Online college tools
Your gift will give a students one year of access to an online system as they apply to college. With secure accounts, students can upload their applications, personal statements, resumes, and other necessary documents for their college applications. On top of that, their teachers can track the student’s progress and upload their letters of recommendation. This tool also provides links to resources on financial aid,...
One teacher's guide
Your gift will ensure that teachers are provided the best tools to help their classes succeed. The College Summit Advisor’s Edition of the Navigator is a step-by-step guide for teachers through the college application process. In addition to deadlines, guidelines, and financial aid information, it provides concrete lesson plan ideas and links to online college access resources.
One day collaboration
Send trained College Summit staff to work in a school for one day with Counselors and teachers to build the college-going culture, share practices from other schools, review results, and strategize. With the help of innovative partners, College Summit shares valuable tools with all partner high schools including a scorecard that helps measure incremental and long term metrics of success. Building strong partnerships means that...
Train Peer Leaders
4-day college workshop
Your gift will equip students to become Peer Leaders at College Summit Workshops. Through a four-day “boot camp" for college transition, these rising high school seniors learn crucial self-advocacy skills, in addition to completing their college applications, personal statement, and learning about financial aid. These students return to their schools in the fall and inspire and motivate their peers to navigate the college transition process.
Train A Teacher
3 days of training
Your gift will help train and motivate teachers at "Educators Institutes" to guide their students through the college application process. Each teacher attends the 2.5 day training and guides students through the College Summit curriculum throughout the school year. College Summit Teachers play a crucial role in the process, as they help students manage their individual paths to college, while also serving as an example...