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The Readiness Project
February 10, 2017
New Calculator Shows Low-Income Students they can Afford Elite Colleges
Professor creates a quickie calculator to help students and families
July 5, 2016
Finding My Peace Through a Struggle for Justice: Steven Pacheco Part 1
First-generation college student Steven Pacheco spent a year in prison but rather than be derailed, he is now hard at work researching and advocating to improve our ...
April 22, 2016
Changing the Odds for Youth, by Design
Karen Pittman reflects on the progression of tools, resources, and leaders that are working to change the odds for entire zip codes by intentionally improving the ...
April 20, 2016
The Unexpected Trauma of Applying to College
College is a huge step in any students' career, but there are a lot of assumptions in the college process. Most of them are at the expense of students and ...
April 15, 2016
Webinar Series: Using What Works to Improve Child Well-Being
Webinar series with the Forum for Youth Investment and the Annie E. Casey Foundation who will share tools and strategies to help system leaders and ...
April 5, 2016
WEBINAR: Moving the Needle for First Generation College Students: Technology To Complement Advising For College Access And Success
Moving the Needle for First Generation College Students:
Moving the Needle for First Generation College Students: Technology To Complement Advising For College Access And Success
College credentials are in greater demand in today’s economy than ever before. College access and success advising has proven to be an effective strategy for ...
April 4, 2016
Let’s Make it Easier for Low-Income Students to Apply for Financial Aid
The issue of college affordability is usually talked about as if the problem is a lack of good information, that students and their families don’t understand ...
March 30, 2016
Slum Living: When Access as Proxy for Quality Is Life-Threatening
Stephanie Krauss reflects a trip to east Africa and the understanding of access as a proxy for quality and the necessity to improve the lives of children.
Students to Education Dept.: Small Changes Can Make Big Payoffs in Graduation Rates
Sometimes it pays for Washington officials to hear directly from the kinds of students they want to help. About a dozen students and recent graduates from ...
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