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A national initiative to increase the number of first-generation and low-income students applying to and pursuing higher education.

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#FirstGen students make up 43% of the student population at @northcentralcol. @NPR spotlights the university’s Card… https://t.co/FLB55tyuixThank you @collegefund and @ACTEquity for hosting this much-needed conversation. #NativeAmChat https://t.co/pemwkW3nKA#NMUSD Estancia High School students are College Bound! As part of the @American_CAC, Estancia seniors applied to a… https://t.co/GwPjuoah6B
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignReady for @BuenaParkHS 1st Annual College Apply Day on Nov.14, 2019. Thank you to the City @BuenaParkCA for your su… https://t.co/6LYZNiUWJy
Retweeted by American College Application Campaign @ACTEquity A6b: All institutions should track their Native student populations (big and small!) with relevant data… https://t.co/OGeNZsMHpF
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignA6. And don’t forget to include and engage families so they are informed about the process and steps their students… https://t.co/XL8VWQkVkBA6. Help students make a list and a timeline. Encourage them to write things down like important deadlines.… https://t.co/BShTB9n8qOA6. Students can be their own obstacle. Ask how you can help and check on them regularly. Remind students “college”… https://t.co/LH6NkOUQTeA5: Again, don't forget human resources! Engage the community - business leaders, CBOs, faith-based community, libr… https://t.co/xN2UnK2Mpi
Retweeted by American College Application Campaign @ACTEquity A5. We almost forgot to mention food! Whether it’s pizza, candy, gift cards to a local restaurant. Food… https://t.co/mEYz0Mc020 @ACTEquity A5. To build a college-going culture, put a map on the wall + let students mark where they apply to coll… https://t.co/UDkTmKRB6C @ACTEquity Remember counselors, college advisors and mentors can plan an important role as cheerleader and motivato… https://t.co/hrROEzqJY5 @ACTEquity A5. Native students may feel alone. Listen to them and their needs. Remind students you are there to help. #NativeAmChat 1/3Ray, thanks for pointing this out. Clearly defined goals and mutual understanding truly does help everyone involved… https://t.co/Xtpw5tqtjh
Retweeted by American College Application Campaignyes! This! Not all students can afford an unpaid internship. This is a great piece from Washington @monthly about h… https://t.co/lEMpHOgqGXA4a: Career experiential learning is part of the Native student experience at TCUs. It tracks with national trends.… https://t.co/BvGrxOtzmW
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignCheck out this resource from @DBP_news - recently updated too! https://t.co/QESw3XTI8C @ACTEquity A3c: Additionally, #tribalcollege alumni are significantly more likely than other college graduates to s… https://t.co/sHhMyPJ7rL
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignSupporting Native American Education https://t.co/pV8pHfu3zn Foundations can help support the work. #NativeAMchathttps://t.co/FyhE93R0Qt
Retweeted by American College Application Campaign @ACTEquity A3b:The @Gallup survey shows #tribalcollege alumni are twice as likely as other Native American graduate… https://t.co/dm1PhqVrrj
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignA3: This great report from @collegefund and @Gallup shows how Tribal Colleges and Universities improve outcomes for… https://t.co/gHqke0uWLP
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignA3: Tribal colleges are unique institutions that combine cultural relevance and understanding to increase education… https://t.co/7aMMNV4tXv
Retweeted by American College Application Campaign👇👇👇 https://t.co/pg0DrHkW6QBookmark or save this college-going guidebook. It's an incredible resource that all should be aware of.… https://t.co/2lYPrx8LgCA2b: Follow @NativePathways for up to date info and links to support Native Students in academic, career, and perso… https://t.co/ANsRNyulrP
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignIn partnership with @ACTEquity and @CollegeFund, we hosted a webinar introducing the Native Pathways: A College-Goi… https://t.co/qATE3wTR3QAlso, there are a number of wonderful resources online from our friends at @CommonApp, @Strive4C, @TheTalentEDProjhttps://t.co/4msFPO3hGhWe provide downloadable student resources including college research worksheets, a college application worksheet, f… https://t.co/An03k1PuY4This is a great list of groups to follow on Twitter if you don't already. #NativeAmChat https://t.co/GsLTihIi7o @ACTEquity A1. Also, counselors should advocate to remove nonessential, non-school counseling duties from their sch… https://t.co/RPdT9OH4he @ACTEquity A1. Counselors and advisors need to understand typical barriers Native students face as they navigate th… https://t.co/E1vrd8fvlJHappening now! https://t.co/CEpl1sSNjt @ACTEquity ACAC is here! We are a national initiative supporting students through the college application process.… https://t.co/kSjs8voWOPONE HOUR: We’re co-hosting a #NativeAmChat with @CollegeFund at 2 p.m., EST / 11 a.m., PST. Join us as we discuss r… https://t.co/3CUvMuGYjU
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignHAPPENING TODAY: @ACTEquity is teaming up with @CollegeFund at 2 p.m., EST / 11 a.m., PST to discuss resources, pai… https://t.co/gXuXJShgTu
11/19
2019
.@Fohi_Steelers College Application day helps prepare students for the future https://t.co/BqtvOox2a7 #WhyApply"College changes the trajectory of lives for generations. And that’s why I dedicate every day to helping increase t… https://t.co/3jRtmQ2RMwCheck this out! 200+ seniors are one step closer to college. 👏👏👏 #IApplied #WhyApply https://t.co/96ZusCRKxLJoin the #NativeAmChat with @ACTEquity and @CollegeFund tomorrow at 2 p.m., EST / 11 a.m. PST. as they discuss reso… https://t.co/V6JFvMLaFH
11/18
2019
@IDEA_PCS @uncfsu https://t.co/P6MDyeEEG0 @AcademyKaitlin @PrincipalSarah @CTgoestocollege Great job, seniors! 🎓👏🎓👏 @LVHS_Guidance @cwc_rustlers https://t.co/Fu9sde1uU5Are you #Thankful4Pell? Join @collegeaccess on Nov. 20 to discuss the state of the Pell Grant program and what we c… https://t.co/YPGbjySHhcIt’s never too late! A @NSClearinghouse report shows that in the past five years, 1 million #HigherEd dropouts retu… https://t.co/W8TnWCKC7F
11/15
2019
Apply Missouri is in its final week of college application events. Congrats to all the seniors who applied to colle… https://t.co/c6Ns1jcO8qWe’re thrilled to be hosting the #NativeAmChat with @collegefund on 11/19 at 2 p.m., EST / 11 a.m., PST. Join us as… https://t.co/Lc6syC9bVG
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignLearn how @AVID4College helps students--many who are low-income English learners who “struggle with risk-taking,” s… https://t.co/wsLs23yoqp
11/14
2019
Program helps students save on college application fees https://t.co/x3qmW4nbDu via @conwaydailysunNew research shows that large-scale nudging efforts via text have a positive influence on college-going behavior. S… https://t.co/sHZFXU5L1m.@HowardU has been part of @srsowens family tradition for four generations. In a @ACTEquity blog, learn how this r… https://t.co/YFRlmuFqQnWe're evolving the ecosystem of learning to help more people learn, measure their progress, and improve their navig… https://t.co/3jHgKahmgF
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignHas receiving a Pell Grant changed your educational or personal trajectory? 📍Join us on Nov. 20 for our… https://t.co/8SxDs5mjES
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignGood luck to all the seniors in Georgia as they apply to college this month! @GAFutures #WhyApplyGA #WhyApplyhttps://t.co/hwooadDdyFCan #earlycollege programs be a tool to increase college enrollment and completion? @sonyachristian explores how ex… https://t.co/Cw8mGPfJKI
11/13
2019
Lost River Jr/Sr students participate in @ORGoesToCollege College Application Week! https://t.co/cdK248nbTJ #IApplied @ORGoesToCollege @ochspioneers @ClackCollege @PortlandCC Wow! Look at that wall! We love it. 😍👏😍👏
11/12
2019
Secretary Rivera joined @SDoLancaster students this morning to celebrate the season = college application season!… https://t.co/UDpKYapmbI
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11/11
2019
"It is important, especially as a #firstgen student, to identify sources of support, and find ways to get involved… https://t.co/0PoJSQp8WGCongratulations to all the seniors at Kamiah HS in Idaho who applied to college during #NextStepsMonthhttps://t.co/YSO5e1jH6mHappy #FirstGenDay to millions of #FirstGeneration students who have already achieved so much! I had the pleasure o… https://t.co/5fjgrwJW58
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignHappy #CelebrateFirstGen Day! Did you miss yesterday's #IApplied chat? There's loads of #AdviceforFirstGen througho… https://t.co/9DNTlibrbvOur 8K+ host sites will be thrilled to use these new resources! Though ACAC events take place during the school day… https://t.co/jIiYHPD6Co"That’s the real opportunity in our country: to really work hard on some new and innovative ways for colleges & uni… https://t.co/UNgE0PJn8SIt's #CelebrateFirstGen Day! #WhyApply when you're #FirstGen? To be the first in your family to apply to college.… https://t.co/xiHwwwGQef
11/8
2019
We're thrilled to see @MichelleObama supporting the college application process! These new resources will be used w… https://t.co/rKGhjr9jQA @CommonApp @getschooled @BetterMakeRoom @ReachHigher That puppy tho😍 https://t.co/F3l3mCYDS2 @GUALAEmily @edpartnerships Ha! The notifications can be wild 🙃 https://t.co/hk0Jjmv5oEParents & guardians play an important role in helping their student get to college! We have some resources to hel… https://t.co/eKZCtLZZJD
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignThis concludes the #IApplied chat. Thank you to our co-hosts @GetSchooled @BetterMakeRoom and @ReachHigher for help… https://t.co/JLDfc1C7YmA7. Celebrate the completion of each step. Recognize you are taking an important step that will impact your future.… https://t.co/b6DnyQTlYYA7. After you apply to college, you’re not done. Apply for the FAFSA next. @FormYourFuture #IApplied https://t.co/GPI95BxRUW3/3 A7. Remember at least: 2 best fit, 1 “reach” school, and 1 safety school. Applying to at least 4 colleges ensur… https://t.co/pthrSGFSWF2/3 A7. Don’t be afraid to ask questions. Tell everyone you want to go to college + need their help. Say it out lou… https://t.co/7n2WwbDQgBA7. You ARE college material! There is a postsecondary experience for everyone. Talk to adults you trust – school c… https://t.co/8oIJdYYBmyQ7: Thanks for joining us today! What final advice do you have for high school students applying to attend college… https://t.co/Z0mEG0LvFwA6: School Counselors. College Advisors. Parents. Siblings. Peers. The College & Career Center at your school. Th… https://t.co/phsJygyKUm
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignA6. School counselors, college access personnel, and college admissions officers are prepared to assist all student… https://t.co/drEvT4lviWQ6: Who can provide the most help to students for their college applications? #IApplied https://t.co/natTXJgVdqGreat tip! https://t.co/6fgFr0Ic7A https://t.co/iZKVJSir9hA5: Speak with their counselors and see if they qualify for college application fee waivers. & Express interest in… https://t.co/CHz8B8jTQ9
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignA5. Determine if you qualify for an application fee waiver from @NACAC, @ACT, or @CollegeBoard. We have a College A… https://t.co/OaTiq5tnHU3. @NACAC lists eligibility for fee waivers on their website: https://t.co/TjnQkXLLCZ #IApplied2. The @CollegeBoard lists eligibility for fee waivers on their website: https://t.co/yZ0CdqUaMw #IAppliedA5. Three national resources for fee waivers: 1. @ACT lists eligibility for fee waivers on their website: https://t.co/df5j8wDPoE #IAppliedQ5: What if a student can’t afford application fees? How can students receive financial assistance to cover the col… https://t.co/PLLemj5n9gA4: Give yourself at least a few weeks to apply, if not more! You'll want to give at least 2-3 weeks notice to thos… https://t.co/5ypaRzOBuQ
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignDon't forget we have a college application worksheet found on our website https://t.co/7sY2OhoRnc #IApplied https://t.co/7RQHTzrINkA4. Filling out a college application can take less than an hour per application provided you have collected all o… https://t.co/2MLYsc4tVbA3. Some states offer a state-based application service to allow students to apply to multiple colleges within the… https://t.co/ygIciRi6SwQ4: How much time does it take to apply to college? #IApplied https://t.co/qxyFCeXmL6Worth the read! 💻 https://t.co/67YyfKg5zNA3. Good advice. You'll want to confirm if the application requires an essay or personal statement, letters of reco… https://t.co/CGcjGhx8LdA3. Some states offer a state-based application service to allow students to apply to multiple colleges within the… https://t.co/eD72ayPUoBYes! Many of our host sites use @CommonApp during their application campaign events. You can learn if the college… https://t.co/h40mgiuV1j2/2 Some institutions require essays and others do not. Most colleges require that you submit an ACT, SAT, or TOEF… https://t.co/uEFTU8Y2ZJA3. Many of the same questions can be found on all college applications such as your full legal name, social securi… https://t.co/Ip0EPbVnMcQ3: Are all college applications the same? Where can students find the application for the colleges they wish to ap… https://t.co/cLXoB3nVEYA2: #CommonApp is a great college exploration tool to help students determine what unique attributes about a colleg… https://t.co/Gpc26oh9iM
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignA2: @cgreenlight is a fantastic resource for students. Have an idea of what you'd like to see in a college campus?… https://t.co/tpwVDjN0rs
Retweeted by American College Application CampaignA2. Utilize college planning tools like: @_myoptions_, https://t.co/rT6urEFiQt, @MyBigFuture, @CommonApp Ready,… https://t.co/dGUgzL5cu6
11/7
2019

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