In the News

UVA Selects 36 College Advisers to Help High School Students Follow in Their Footsteps

August 20, 2018

The University is deploying recent college graduates, members of the Virginia College Advising Corps, into school counseling offices around the state to work with students who might not otherwise consider higher education.

A $20 million Gift for College

May 23, 2018
An opinion piece about the importance of a college degree and the $20 million donation of former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and his wife Connie Ballmer to College Advising Corps.

Harvest Youth Board Funds College Guides

May 23, 2018
The Harvest Youth Board provides grant funds to assist College Advisers serving in Martinsville and Henry County with assisting students with college application and SAT/ACT fees

'Near Peer' Advisor Helps Nelson Students Find Path After High School

April 4, 2018
An overview about Virginia College Advising Corps and its Nelson County High School College Adviser Katelyn Hebel’s work

Hunt Institute Blog - Interview with Laura Fornash

September 11, 2017
An interview with Laura Fornash, the Senior Vice President and Co-Leader of National Education Practice, McGuireWoods Consulting and a Hunt Institute Foundation Board Member, about college access with a mention of the work of College Advising Corps

Looking Ahead: Bassett High Staff Helps With College Planning

September 1, 2017
Bassett High School’s College Adviser Ally Clement discusses the importance of planning for college, as well as mentions upcoming events to give students and their families information regarding college.