AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

Advancement Via Individual Determination

Research Supporting AVID Strategies and Methodologies


College and Career Ready: Helping all Students Succeed Beyond High School   

Moving Beyond Access: College Success for Low-Income, First-Generation Students  

Crossing the Finish Line: Completing College at America's Public Universities  

The Toolbox Revisited: Paths to Degree Completion From High School through College  

College Knowledge: What It Really Takes for Students to Succeed and What We Can Do to Get Them Ready  

First-Generation Students: Undergraduates Whose Parents Never Enrolled in Postsecondary Education   

Developing Minds: A Resource Book for Teaching Thinking   

Self-Regulated Learning and Academic Achievement: An Overview   

A Social-Cognitive Approach to Motivation and Personality   

Social Learning Theory  

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