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College Readiness


The DOE’s College and Career Readiness Benchmarks define the qualities and achievements that students need to complete in order to be ready to enroll, persist, and succeed in college, postsecondary training opportunities, and gain entry into meaningful careers. To guide and galvanize our collective efforts toward our shared goal of preparing all students for success after graduation.
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The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form that can be prepared annually by current and prospective college students (undergraduate and graduate) in the United States to determine their eligibility for student financial aid.
A state agency that helps people pay for college by administering the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) and guaranteeing student loans. HESC will use the FAFSA as part of your online TAP application.
The City University of New York provides high-quality, accessible education for more than 269,000 degree-credit students and 247,000 adults, continuing and professional education students at 24 campuses across New York City.
The State University of New York is a system of public institutions of higher education in New York, United States. It is one of the largest comprehensive systems of universities, colleges, and community colleges in the United States
College Board is an American private non-profit organization that was formed in December 1899 as the College Entrance Examination Board to expand access to higher education.
Fastweb is the premier online resource for paying and preparing for college.Since 1995, we have excelled in providing students with the resources to realize their educational pursuits, from the time they begin their college search in high school, to the day they land their first job after graduation.
NYC College Line supports New Yorkers to prepare for, get in to and complete college by connecting them to New York City-based programs as well as useful web-based resources. NYC College Line was created by Graduate NYC!, CUNY, the NYC Department of Education, and the Options Center of Goddard Riverside.
With instant access to nearly 700 colleges and universities around the world, the Common App is the most seamless way to manage the application process.
My College Options is a FREE college planning service, offering assistance to students, parents, high schools, counselors, and teachers nationwide. It is designed to assist high school students in exploring a wide range of post-secondary opportunities, with special emphasis on the college search process.
LinkFoward is your destination for the tools and resources needed to inform and coach you through the college application process. The web and mobile apps you see featured represent the best, free and near-free iOS, Android, and browser-based college access technology supports in the market.