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3 Steps to College Planning & Career Success

College Admissions Made Easier

The pathway to college can often be overwhelming for parents and students.

 

As families face rising tuition costs, an ultra-competitive admissions process, a confusing financial aid system and a challenging job market for graduates, proper planning has become more important than ever.

 

That’s why Partners For Achievement created the 3 Steps to College Planning and Career Success program – a focused, comprehensive and customized plan designed to help your family achieve the best results every step of the way.

 

 

Step 1
COLLEGE PLANNING
Admissions & Applications
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Step 2
PAYING FOR COLLEGE
Financial Aid & Scholarships
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Step 3
STUDENT MENTORING
College Transition & Career Readiness
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upcoming Workshops

Attend a free 3 Steps to College Planning & Career Success PFA workshop and learn the strategies to: build a great school list and improve admissions potential; maximize merit money, financial aid and win scholarships; select a major, graduate on time and land a great job.

All Workshops

  • 3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success

    A 60-minute workshop designed to educate families about the best practices and key deadlines of the college planning process by covering topics including college admissions, paying for college, college transition, professional development and career planning. Free and open to the public.

  • College Major and Career Assessment

    This workshop provides an in-depth exploration into the student's interests and aptitudes helping identify potential college majors and career options. Private workshops for PFA students and parents.

  • Resume Building and Scholarship Search

    Your resume is a high-def snapshot of you. It's a powerful tool for applications, college visits, internships and more. Our Resume & Scholarship Workshop will help you craft a great one. And, you’ll learn how to find the right scholarships for your strengths and qualifications. Private workshops for PFA students and parents.

  • Essay Writing

    Your college essays can get you into your top school and earn scholarship money. Work with our essay specialists and learn how to choose a topic, organize your thoughts and write a compelling essay. Private workshops for PFA students and parents.

PFA student achievement

Academic Performance

75%
National percentage of freshmen accepted to top choice school
– UCLA Higher Education Research Institute
81%
PFA students accepted to their first choice college
100%
PFA students accepted to one of their top 3 choices