Illinois

Name of Program: College Changes Everything Month
Year Program Started: 2012
Program Website: https://www.collegechangeseverything.org/ccemonth/
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Lead Agency or Organization: Illinois Student Assistance Commission
Program Coordinator: Matthew Montez
Email Address: matthew.montez@illinois.gov

Program Year: 2021 ACAC Program

Dates Hosted: September 6 - November 30, 2021
Number of Participating High Schools: 138
Number of Participating Seniors: 2,610 (est)
Number of College Applications Submitted: 6,500 (est)

Program Year: 2020 ACAC Program

Dates Hosted: September 1-November 30, 2020
Number of Participating High Schools: 87
Number of Participating Seniors: 602
Number of College Applications Submitted: 1,505 (estimate)

Program Year: 2019 ACAC Program

Dates Hosted: October 2019
Number of Participating High Schools: 180
Number of Participating Seniors: 3,645
Number of College Applications Submitted: 9,100

Program Year: 2018 ACAC Program

Dates Hosted: October 2018
Number of Participating High Schools: 197
Number of Participating Seniors: 6,800
Number of College Applications Submitted: 17,000

Program Year: 2017 ACAC Program

Dates Hosted: October 2017
Number of Participating High Schools: 121
Number of Participating Seniors: 5,923
Number of College Applications Submitted: 14,807

Program Year: 2016 ACAC Program

Dates Hosted: October 2016
Number of Participating High Schools: 123
Number of Participating Seniors: 6,425
Number of College Applications Submitted: 16,000

Program Year: 2015 ACAC Program

Dates Hosted: October 2015
Number of Participating High Schools: 138
Number of Participating Seniors: 9,200
Number of College Applications Submitted: 23,000

Program Year: 2014 ACAC Program

Dates Hosted: October 2014
Number of Participating High Schools: 98
Number of Participating Seniors: 6,600
Number of College Applications Submitted: 17,000

Program Year: 2013 ACAC Program

Dates Hosted: October 2013
Number of Participating High Schools: 89
Number of Participating Seniors: 6,030
Number of College Applications Submitted: Approximately 15,000

Program Year: 2012 ACAC Program

Dates Hosted: Nov. 12–16, 2012
Number of Participating High Schools: 33
Number of Participating Seniors: 1,987
Number of College Applications Submitted: Approximately 6,000