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Connecticut's Voice for Access

Increasing student access and success in postsecondary education

A national initiative with a goal to provide every graduating high school senior the opportunity to apply to college during the school day and hours.

College Application Campaign

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The College Advising program places recent college graduates who are well-trained, dedicated, near-peer college advisers in high schools.

FAFSA Campaign

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Inspired by the NCAA's National Signing Day, the goal of College Decision Day is to recognize high school seniors for their postsecondary educational plans.

Decision Day

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Our Programs

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Upcoming Events

To increase college readiness, participation, and completion in Connecticut, particularly among low-income students, first-generation college-going students, and students of color.

Our Mission

  • Oct 2 - 15. Time is TBD
    Oct 2 - 15. Time is TBD
    Oct 2 - 15. Time is TBD

Upcoming Events

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The Connecticut College Access and Advising Network (CCAN), an initiative of Higher Heights Youth Empowerment Programs, is part of the American College Application Campaign and operates as a sustainable network of agencies and organizations working collaboratively to increase student access and success in postsecondary education.

About CCAN

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Register to be a 2023 host site

The college campaign provides hands-on assistance to high school students with the college application and Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) completion process, ensuring that each participating student submits at least one postsecondary application.

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