New Tech Helps APS Students Challenge Themselves for Better College Success

We have an unwavering belief in what our students can achieve when given the resources and opportunities to thrive. That’s why we are excited to announce the launch of the Match & Fit List Builder, an online college advising tool designed by Achieve Atlanta and APS. The Match & Fit List Builder uses APS student-specific data to help each student build a list of postsecondary options that best match their academic qualifications, and fit their personal, social and financial needs.

February 5th, 2020|

I Didn’t Let My Story End #BoldExpectations

My mom always had bold expectations for me, but I don’t know that I always understood them. She really believed in me, and what I could do with my life. I think that’s probably 50% of what drives me, and it’s a lot of what helped me deal with adversity in my life. My own bold

October 24th, 2019|

Doing the Right Thing, Together

Earlier this month, Atlanta Public Schools (APS) issued a press release announcing that the “Number of APS seniors taking SAT college entrance exam soars to 90% thanks to high school principals, counselors and Achieve Atlanta.” This year’s result is 33 percentage points higher than the Class of 2018. This is a huge deal.

October 7th, 2019|

My #BoldExpectation: To Make A Difference

I was always an involved kid, doing volunteer work, serving as high school student body president, and I come from a family of people who are deep into the education world as well as that of the public good. Their influence and support has allowed me – and inspired me – to make bold moves. To say, “This is what I want to do; this is where I want to be, and I’m going to stop at nothing to get there.”

September 23rd, 2019|
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