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For High School Students and Guidance Counselors

Information about the ACM colleges

College Guides

Download any of these two-page College Guides in PDF format:

Resources for guidance counselors

ACM Counselor Institutes

  • Finding Fit in Selective College Admissions - ACM has sponsored professional development Institutes for counselors in Chicago, Denver, and Los Angeles. Visit the ACM Counselor Institutes webpage for links to presentations and resource materials from the Institutes.

College Guides

The two-page College Guides (see the links above) are available to download, copy, and distribute to your students and their families. The College Guides cover topics such as going to a college fair, visiting a campus, writing a college application essay, and asking colleges about financial aid.

Two additional College Guide handouts give advice for counselors and teachers on writing recommendations for students applying to college: