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College Board Overview

View the Workshop Presentation
If you can’t attend a local or online workshop, you can view this chapterized, self-paced, audio-enabled presentation at your convenience on any device connected to the Internet.

PDF IconA Quick Reference Guide (.pdf/508KB)
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.

PDF IconWhat’s New for 2014-2015 (.pdf/1.59MB)
This brochure outlines all the College Board programs’ key updates and changes that every counselor needs to be aware of for the 2015-2016 school year.

PDF Icon10x10 - The 10 things Counselors can do... (.pdf/927KB)
With 10 Months left to apply to college, here are the 10 things counselors can do to help their students. This resource helps provide students with tips and checkpoints to keep on track throughout the college application process.

SAT Resource Center for Educators
Featuring the 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.

All In Campaign
The College Board’s All In campaign aims to ensure that every African American, Latino, and Native American student who is ready for rigorous work takes an AP course or another advanced course.

PDF Icon4 or More™: 10 Things Effective Counselors Do (.pdf/560.53KB)
This resource helps you help students find at least four colleges that are a good academic fit. It includes links to valuable resources.

College Application Fee Waivers
Every income-eligible student who takes the SAT will receive four fee waivers to apply to college. This initiative is possible thanks to the generosity and trust of both member and nonmember colleges.

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

Advanced Placement®

AP Students Website
An 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.

Share AP
A page for AP Coordinators, teachers, 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.

ACCUPLACER

ACCUPLACER Website
Students and professionals can easily access resources about ACCUPLACER.

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 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.

Financial Aid

PDF Icon2014-15 PROFILE Student Guide (.pdf/505.83KB)
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 that 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

PDF Icon ReadiStep Information Sheet (.pdf/895.66KB)
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-school 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 Resource Center for Educators
Featuring the 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.

PDF Icon Advising and Admission Handbook (.pdf/1.66MB)
Comprehensive information regarding the SAT and SAT Subject Tests for educators to assist students on the path to college.

Student Search Service®

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

Services for Students with Disabilities

Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD) Website
Find information about accommodations, documentation requirements, and process.