These websites, reference guides, parent and student handouts, and other resources will help you lead students to college and career success.

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Key Resources for Counselors

  • College Board Quick Reference Guide

    List of key information for all College Board programs: test dates and fees, contact information, and more. Updated for 2016-17.

    PDF Document 1.46 MB

  • College Advising Essentials Volume 1

    Collection of handouts on the college application process, for counselors to share with students.

    PDF Document 684.38 KB

  • College Advising Essentials Volume 2

    New for 2016-17. Focuses on college exploration and selection, with ten handouts for students and parents.

    PDF Document 721.57 KB

  • AP Program Guide

    Everything a counselor needs to know about the Advanced Placement Program. Includes information on 2016-17 course updates, ordering and administering AP Exams, and more.

    PDF Document 1.8 MB

  • SAT Suite of Assessments Score Resources for Counselors

    Help on accessing, understanding, and using scores on the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9. Includes handouts for students and families.

    PDF Document 2.76 MB

  • Financial Aid Essentials

    Information, resources, and tools to help counselors guide students and families through the financial aid process. Includes handouts for students, parents, and counselors.

    PDF Document 914.96 KB

  • PROFILE Student Guide

    One-page guide gives students the basics on how to complete a PROFILE application.

    PDF Document 60.07 KB

  • CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE Fee Waivers

    A brief overview of PROFILE fee waivers, including frequently asked questions.

    PDF Document 503.27 KB

Key Links for Counselors

College Planning and Access 

Advanced Placement

SAT Suite of Assessments

Financial Aid

Services for Students with Disabilities



College Planning and Access

Access to Opportunity™ (A2O™)

Page detailing campaigns that are part of our Access to Opportunity initiatives, which help expand access to college to all students.


Free, comprehensive college planning website that improves the college planning process for all students.

Advanced Placement

Share AP: Resources and Support Materials

Resources to help AP coordinators, teachers, school counselors, and administrators inform and inspire students and parents about AP.

Advanced Placement Program: Coordinator Community

An online collaboration space where AP coordinators can connect with colleagues, share resources, and discover and exchange ideas.

AP Central for AP Coordinators

Section of AP Central with a wealth of information and resources for AP coordinators and proctors.

SAT Suite of Assessments

Online Score Reports for Educators

Directions on how to access the online score reporting system for educators, where you can find detailed score reports for every test in the SAT Suite of Assessments and the SAT Subject Tests.

Score Resources for Counselors

Includes upcoming score release dates for tests in the SAT Suite of Assessments as well as recorded webinars, downloads, and presentations on scores. 

K–12 Assessment Reporting Help

Explains how to use the K–12 score reporting portal to view and analyze scores for the SAT, SAT Subject Tests, PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9.

K–12 Educator Site

Information, resources, and tools to support you as you prepare your students to take the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9.

SAT Resource Library

Collection of downloadable SAT publications for K–12 students and educators.

AP Potential™

Overview of our free web-based tool that helps expand access to AP by identifying students who are likely to score a 3 or higher on a given AP Exam.

PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9 Ordering

Site where you can order AP Exams and test materials for the PSAT/NMSQT®, PSAT™ 10, and PSAT™ 8/9. You’ll need an education professional account.

SAT Score Converter

Mobile app and online tool lets you compare scores on the new SAT, the old SAT, and the ACT.

Important Dates

Dates and deadlines for the SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, PSAT 10, and PSAT 8/9.

Financial Aid

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE® (CSS Profile™)

Page where students can fill out the CSS Profile. Includes tips and resources.

Net Price Calculator

Explains to students the difference between net price and sticker price for colleges, and how to find the net price for a specific college.

Services for Students with Disabilities (SSD)

Services for Students with Disabilities

Detailed information to help you guide students with disabilities and their families through the process of applying for testing accommodations.

Administering Exams with Accommodations

Information for SSD Coordinators on how to administer College Board exams with accommodations.

Educator Tips

Detailed guidance for educators on the process of requesting and getting College Board approval for the use of accommodations on College Board exams.


CLEP Materials for Students

Free CLEP brochures, bulletins, posters, and more. Materials can be downloaded or ordered.