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NACAC's 14,000 members are college admission and counseling professionals dedicated to making higher education accessible to all.

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Test-Optional Means Test-Optional

More than 500 colleges and universities have signed on to NACAC's statement affirming students' decisions not to take the SAT or ACT or include their test scores in college applications this year.

NACAC Virtual College Fairs

Calling all high school juniors and seniors! Don't miss the free NACAC Virtual College Fairs, one-day events where you can meet hundreds of colleges on demand.

Leadership in College Admission

NACAC's much-anticipated report on Leadership in College Admission is a blueprint for transforming the association and helping it shape the postsecondary landscape.

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Survey: COVID-19 Upends Data Sources Used in College Recruitment

A new national survey from NACAC finds that admission staff at more than half of all four-year colleges and universities expect the coronavirus crisis to affect the flow of data that has long played an integral role in helping institutions fill their freshman classes.

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NACAC CEO Calls for Putting Students First in Higher Ed

If US higher education is to survive, it must refocus its efforts and prioritize students, NACAC CEO Angel B. Pérez said today in remarks at the 2020 NACAC Virtual Conference.

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Coronavirus and College Admission

NACAC's coronavirus-related tools and resources are collected on the "Coronavirus and College Admission" webpage. Use this as a jumping off point.

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2021 Guiding the Way to Inclusion (GWI)

Explore campus diversity, multicultural recruitment, and more.

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Keeping Our Focus on Students

Todd Rinehart, in his first message as NACAC president, notes that members are simultaneously managing three pandemics — health, racial, and economic. In outlining what NACAC needs to do now, he notes that serving students as our guiding principle will lead us to better places.

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Member Stories

NACAC has provided me with a network of support with professionals that encounter and overcome many of the same challenges I deal with every day. Having access to these mentors and leaders makes me feel more motivated about the work we do in admission and navigating these challenges is essential for staying in the field and achieving professional growth.

Miguel Alvarez

Associate Director of Admission at Carnegie Mellon University (PA)

NACAC has allowed me to create professional relationships with colleagues across the world and I know that I can pick up the phone and call any NACAC member to help me in guiding a student properly or to simply listen when things can feel unfair in the college admission process. I am so grateful for the continued conversations on hard topics that affect our students.

Sonali Perera Bridges

Independent Educational Consultant, Bridges Educational Consulting (CA)

NACAC has provided me the opportunity to connect with leaders in our field, to establish relationships, and to acquire knowledge that has allowed me to grow professionally. For me, NACAC is a trusted resource that provides valuable information at every level of your career, a professional roadmap of sorts.

Vishon Luck

Director of Recruitment, Virginia Commonwealth University