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October is Success Boston College Month!

What is College Month?

Success Boston College Month is an annual effort each October to create awareness about college affordability, college admissions, and the types of degrees and careers that go along with a college education. This is the 12th year of College Month. During the time since College Month began, Success Boston’s partners have worked together to increase the numbers of Boston Public Schools students who apply for, attend, and successfully complete college. Today the six-year college completion rate stands at just over 50% for BPS graduates. Please help us continue our mission of making college accessible to every Boston Public Schools student!

What are the weekly themes for College Month 2018?

Download the calendar

Each week of College Month is organized around a particular theme to help bring coherence to the month. This year, the themes are:

Week 1: College Affordability Week
Week 2: College Readiness Week
Week 3: Success Planning Week
Week 4: STEM Week
Week 5: Alumni Engagement Week

What can I do to support College Month?

  • Find, share, tag, and like us on social media @SuccessBostonand #CollegeMonthto help us share and spread the important College Month resources far and wide.

  • Wear your college apparel on College Pride Day (Friday, October 5th) and encourage others at your school to do the same. Share photos on Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and Facebook showing your college pride on October 5th using the hashtags.

College Month 2018 Resources:

College Month 2018 Calendar (LargeSmall)

College Month 2018 Toolkit

Directory of College Open Houses within a 100 mile radius of Boston

Citywide College, Career, & Internship Fair on Saturday, October 27th

  • Flyers to distribute to students and families

College Month 2018 Public Folder- Access this folder to find all downloads and other resources.