September Edition

Welcome Back To School!

New York City is proud to participate in New York State’s College Application Week October 22-26 2018, an effort to increase the number of first-generation and low-income students who pursue a postsecondary education. So far 405 NYC high schools have pledged to help their students to apply to college and solidify their postsecondary plans. We’re excited to support your school community with these citywide college access events. This hub of College and Career Planning resources will provide you with updates in real time, so please bookmark it! You’ll find professional development opportunities, student scholarships, college fairs, toolkits, and so much more!

College Application Week Resources

  • Site Coordinator Toolkit including checklists, flyers, college application worksheet for students, sample communications to families and volunteers.
  • 2017 College Application Week Volunteer Toolkit serves as a guide for volunteers supporting students during College Application Week.
  • Order free copies of the 2018 edition of “Proof Positive: Your College Search,” a guide to college admissions, financial aid and New York’s private colleges are now available for school counselors.
  • Get StoryBuilder, a college essay builder, for your students for free.
  • Sign Up for ongoing online courses, federal aid text and in-person financial aid workshops by NextGenVest.

CUNY Resources

October To Do List



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