School Admissions

Free Resources to Guide High School Seniors Through the College Application Process

Student Leadership Network (SL Network) has put together free resources to help guide high school seniors through the college application process. Here seniors can find templates, checklists, videos, and more to help them put together all the components of a successful college application:
About Student Leadership Network

SL Network supports three life-changing programs that empower youth from underserved communities to disrupt the cycle of poverty through education: The Young Women's Leadership Schools (TYWLS), CollegeBound Initiative (CBI), and Young Women's Leadership Network (YWLN). Over the last 25 years, SL Network has supported more than 50,000 students to gain access to educational opportunities that help prepare them to lead successful lives.

Resources Offered by the Division of Multilingual Learners’ Postsecondary Readiness Team

The Division of Multilingual Learners is partnering with the Hispanic Federation and College Bridge Cafe to help students and families engaging in the college search process.


Students and families will:

·       Learn about different financial aid supports for college, including grants, loans, and scholarships.     

·       Understand the eligibility requirements and sections of the NY State DREAM Act application that gives undocumented and other students access to NY State Financial Aid.

Empowering MLL_ELL Families - Resources.pdf  

ImmSchools_Supporting Undocumented Students - Resources.pdf 


In other news, the Division of Multilingual Learners recently launched its own SharePoint siteIt has information, resources, and tools for teaching and serving our MLL/ELL students and families, including:

·       Remote learning materials

·       A geomap of Community Based Organizations (CBOs) that serve our linguistically and culturally diverse families

·       Guides for families on remote learning, Google Classroom, and Google Translate in the 10 covered languages

·       Professional learning videos


As well as their MLL/ELL Postsecondary Readiness page – be sure to check this page regularly for resources and updates on professional learning opportunities!

In the meantime, feel free to reach out to them by emailing