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College Board Overview

The College Board Resource Guide: Ensuring College Readiness for All Students

A comprehensive guide to key College Board programs, resources, conferences and more — for K-12 educators and students.

At Your Fingertips

A quick reference guide for key dates, deadlines and contact information for College Board programs and services.

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Presentation for New Counselors

Download a presentation specifically designed for counselors with 2 years or less of high school counseling experience.

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SAT Counselor Resource Center

Featuring the new SAT Counselor Toolkit, this site has everything you need to get students ready for test day and beyond. Includes: student and parent outreach templates, test security information, a college planning presentation, SAT Counselor Registration Report access, SAT Subject Test Fee and Waiver information, and much more!

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.

Apply to Four or More Resources

View the "10 Things Effective Counselors Do to Help Students Apply to 4 or More Colleges" flyer. This helpful flyer includes links to valuable resources.

 

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BigFuture

New FREE, comprehensive college planning website that improves the college planning process for all students.

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AP®

AP Students website

A new online home for AP students that provides student perspectives on the AP experience, information about AP courses and exams, access to AP scores, and a college credit policy search tool.

ShareAP

A page for AP Coordinators, school counselors, and administrators with resources to inform and inspire students and parents about AP.

AP Coordinator Community

An online collaboration space where AP Coordinators can connect with colleagues, share resources, and discover and exchange ideas.

AP Coordinator Tutorial

A series of brief videos to give new AP Coordinators an overview of their responsibilities before, during, and after the AP Exam administration.

AP Testing Area

The Testing area of the College Board professionals website contains a wealth of information and resources for AP Coordinators and proctors.

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Accuplacer

ACCUPLACER website

Students and professionals can easily access resources on the Accuplacer program.

Prepare for ACCUPLACER  

Students can improve their academic skills by taking advantage of the learning tools that ACCUPLACER offers.

CLEP

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Interactive CLEP website where students and professionals can easily access resources on the CLEP program.

CLEP Exams  

Inform students of what to expect on a CLEP exams and preparation materials.

CLEP Materials for Students  

Keep your students and staff informed about CLEP with an array of free brochures, bulletins, posters and more.

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National Office for School Counselor Advocacy

NOSCA Home Page

The College Board’s comprehensive professional site for school counselors with the goal to provide tools, information and materials that can be immediately used by school counselors.

School Counselor Guides to NOSCA’s Eight Components

Tools for implementing a comprehensive college and career counseling program for grades K–12 with best practices for school wide implementation of the Eight Components.

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Financial Aid

2014-15 PROFILE Student Guide

This guide provides the basic information needed to complete a PROFILE application.

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE®

The fast, easy, convenient and secure way to apply for financial aid.

Net Price Calculator

Help your students find clear, customized and consistent information about college costs.

My College Dollars

A Facebook application that utilizes information from a user’s Facebook profile – including age, gender and state – to connect students with targeted financial aid opportunities.

PSAT/NMSQT®

PSAT/NMSQT Downloads Page

Parent, student and teacher resources provide information on the benefits of, and preparing for, the PSAT/NMSQT.

AP Potential™

Expand access to rigorous courses. AP Potential is a free Web-based tool that allows schools to generate rosters of students who are likely to score a 3 or higher on a given AP Exam.

PSAT/NMSQT Ordering

An Education Professional account offers access to many College Board programs and services, including PSAT/NMSQT.

Summary of Answers and Skills (SOAS) Report

Delivers valuable school performance information to evaluate curricula and improve instruction.

PSAT/NMSQT Resources and Next Steps

For more information about PSAT/NMSQT reports and tools.

ReadiStep™

ReadiStep Information Sheet

Learn more about ReadiStep including what it measures, and how students, parents and educators can benefit from the results.

ReadiStep Website

ReadiStep is a middle grades assessment that measures the same skills as PSAT/NMSQT and SAT and helps teachers provide the guidance students need to start preparing for high school and college.

SAT®

SAT Counselor Resource Center

Featuring the new SAT Counselor Toolkit, this site has everything you need to get students ready for test day and beyond. Includes: student and parent outreach templates, test security information, a college planning presentation, SAT Counselor Registration Report access, SAT Subject Test Fee and Waiver information, and much more!

SAT Student Site

Everything your students need to know about the SAT.

SAT Downloads and Materials Ordering

Download SAT publications and view important information such as the Counselor’s Guide to SAT Program Fee Waivers.

Advising and Admission Handbook for the SAT and SAT Subject Tests

Comprehensive information regarding the SAT and SAT Subject Tests for educators to assist students on the path to college.

Student Search Service®

Student & Parent Portal

An online resource to help students and families understand SSS®. It includes information on what students can expect, how to opt in, and what we share with participating colleges.

Services for Students with Disabilities

SSD Website

Find information about accommodations, document requirements and process

Special Opportunities

Gaston Caperton Inspiration Awards

Nominate your school to be one of three of America's secondary schools recognized for outstanding college-preparation programs and partnerships among teachers, parents and community organizations. Your school could receive $25,000 and up to five schools each receive $1,000 honorable mention awards.

Bob Costas Grants for the Teaching of Writing

Nominate a teacher (grades 6 through 12) to receive this award and a grant of $3,000 for doing an inspiring job of teaching their students to write and who will benefit most from a grant to enhance a successful project.