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Kansas State University College Advising Corps

  • Meaghan Higgins
  • Program Director
  • 913-307-7360

Program Description

Kansas State College Advising Corps works to increase the number of low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented high school students who enter and complete college. Near-peer college advisers are placed full time in partner high schools to support students with the college planning process, including assistance in exploring postsecondary options, applying for college, and acquiring financial aid.

Services Provided

  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Parent/family services
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation
  • Scholarships and last-dollar grants


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 9200
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0


  • Between 25% and 50%