Individual guidance supports financial aid form completion

Human - Human behavior

Completing a financial aid application – such as the FAFSA or WASFA – opens the door to almost all scholarship and grant opportunities to pay for education after high school. But the complexities of the...


Students get deeper HSBP experience through school + community partnership

Product - Product design

The High School and Beyond Plan process is a graduation requirement that supports students in exploring their interests, planning high school coursework that is aligned to those interests, keeping track of major assessment scores, and...


Driving up FAFSA/WASFA completion rates with data, partnerships, ongoing support

FAFSA - Student financial aid in the United States

Schools and community partners have had to get creative throughout the pandemic to continue supporting students’ and families’ needs for learning and other resources. One area where creativity is blossoming: Financial Aid Advising Day, which...


How students reengage and achieve their goals through Open Doors

Lake Washington Institute of Technology - Glasses

In fall 2018, Che Teeters enrolled in the Open Doors program at Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) after talking to an advisor at LWTech. Teeters had not graduated high school, a step that was...


Campaña de vuelta a la escuela: 3 recursos para empezar el año escolar con fuerza

Stock photography - Image

A pesar de las dificultades de la pandemia, las familias siguen comprometidas a apoyar las esperanzas y los sueños de los estudiantes, incluyendo que asistan a una universidad de dos o cuatro años en el...