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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.
  • Register now for the ACM Counselor Institute & Luncheon in Denver on October 3, 2016!

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: