Join Our Movement
I am College Track. You are College Track. We are College Track.
First-generation college graduates are transforming communities all over America. We are on a mission to advance this movement and live up to our values as a nation.
We believe in the collective wisdom of our communities and in the power of partnership to help us achieve a more just and equitable world.
Whether you’re a student, parent, volunteer, partner, or civically engaged individual, we need your help to build a movement that is grounded in the enormous potential of today’s youth and the value of their voice.
Let’s make college graduation a reality.
Your interest in College Track shows a desire to know more about what it takes to get into college and graduate. We believe students like you have the determination, talent, and skill to create success on your own terms.
If you’re ready to work towards your goals, we’ve got the resources and support to help you get there.
We know you want the world for your child. We do too.
From now until the day your child graduates from college, your entire family will learn and grow in new ways. Whether you’re filling out financial aid forms, hearing about the challenges of college life, or watching your child walk across the stage on graduation day, your support throughout this journey is critical.
We partner with you to ensure success at every turn.
Our program is so much more than academic, financial, and social-emotional preparation for college. We want our students to discover their passions, challenge their thinking, and understand their role in the community at-large.
We provide a variety of opportunities for passionate individuals with unique skills to volunteer at their local College Track center. Whether you’re looking for a one-time role or ongoing participation, we can offer a position that showcases your talents and fits within your busy schedule!
As an educator or educational leader, you understand the complexities around creating opportunities for first-generation students from low-income communities. College Track works closely with educational institutions of all shapes and sizes to provide critical resources to our students throughout their 10-year journey.
Whether we’re collaborating on a students’ curriculum or sending a group of students to tour your campus, we rely on your thought leadership to move our work forward.
- Shepherding partnerships with local middle & high schools
- Offering financial support for College Track programming
- Providing use of facilities for events and recruitment
- Data sharing on student outcomes and goals
MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOLS
- Hosting student recruitment events
- Ongoing communications with College Track advisors
- Collaborating on students’ individualized academic plans
- Promoting college fairs and campus tours
- Fly-in weekends for campus tours
- Visiting centers for college fairs and information sessions
- Access to college-ready first-generation students
- Financial aid support, meeting up to 100% of students’ needs
College Track’s Career Discovery Externship Program introduces our students to the professional work environment early, exposing them to networking opportunities and making the connection between what they’re studying and possible career trajectories.
As a College Track Corporate Partner, you have the opportunity to host a group of high school or college students at your offices for a full-day of learning and exploration.
With the support of your team, our students can learn about different industries and how to succeed in fields where first-generation youth from low-income households have been underrepresented.