Our college readiness-focused programming is designed to build awareness about the role of rigor in preparing students for college, to create a college-going culture within the school community and to explore the critical skills of effective college counseling for all educators.
College Access Counseling Online Offerings
|College Access Counseling Certificate||An online certificate program that fulfills the professional needs of college access counselors.|
Registration Open for Next Session: Oct. 22-Nov. 5
This online course focuses on best practices for helping students identify, consider and enroll in “match” colleges.
|Financing College: Navigating the Pathways||
Registration Open for Next Session: Sept. 10-24
This online course provides participants with the knowledge to identify and evaluate paths toward college affordability.
|Fundamentals of College Counseling||
Registration Open for Next Session: Oct.1-15
An online program to provide a holistic, core curriculum to teach the critical skills of effective college counseling.
|Letters of Recommendation||
Registration Open for Next Session: Dec. 3-10
This online course offers educators knowledge on how to best advise students, so that they can secure the most effective letters of recommendation. It also provides tips and strategies to assist educators in writing effective letters of recommendation for their students.
|The Role of the College Access Counselor||Explore methods and strategies for working with students and their families to guide them through the college search process in this online course.|
|Undergraduate Admissions Process||
Registration Open for Next Session: July 7-23
This online course explains the factors that go into the "holistic review" process of highly selective colleges and universities in the United States.
|Counseling Aspiring First Generation College Students||In this online course, you will explore the social, emotional and cultural barriers aspiring first generation college students face and must overcome in order to achieve success in their transition from high school to college.|
College Access Counseling Offerings at Rice University
|College Access Counseling Seminar|