Category: College Access for All

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Time to Get Cash for College

November is Financial Aid Awareness Month. Learn how City students and families can get help paying for college through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)!

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Time to Apply to College

From October 22–26, over 460 NYC high schools are celebrating College Application Week, New York State’s annual resource event for students seeking admission to college.

Alumni to the Class of 2018: “Be Brave”

p.s. alumni asked 18 inspirational NYC alums for advice on behalf of the City’s newest high school graduates. See what they said, and share your own thoughts with the Class of 2018!

Decision Made

College Decision Day was a tremendous success! See how high schools across the five boroughs celebrated the Class of 2018!

Ready for College Decision Day?

On Tuesday, May 1, NYC public schools will celebrate College Decision Day. Follow along on social media as students, parents, and schools honor NYC’s college-bound high school seniors!

Reminder: SAT School Day is April 24

On April 24, all NYC public high schools will be providing the SAT to their juniors, free of charge.

Ready for SAT School Day?

On April 24, all NYC public high schools will be providing the SAT to their juniors, free of charge.

NYC is Ready for College

The DOE’s third annual College Awareness Day was a huge success! See how NYC students and educators celebrated the importance of going to college throughout the City’s daylong celebration on January 11.

All the Way Up

Record-high 61,800 NYC H.S. juniors took the SAT in 2017, a 51 percent increase from 2016.

Celebrate College Awareness Day on January 11

Join the celebration by wearing apparel from your favorite/former college throughout the day, and tag us at #CollegeAwarenessDay!