The Region 19 College and Career Readiness team has put together these resources with reputable websites. The content will be updated regularly as school closures throughout our region are being affected by COVID-19. Please feel free to share these resources with student support staff.
ADVi is Texas’ Virtual College Adviser! A new virtual tool to support college advising from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB). Text “COUNSELOR” to 512-829-3687 to get started.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is money to help pay for post-secondary education. Grants, work-study, loans, and scholarships help make post-secondary education affordable.
Texas Application for State Financial Aid (TASFA) – Students who are non-U.S. citizens but are Texas residents may apply for TASFA. The TASFA application must be printed and turned in/mailed to the financial aid office of the college or university the student plans to attend.
Standardized tests widely used for college admissions in the U.S. to measure a high school student’s readiness for post-secondary education:
College Board offers support for AP students affected by ongoing school closures:
Texas College Access Network (TxCAN) connects and supports college access initiatives across the state of Texas.
Texas Association for College Admission Counseling (TACAC) offer professional development for school counselors, college and career specialists who work with students in the transition from high school to post-secondary education.