ASP is the leading provider of college access for 15 high schools in Dallas-Fort Worth and the greater Houston area, making college an option for more than 3,000 high school seniors each year, with college placements across the country. We are Dallas’a only nationally recognized college access provider and the 2016 recipient of the National College Attainment Network (NCAN) College Access Organization Award of Excellence.
Far from merely a community-based organization, ASP college advisors occupy a dedicated space in each high school, creating a center for all things college. With the assistance of our ASP Ambassadors and Student Leaders, we work tirelessly to promote a college-going culture in our schools. Through our unique access to students throughout their high school career, we host upwards of 34,000 individual student advising sessions and more than 390 small group and classroom visits and workshops throughout the year. This level of engagement and college promotion feeds our college partnerships ensuring successful student placement.
Our staff, our students, and our stories have been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, The Chronicle for Higher Education, and the Yale Daily News.