Through its three programmatic components, all focused on increasing San Antonio’s college enrollment, persistence, and completion rates, SAEP provides unique services to San Antonio’s students and families to help them navigate this unfamiliar, and oftentimes unknown, college-going process. Our College Access and Success Advisors are located in 25 San Antonio high schools. The Advisors provide college resources, guidance and assistance to students and their families on five (5) key services:
Goal Setting – Helping students set and keep short-term and long-term academic, career, and attendance goals by building a collegiate culture.
Career Planning – Increasing awareness of career opportunities and assisting with planning of career paths to include increasing student knowledge and awareness of STEM fields for career opportunities in San Antonio.
College Entry and Enrollment – Increasing awareness of higher education opportunities and assisting with college entry and enrollment.
College Affordability and Financial Aid – Increasing awareness by providing information on financial aid resources and literacy, and assisting with applying for financial aid.
College Transition – Providing guidance and coaching as students transition from high school to college with confidence and success, as well as opportunities for character development, including the essential skills needed to become an effective leader.
Services are provided at the following San Antonio area high schools: