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High School Program

College Forward believes that everyone who wants to go to college  go to college.

We help students choose the school that is the best fit for them, providing guidance throughout the whole process. Students accepted into the program receive:

Opportunities to visit colleges and interact with college students and professors.

Essay workshops and college entrance exam preparation.

Comprehensive information about college and college life.

Guidance on college selection, application, admission, financial assistance, enrollment, and staying in college.

Supported high schools for the 2019-2020 academic year

College Forward Coaches are available on-site at our partner schools in Central Texas. Current high school students who wish to earn a degree are invited to apply if they:

​Are juniors attending one of our supported high school campuses.

Are the first in their family to earn a post-secondary degree or qualify for the federal free/reduced lunch program.

Crockett High School

Connally High School

Del Valle High School

Elgin High School

Hays High School

Lehman High School

Manor High School

Manor New Tech High School

Pflugerville High School

Stony Point High School

Travis High School

2020 College Forward Program

Are you a high school junior at one of our partner high schools who qualifies for the free/reduced lunch program or would be the first person in your family to earn a college degree? Are you motivated to earn a certificate or degree after high school? Apply here to join our program!

Resources for College Access

Key resources to help you pursue your interest in college access and completion.

College Application Checklist
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College Application Checklist

When applying to schools, it’s important to stay organized and keep track of your application to each school. Review these common application steps and materials in order to prepare your complete college application, and then download your college application checklist.

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College Application Fee Waivers

There are several different types of fee waivers that come up throughout the college application process. This resource will help you understand the differences and the requirements for each type of fee waiver.

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College Application Essays
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The College Application Essay

Throughout your time at school, you’ve probably written quite a few essays. Let’s look at a few tips and strategies to really help your college essay shine and highlight everything you can contribute to your future college community!

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