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UVA Selects Recent Grads to Help High School Students Navigate College Admissions

August 11, 2017

Those who have just finished their own college experiences are some of the best to guide their slightly younger peers to higher education.


Martinsville High School helping raise awareness about national campaign promoting college

May 8, 2017

High School participated in 'Better Make Room' campaign

A Statewide Approach to Service Year ─ the Virginia Model

May 1, 2017

The service year as alternative to military service for all American youth is more than a big idea. It's happening right now thanks to the Service Year Alliance (SYA) and its partnership with hundreds of service year programs throughout the nation.

What Is the Future of College Marketing?

April 13, 2017

The "typical" American college student is changing. Is Big Data equipped to keep up?

VCAC partner high school William Monroe featured in this article from The Atlantic.

UVA Partnership Puts the Dream of Higher Education in Focus

February 10, 2017

In partnership with the alumnae-run startup DreamWakers, VCAC has launched a high school classroom speaker series designed to encourage greater college attendance among low-income and first-generation Virginians.

Learning Lessons: Students hear from national meteorologist

January 28, 2017

A collaborative effort by Magna Vista High’s college advisor Taylor Dowd and science teacher Joel Bunn brought students face to face with a leading expert in the field.