Supporting the work of school counselors


School counselors have tremendous impact in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. The College Board celebrates the positive role school counselors play in the lives of students and remain grateful for the opportunity to work closely with many of you in the continued development of College Board programs and services including: AP, BigFuture, and the SAT Suite of Assessments.

Events Made by Counselors for Counselors

CEU-eligble Professional Development Opportunities

July 30 – August 1

Counselor Summer Institute

The 2024 Counselor Summer Institute, our free comprehensive online professional development event, is a flexible opportunity for counselors to connect and learn from higher education and counselor leaders. Join us for insightful discussions, updates, and advising strategies relevant to the evolving landscape of college admissions, student preparation and college success to assist students, families, and professionals.

Thu, Aug 1, 2024

1 - 2:30 PM Local

Navigating AI for School Counselors

Get ahead of the curve and learn how to leverage AI to help you meet the needs of your students. This session is a part of our Counselor Summer Institute. Register today!

August 27 – September 12 (Online)

2024 Counselor Workshops

Join us for timely updates on College Board programs and services so you’re ready to support your students for the 2024-25 school year. Topics include:
i. Updates and information about the Digital SAT® Suite of Assessments, including BigFuture School and Connections
ii. AP® Program Updates
iii. BigFuture™® College Planning Resources

Top Toolkits

Find helpful resources, strategies, tools, and more to help you support your students' learning and growth as they prepare for college.

AP Toolkit for Counselors

Use this collection of counselor resources to support students taking AP courses. Discover overviews and help guides, customizable PowerPoints and discussion templates, and videos. 

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BigFuture Toolkit for Counselors

Use these resources when providing guidance to your students on planning for college, paying for college, and exploring careers.

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SAT Suite of Assessments Toolkit for Counselors

Take advantage of these outreach resources and register for webinars to help your students understand and use their scores for scholarships, free personalized practice for the SAT, and more.

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Professional Learning

Grow your professional career by attending counselor workshops, webinars, and other professional learning events throughout the year.

International Counselors

Learn how College Board programs and services can help students pursue higher education around the world.

The Counseling Profession

College Board offers counselors a wide range of resources to help you best prepare your students for college and career. Whether you're new to the profession or have years of experience, you can find tools to help you and your students succeed.

Finding Colleges that Fit

As you encourage your students to apply to college, help them determine which colleges are the best fit for their own needs.


BigFuture is a free, personalized online guide to help students plan for college, pay for college, and explore careers. Support students with these ready-to-use resources.

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Student Search Service®

Student Search Service connects students with colleges and universities, scholarship programs, and non-profit educational organizations.

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College Application

The college application process can raise a lot of questions. Get tips and insights that will give you the support you need to guide them through the process and stay on track.

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Financial Aid

Financial aid can impact a student's ability to attend a college of their dreams. Get details on the types of aid that are available and how to help your students get it.

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Download helpful resources and handouts to guide students and parents on their path to college.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or need to get in touch with someone about professional development opportunities, please email us.