Welcome TO College MAP

Thank you for participating in College MAP (Mentoring for Access and Persistence), a multi-year, group-mentoring program with active sites in 32 U.S. cities, including ours!

As part of the program, you will participate in monthly sessions that cover a variety of topics around the college-going process, including:

  • the benefits of going to college
  • exploring different types of colleges
  • preparing for the SAT and ACT
  • applying to colleges
  • applying for scholarships and financial aid
  • selecting the right college and major
  • interpreting financial aid packages
  • preparing for college life
  • sharpening professional skills
  • financial literacy

Our Austin program has supported the journeys of 75 Scholars and Collegians with the help of 65 Mentors. Thanks to you, we continue to expand our program and our impact!




CITY Program Leaders

Tracy Benedict, Executive Sponsor
Jillian Hall, Access Director
Jeff Devine, Access Director
Alejandra Tordesillas, Access Director
Jeff Devine, Persistence Director

Resources

The College Board
FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
The College Scorecard
College MAP Brochure
The Common Application

Scholars and Collegians are saying...

“In college the thing you should look forward to the most is the beauty of how people that appear so different can be so much like you on the inside."
- William, Birmingham Collegian