Dedicated counselors, educators, and other stakeholders who are specifically trained in college advisement can close the gap in knowledge around higher education. Counselors are vital to a student’s academic success because they demystify the college admissions process. TC CAP-online seeks to provide targeted curriculum on college advising, improve professional competence, and increase college opportunities for underserved high school students. This program will achieve this by:

-offering a specialized curriculum in college advising with an emphasis on serving high performing and low income students
-reducing the inequities in college attendance and graduation for underserved students by training culturally competent school counselors and advisors
-creating strategic alliances and partnerships in the community to enhance outreach and service delivery
-building a well-trained, diverse, and vigorous workforce of school counselors and paraprofessionals who will serve as agents of change and social advocates in reducing disparities in higher education