The CollegeBoard, located online at CollegeBoard.org, is a non-profit organization who says their mission is to be committed to excellence and equity in education, especially as it concerns college readiness.
According to their website, the CollegeBoard is dedicated to championing “innovation, equity, and excellence” through their work in three different categories: College Readiness, College Connect and Success, and Advocacy.
They define College Readiness as meaning that every child has access to a high quality education and is prepared to succeed in college. To this goal, they promote curricula, help develop assessment tools, and create district and guidance resources.
Perhaps the most well known program of CollegeBoard.org’s College Readiness branch is Advanced Placement, the advanced courses available at the high school level which allows students to take collegiate level exams and, if they attain a certain score, earn college credit.
However they also have ReadiStep and SpringBoard, which are programs aimed at younger students which encourage college readiness paths and skills before they enter high school.
Their College Connection and Success branch includes resources, tools, and services to students, parents, colleges, and universities in the areas of college planning, recruitment and admissions, financial aid, and student retention.
Finally, their Advocacy branch supports educators in building college-going cultures, improving college affordability and financial aid awareness, as well as providing a roadmap to educators and policymakers on college admission and completion rates.
CollegeBoard.org also provides programs to help ready students for particular collegiate level exams, such as the SAT, AP, and CLEP.
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