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When filling out the @CommonApp, you may self-report scores for any standardized tests in the testing section. Be sure to check the testing policy for EACH of the colleges on your list! Check out this list of schools and their policies: bit.ly/3je9urp 💻q
It's been the Monday-est of Mondays, so take what you need 👇 (Take more than one, we won't say anything 🤫8l
Whether you’re a student or a teacher, it can be tough to get into back-to-school mode! That's why we've collected all sorts of stories and advice for educators on our Teachers Community Hub: bit.ly/37AloVX
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Postsecondary advising is a year-round process. Our 15-month calendar is designed to help K-12 districts & schools plan ahead and find the best resources to support their work. If you work with high school students striving for #HigherEd 👉🏾�bit.ly/3mi6Z9qSIeYV
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What’s the best advice you have for someone in their first leadership role? 🌟twitter.com/ReachHigher/st…X
“I worked as a program leader at the Korean Community Development Services Center in Philadelphia. I would say this was a really good experience for me since it was the first time I received leadership experience!” – Don Yu, COO of Reach Higher
To all the school custodial staff: THANK YOU for all your hard work to make our schools sparkle ✨ and shine ❇️ as we head back this fall. #ThankYouThursday
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We are proud to help give back to America’s veterans through the @WellsFargo Veterans Emergency Grant Program. If you or someone you know is facing a financial setback, visit hubs.ly/H0VCGy-0 to learn more and apply!
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@Wheeling_Cats College & Military wear Wednesdays is in full effect! These Wildcats stopped by the College & Career Center to show their college pride and received some swag. #DreamBig 🎓#WHScccc �3x
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"A lot of times people look at this as an admissions initiative. But what I came to value was Posse’s full idea of identifying, supporting and empowering our next generation of leaders.” Jenny Rickard, @CommonApp President + CEO #PosseLove ow.ly/9Azt50FS8uv
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Here are a few things students need to make the #CollegeApplication process a bit smoother 📝V
A strong foundation in education is critical for student success. Use our resources to prepare your youth for a healthy start this school year. 📚�obama.org/mbka/our-work/…IP
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✅ Pencils ✅ Notebooks ❓ Vaccines You’re setting them up for the best school year ever, make sure you’re also protecting them from vaccine preventable diseases by staying up to date with their #vaccines. Find guidance from @CDCgov: go.usa.gov/xFpyQ #BackToSchool
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For kids to succeed in the classroom, we need to provide access to social, emotional, and mental health support. Learn what we’re doing to help: ed.gov/roadmap #BackTogether
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As students & teachers go #BackToSchool, @NASAArtemis is going forward to the Moon!🚀🌕 Did you know high school & college students can contribute t#Artemisis missions? Artemis Student Challenges give teams real-world, hands-on experience. Ready to joingo.nasa.gov/3xN9WARWbD
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It’s the little things that matter when you accidentally forget them 😪 Use our list to make sure you’re all covered for#NationalBackToSchoolPrepDayy �Vj
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From elementary school to college, these next few generations of students are making sure to #ReachHigher than ever before 🌟 Happy#InternationalYouthDayy!1
COVID-19 has drastically altered young people's employment trajectories. See key findings on young people's perspectives about their employment experiences during this challenging time in our new infographic: americaspromise.org/sites/default/… #YoungEmployedSuccessful
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Help us wish Ana a very happy birthday today 🥳 �twitter.com/ReachHigher/st…88
“My first job was as a tour guide for Portuguese- and Spanish-speaking tourists in Florida. I loved spending time at Disney and the Kennedy Space Center. Best of all, I learned to be very efficient in packing the right amount for travel!” -@CommonApp program director Ana ✈️
Can’t you tell I’m PROUD to be a teacher?!👩🏽‍🏫💕 First day of school of Year 2 of teachi#MissCastilloi#TheProudClassl#Middleschoolteachercxmae
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It’s #NationalLazyDay and there’s only one thing to do: nothing 😌 Go ahead and take a nap, get food delivered, and catch up on your favorite reality show! Tomorrow can wait.F
Healthy schools start with healthy adults. @CompCenterNet shares strategies that support educator wellness: • Manage stress with breathing exercises • Schedule a planned “brain break” each day • Try chair yoga poses to relieve tension Read more: portal.ct.gov/-/media/SDE/CO…
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Happy #NationalBookLoversDay! We asked our staff what they're reading this summer 📚U
Make sure to register for @American_CAC's webinar happening this Thursday! 👇twitter.com/American_CAC/s…Z
School’s (almost) in session for our educators! Here are a few #ReachHigher tips to start the new #SchoolYear on point ✏️
#DYK: Each year, as many as one-third of high school grads planning to attend college don’t show up on campus in the fall – a phenomenon known as the “Summer Melt.” Here’s how to help students succeed & stop the #SummerMelt: ed.gov/content/what-s… #FactFriday
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Happy birthday, @BarackObama! Thankful to have your support throughout the years 🥳#ObamaDayy3
August is National Immunization Awareness Month! We encourage you to get caught up on routine vaccinations. August is also a critical time for those who are eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Make sure to learn more about COVID-19 vaccines here: bit.ly/2RZT4HL
Heads-up: The new @CommonApp launched yesterday. Several positive changes this year: ✅ Removal of the school discipline, military discharge, & religion Qs. ✅ Revisions to the citizenship, family, & geography Qs. ✅ Revisions to the sex/gender Qs. bit.ly/37aOwCM
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And the first first-year @CommonApp of the 2021-2022 season was submitted to @AugustanaSD! Go Vikings! The first transfer app was a tie between @MountStVincent and @mercycollege! Go Dolphins and Mavericks! #CommonAppDay
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Happy #CommonAppDay because the @CommonApp is officially open! Start exploring today via your phone through the new Common App app 📲P
“I worked in my mother’s laundromat. I quickly realized the certain things we take for granted (like clean clothes) becomes a microcosm of the world we live in. And ” –Chris Wright, @CommonApp’s VP of Member Solutions What did your first #summer job help you realize? 🧐v
"HBCUs were the first to cancel institutional debts once the federal funds were made available to do so — and that is indicative of how in touch the institutions are with the population they serve, said Lodriguez Murray @UNCF " marketwatch.com/story/behold-a…
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The Common App will officially no longer ask about students’ disciplinary records (via @CNBCMakeIt) cnb.cx/3rQ3Jmj
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Data on its own may not mean much to parents who don’t understand it. Narrative explanations, simple definitions, and high-quality translations go a long way toward ensuring that all parents can use and act on report card data. bit.ly/3u7BIWQ
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For your reading and learning pleasure, we’ve compiled a list of books to galvanize your teaching practice this summer. #summerreading #readinglist Check out the list: bit.ly/3rfchTH
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Thank you for modeling self care, prioritizing well-being, and demonstrating a whole different kind of strength, @Simone_Biles.
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#ICYMI: @SecCardona recently sat down with 2021 National Teacher of the Year @JulianaUrtubey3 to chat about the importance of engaging families and building a school community as students continue to return to in-person learning.
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Happy National Disability Independence Day! So much progress has been made, but we still need to continue advocating for our students with disabilities. Read the @chronicle’s article on education accessibility during the pandemic and what to expect after: chronicle.com/article/as-col…
Discouraging but necessary data coming from @NCANetwork. Severe impact to low-incomes students and students of color. How can this data help us ensure students are equipped to complete the #FAFSA, and have the necessary tools to pursue college. nytimes.com/2021/07/26/us/…
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“My first summer job was in a landscaping crew in Connecticut. We spent all day every day outdoors, mostly weeding. I won't say it inspired a lifelong love of gardening, but I did get to do a lot of different things.” –Mark Freeman, @CommonApp’s VP of Data Analytics & Research
Here are a few college expenses to think about as the last few weeks of summer start to wrap up 🙇 What’s one bit of advice you would offer a student who is getting ready to move to college? Let us know!1
The need for federal education investments is greater than ever. In this recent opinion piece, NCAN student advocacy fellow Jasmine Martin shares how #DoublePell "could help change my life and millions of others." #HearOurEdStories @edfunding tennessean.com/story/opinion/…
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All the kids are saying "we outsideeee" but when do educators get the chance to actually spend some time there? @edutopia shares 7 simple ways to incorporate more outside time edutopia.org/article/7-simp…
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Schools do not thrive because of programs or plans… they thrive because of the passionate educators in the building.
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What was your first summer job, and what did you learn from it? Let us know! 💭twitter.com/ReachHigher/st…R
“My first summer job was as a day camp counselor. I absolutely loved it and returned every summer for five years. I still use some of the lessons I learned then in my work and life today, namely, if it doesn't feel right, say so." –@srsowens, executive director of Reach Higher
”Teachers of color often find themselves going above & beyond the call of duty to provide instructional, emotional, & psychological supports to their students.” Read more from @ericduncan211 about the benefits teachers of color provide for all students. edtrust.org/the-equity-lin…
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