learn about the students, and view a five-minute promotional trailer.