Demystify the Process

The college application and enrollment process is a critical moment in the K16 journey and it presents significant logistical and informational barriers. Additionally, despite the fact that we message how important “fit” is in the college-application process, the tools and systems we provide to support students in understanding that fit are either too little, too late - or non-existent. The result? Students get trapped in details, and sometimes never make it to day one of college. Or, they arrive at a postsecondary institution and don’t really know why they chose it in the first place.

How might we:

Clarify the application and enrollment journey for students so that they don’t get trapped in unnecessary barriers?

Create better tools and resources that communicate how “match-making” really happens in the college-going journey?

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Match seniors up with faculty members who can guide them through the college choice and application process and share their own experiences.

Match seniors up with faculty members who can guide them through the college choice and application process and share their own experiences.

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What if higher education was not a pre-set 4 year experience, but rather an On-Demand - Access Economy style lifetime of learning?

What if higher education was not a pre-set 4 year experience, but rather an On-Demand - Access Economy style lifetime of learning?

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Many kids think college is an unattainable foreign concept. What if students experienced college & campus life starting in 6th grade?

Many kids think college is an unattainable foreign concept. What if students experienced college & campus life starting in 6th grade?

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An online planner with entries on steps needed to take to successfully navigate the college application process.

An online planner with entries on steps needed to take to successfully navigate the college application process.

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