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College Readiness

After graduation, what next? Learn about preparing students for college admission and helping them stay in college once they get there.

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A sketch against an orange backdrop of five high school students, three girls to the left and two boys to the right, walking side by side. Their backs are facing us. They are all wearing backpacks.

Resources and Downloads to Support College Readiness

Discover resources and information -- including downloads from schools -- related to developing the awareness, knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will prepare students to enroll and succeed in college.

New Evidence: Deeper Learning Improves Student Outcomes

A new study by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) provides a comprehensive look at schools utilizing deeper learning strategies and structures to educate their students.

Gaming the College Admissions Process

College prep and admissions are serious business, but gamifying the process may just help middle and high school students understand the challenges and find solutions.

Brainteasers and College Readiness

Ten traits for college readiness and how brainteasers prepare for the kind of thinking universities demand.

A Strategy for Discovering and Describing Student Accomplishments

Jennifer Bernstein, college professor and application coach for high school students, writes about preparing students for admissions essays by leading them to examine the value of their experiences and accomplishments.


Failure Is Essential to Learning

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College Readiness: Learning Collaboratively

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College and Career Readiness: Redefining Ready

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Failure Is Essential to Learning

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College Readiness: Learning Collaboratively

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College and Career Readiness: Redefining Ready

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Online Applications: A Hit with College Hopefuls

The benefits of applying for college online.


Combating Senioritis: How to Keep Soon-to-Graduate Students on Task

The best way to motivate seniors who've cut their jets is to treat them like adults.

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Students Applying to College Must Apply Themselves -- But Relax, Too

A dean of admissions gives reassuring advice.

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Open Door Policy: College Success Portfolio Defenses

Blogger Bob Lenz describes how Envision offers other educators a chance to observe their schools several times a year to witness their innovative assessment model.

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