12 Reasons to Stay in Illinois 2015-2016

12 Reasons to Stay in Illinois

This document is an admissions guide for the state universities in Illinois. It provides counselors with current information about each state university, while the accompanying chart presents comparative admission, cost, curricula, and other relevant information.

Admission Essay

The Admission Essay

The Admission Essay is the newsletter of Illinois Association for College Admissions Counseling. Inform us of a job change or promotion to be published in the Movers & Shakers column.

College Admission Update

College Admission Update

The College Admission Update communicates up-to-date, key information about colleges and universities to high school counselors, students, and parents.  Published annually in September, the Update is an important resource that allows counseling professionals to have vital statistics and information for a large number of institutions at their fingertips.

Undocumented Guide Dreamers Welcome

College Advising Guide for Undocumented Students The College Advising Guide for Undocumented Students is designed to provide assistance to the high school counselors in Illinois who work with undocumented students. It is our hope that through outreach and greater access to accurate information, college will be possible for all who want to attend.

High School Counselor Toolkit

High School Counselor Toolkit

Allows members to share resources they use during the school year. Help others by providing documents you created about the college search process, freshmen/sophomore/junior nights, financial aid presentations and handouts, and any other resources that you think other schools might benefit from using. Or, download and utilize the materials already prepared by others and adapt them for your use.

Illinois College Fair Calendar

Illinois College Fair Calendar

The Illinois College Fair Calendar include listings for IACAC Illinois Regional College Fairs (IRCF), IACAC Recognized, NACAC, the City of Chicago, and community colleges hosting transfer programs.

State Universities in Illinois At a Glance 2015-2016

State Universities in Illinois – At a Glance

This document provides a summary of minimum high school course requirements for admission of freshman to Illinois public universities.

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Step by Step / FCCT Manual

NACAC’s has combined the Guiding the Way to Higher Education: Step-by-Step to College Workshops for Students curricula with resources from the Families, Counselors and Communities Together (FCCT) manual to create the new Step by Step: College Awareness and Planning for Families, Counselors and Communities.

Summer Enrichment Programs for Students

Summer Enrichment Programs for Students

A crowd-sourced list of summer enrichment programs for students. Colleges are encouraged to submit their programs to the list.