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September 2023

Ensuring Equal Opportunity in Texas Education: The Impact of Affirmative Action Bans

Post-secondary Advising

How Should I Apply: Early Action, Early Decision or Regular Decision?

Every fall, high school students across Texas who are looking to apply to college face a big decision: Do they apply early action, early decision, or regular decision? In this blog, TxCAN will explore the key differences between each option to help you and your students make an informed decision.

College, Career, and Military Readiness

Empowering Implementation of Best Practices with the HB 3 Dashboard

Ready to learn more about the HB 3 Dashboard? In this blog, Ben Mackey of the Texas Impact Network highlights how the dashboard can be used as a vital resource for systems and stakeholders across the state.

Post-secondary Advising Engagement Strategies Summer Melt

April 2023

TxCAN Inaugural Pitch Competition – Submit an Effective Practice!

TxCAN will be hosting an Inaugural Pitch Competition during NCAN this fall and you can be a part of it! Learn more about the pitch competition and how you can help the advancement of postsecondary success for students in Texas.

Post-secondary Advising Engagement Strategies

March 2023

Crucial Next Steps for Class of 2023

In this blog, TxCAN shares matriculation next steps for counselors, advisors, and teachers to share with seniors. These steps are crucial for seniors’ postsecondary enrollment.

Post-secondary Advising Engagement Strategies College, Career, and Military Readiness

February 2023

College Admissions Testing Updates and Resources

With testing season approaching, TxCAN shares test-optional updates and college admissions test resources to support both practitioners and students this testing season.

Post-secondary Advising Engagement Strategies

September 2022

Celebrating Texas’ Hispanic Serving Institutions

Read about Texas’ Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs) for Hispanic Heritage Month!

Summer Melt

June 2022

Solidify K12-Higher Ed Connections to Firm Up Students’ Next Steps

Learn from Bill DeBaun, Senior Director of Data and Strategic Initiatives at the National College Attainment Network as he shares how you can build and strengthen K-12 and higher education connections this summer.

Post-secondary Advising Early Awareness

January 2022

Resource Roadmap to Senior Year

Conversations and planning done during Junior year can have a huge impact on a student’s postsecondary plans and lay the foundation for a great Senior year. Learn about resources available to counselors and advisors that can facilitate these conversations.

Engagement Strategies Persistence

January 2022

Getting Interactive with Financial Literacy

Drawing upon the Trellis Student Financial Wellness Survey Results, learn why it is so important to engage with financial literacy to prepare students for access and persistence in postsecondary education.

December 2021

Practicing Self-Care

Learn about the eight aspects of wellness and the role a self-care action plan can have in the lives of college access professionals.