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Eight Components of College and Career Readiness

The Eight Components of College and Career Readiness Counseling chart a comprehensive, systemic approach for school counselors’ use to inspire all students to, and prepare them for, college success and opportunity—especially students from underrepresented populations.

Eight Components

This comprehensive systemic approach helps school counselors inspire and prepare students for college success and opportunity — especially students from underrepresented populations. The Eight Components build aspirations and social capital, offer enriching activities, foster rigorous academic preparation, encourage early college planning, and guide students and families through the college admission and financial aid processes.

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