• STUDENT RESOURCES

    The work you are doing now will lay the foundation for your future. To learn more about how AVID can help you succeed, please contact the AVID Coordinator at your school. If your school does not have AVID, please contact us directly to learn more. 

    Here are some resources and helpful links to use on your road to college and career success.

    HELP WITH SCHOOL

    Here’s what you can do before, during, and after a test to manage your anxiety.

    Complex assignments can be broken down into manageable chunks. Plan your tasks using backwards mapping and track your progress.

    Learn how you spend your time. Once you know where your time goes, you can decide how to change your schedule to better meet your goals.

    Organization is a key part of academic success. Review this organizational tool assessment to better understand how to organize your school supplies and work.

    HELP WITH COLLEGE

    Keep track of the volunteer and community service work you do each year. This makes it easy to remember when it’s time to fill out college and scholarship applications. 

    Boost your college knowledge with these important financial aid terms.

    There’s a lot of misinformation around paying for college. Learn what’s true and what’s false.

    FSA gives students the information they need to learn about financial aid and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FSA also provides in depth resources on college and financial aid in both English and Spanish. 

    The College Board’s Big Future is a free, comprehensive resource that helps both students and parents to make college planning easier.

    College Week Live hosts free virtual college fairs and information sessions to help you learn more about different colleges and receive expert advice on admissions and paying for college.

    College Greenlight is a free service for first-generation and underrepresented students to find caring colleges, scholarship opportunities, and mentors.

    HELP WITH CAREERS

    Career Village gives students access to career information and advice from professionals across the country. You can crowdsource your questions and become more career-ready.

    GIVE BACK

    The AVID Alumni Advocacy Group (AAAG) is for AVID alumni who are already launched into college or their careers to raise awareness of AVID in their communities and impact current AVID student success. Complete the AVID Alumni Contact Form to join! If you have any questions, contact us at [email protected].

    STAY CONNECTED

    Make networking with other AVID alums easy by joining our AVID Alumni Facebook and LinkedIn Groups.