Our Mission

We help students make opportunities happen.

Every student deserves a chance to forge their own route to a bright future – no matter where they’re from, or what resources are available to them. For 28 years, we’ve worked side-by-side with schools, colleges and businesses to help students find their own brilliant pathways by becoming college and career ready.


Read President & CEO Rick Dalton’s latest op-ed in The Barre Montpelier Times Argus, Higher education disruption, 30 years in 30 days.

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With so much uncertainty about the future, it can be hard for students and families to think about college and career readiness. That’s why we’re focusing on easy and low-stress ways to explore different pathways and build Essential Skills that last a lifetime.

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Q&A Blog

Students have questions about the college admissions process, and our Manny Tejeda has the answers. Check out our new blog – So Manny Questions – for resources, tips, and personalized advice on admissions, financial aid, and to submit your own questions!

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