Past Social Media
Current college students @maciasbella.ny and @n.frederick_ joined ACAC Director @lasommer for a candid conversation about their college experiences to help us celebrate College Application Month!
Postsecondary education and career training are the best pathway for long-term success and a lifetime of opportunity. With the onset of COVID-19, educators were forced to prioritize the more immediate needs of their students, staff, and the community. This Twitter chat focused on the impact of that shift on college and career readiness, especially for Black and Latinx students and students of low-income background, and what it looks like during this extraordinary period of recovery. Leaders in the field discussed the trends seen nationally at the state level and how they should help inform their action plans.
Many schools and communities will host a College Signing Day (or Decision Day) celebration on or around May 1 to celebrate seniors selecting which college they will attend. The goal of the #SigningDayChat is to share best practices for planning and organizing a virtual event. Learn from fellow college access professionals and national partners who have successfully organized virtual events to celebrate their seniors.
On January 23, 2020, we discussed the value of mentoring, resources available, and why it is important for students' success and an equitable education.
Join us as we answer the top questions young people applying to college have asked and share resources and tips to help students through the college application process. It’s not too late to apply! High school seniors or anyone interested in applying to college as well as school counselors, college access and success professionals, college advisers, and program directors at youth-serving organizations are encouraged to participate.
The college application process can be intimidating, especially for those who will be the first in their family to go to college. During the #WhyApply (to college) Twitter Chat, we will discuss how college access professionals can encourage high school students to apply to college and how to break down the application process. School counselors, college access and success professionals, college advisers, and program directors at youth-serving organizations are invited to attend.
Just because it’s summer, it doesn’t mean rising juniors and seniors should not be thinking about their future. They should learn more about college options to identify which are the best-fits. Students can use this summer to organize their approach to college admissions. This chat will focus on how to think ahead and how students can take advantage of summer by managing their time with an eye on college admissions. Hosted by: ACAC, America's Promise, Big Future, College Find Me, and National Summer Learning Association