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Transition and Matriculation

These articles will walk you through supporting your mentee with transitioning from high school and picking a postsecondary pathway.

Articles

After Submitting College Applications
This article is meant to provide you an overview of what you and your mentee should keep an eye out for after they submitted their college applications. If you have any specific questions, reach out directly to your Program Manager. Follow the che...
Supporting with FAFSA Verification
What is Verification? After completing the FAFSA, some students may be informed that their application has been selected for financial aid verification, which is the process that colleges use to confirm that the data reported in the FAFSA is accu...
What is Summer Melt?
Did you know that between 10 and 40% of students who plan to go to college still don't make it to campus in the fall — even if they've been  accepted and paid their deposits?   This phenomenon is called "Summer Melt,&quo...
Supporting with Postsecondary Decision-Making
A postsecondary placement decision is made by considering several factors. It’s nuanced, and you have to be prepared to tailor it to each student and family. Some of our students will only be considering colleges, some of our students are cons...
Alternative Pathways for Post-Secondary Education
This article will provide you guidance around supporting your mentee who may be considering other post-secondary options other than traditional 2-year and 4-year institutions. Consider the information below as a starting point for conversations and ...