In action: College Application and Exploration Week across West Virginia

Hedgesville High School wrote an article about College Application and Exploration Week in their monthly newsletter outlining events that would take place during the week. Wirt County High School Higher Education Readiness Officers (HEROs) wrote why they chose to pursue a college education on their #ReachHigher cards. Hedgesville High School Higher Education Readiness Officers (HEROs) helped prepare signs for activities … Read More

Weekly Tip Sheet – October 25

Recruit students to help you spread the word! Students are usually eager to lend a hand if their phones are involved. Encourage students to tweet and post about College Application and Exploration Week activities on their social media accounts. (If their posts are public and they tag us, we will help spread the word, too!) Heads up! Plan to share … Read More

Weekly Tip Sheet – October 18, 2016

Use these tip sheets! These weekly newsletters will provide you with tips and tricks to make College Application and Exploration Week a success in your school. Feel free to use the information in the newsletters to create college chatter within your school. Be sure to tell us about your experiences during College Application and Exploration Week using the form provided … Read More

In action: College Application and Exploration Week across West Virginia

Hedgesville Middle School teachers made a wonderful video to share their college experiences with students. Williamson K-8 teachers have written awesome scripts informing students of college options through school wide theme days. West Virginia Wesleyan College has led the way in promoting the #WhyIChose campaign on Twitter. Matewan PK-8 worked with the Williamson Daily News to secure a great story in ... Read More

How one Chicago high school built a college going culture

American Public Broadcasting, Market Place: When it’s time to change classes at George Washington High School on Chicago’s southeast side, students don’t just hear a bell. Bands like U2, Florence and the Machine, and Maná blare over the intercom. “It’s really fun to have music in the background,” said senior Ariana Aguielera. “It just kind of pumps us up throughout ... Read More

Win tickets to see Bill Nye the Science Guy by sharing your college story!

Share your college story. Win tickets to see Bill Nye the Science Guy! Share your college decision during West Virginia's College Application and Exploration Week, and we'll enter you for a chance to win two free VIP tickets to see Bill Nye the Science Guy in Charleston on November 19! October 19-23, 2015 is College Application and Exploration Week in ... Read More

Around WV: College Application and Exploration Week in action

Princeton Middle School is integrating a variety of college exploration lessons into their daily schedule. View their detailed plans. Summers County High School has created an awesome bulletin board they plan to use to post photos and names of students who apply to college. Little Eagle Child Care Center (a pre-school!) has a jam-packed agenda to help youngsters learn about ... Read More

Ideas and updates for College Application and Exploration Week

College Application and Exploration WeekTip Sheet - October 14FAQWhat is this thing? Some schools received these items in their event toolkits. Since then, many of you have emailed and asked us "what is this thing?!" Answer: It's a cell phone wallet! Peel off the sticker and place it on the back of a phone to carry ID cards, debit cards, ... Read More