What Studies Say About College Readiness

The Education Writer’s Association devotes this research brief to the research into efforts to ensure that the majority of the country’s young people receive a K-12 education that truly prepares them to succeed in college.

Preparing Students for College: Students and Part-Time Work

For some students, especially those in traditionally underserved populations, taking a job is not a matter of choice, but necessity. They need to work to save for college or even to supplement family income. Counselors should help students who have a real need to work improve time-management skills and seek employment that helps their educational goals.

What Works for First-Generation College Students

The Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education researched the unique supports first-generation students need to succeed in college.

5 Strategies for Leading College Readiness Programs

Read on for the five strategies that leading college readiness programs all follow. These include engaging students year-round and meeting parents and guardians where they are.