Keys To College

Keys to College is a comprehensive program that offers a step-by-step-curriculum, a series of podcasts, instructive college student videos, and library of resources that demystify the daunting college and financial aid search process for your family. Keys to College has been created as a branch of Rise Together, a non-profit that provides innovative programming to fully engage students remotely in the college admissions process. Rise Together has yielded a one-hundred-percent freshman acceptance rate into premier universities across the nation. Keys to College continues that innovation as a non-profit serving families and educators. We are here to help your students be successful getting into and succeeding in college. You can find links to our podcasts, videos, and resource below.

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Podcasts and Webinars

Keys to College podcasts and webinars break down the college/financial aid/scholarship search, application and acceptance process so students, families, and educators have access to the key facts needed to navigate all aspects of a student’s journey to college. Episodes are led by Gina and Jen, two veteran educators who have been carving a clear path to college for hundreds of students and families for decades.

Quick Keys Mentor Videos

Keys to College brings the college search and financial aid process to life. These two-minute video and audio recordings are represent the authentic lens and voice of current college students and recent graduates. You can use these videos to guide you through the college selection process as students provide keys to finding the perfect college fit, writing college essays, searching for scholarships, and thriving during remote learning. The videos and audio recordings are instructive, fun and engaging. They ensure a student’s quest for the perfect college sets the stage for a lifetime of success. 

Library of Resources

Welcome to a curated collection of resources designed to help you prepare for college, not only to gain admission, but to thrive once you get there. The library stores links, resources, articles and documents that support lessons discussed in the podcasts, webinars and instructional videos. This resource is frequently updates so check back often for more information!

Curriculum Details

We know a student’s junior and senior year in high school are some of the most exciting and challenging times for families. COVID-19 does not need to place any additional stress on families or jeopardize a child’s future. Allow the Keys to College in-depth curriculum to transform the college search process from contentious to an experience that strengthens a student’s network of support, leads to student success, and promotes family unity. The Keys to College Curriculum is a clear blueprint for parents and educators that guides them throughout a high school student’s junior and senior years. 

Mentor Registration

Keys to College is always welcoming college students to become mentors and/or submit two-minute instructional videos to guide families through the college search process. If you would like to share your experiences, then please register to be part of this exciting initiative.