LatinosinHigherEd.com is the first Latino professional site designed specifically for the higher education community. It was launched in response to a growing concern about the need to promote career opportunities in higher education for the growing Latino population.
This multi-year, multi-media campaign from the American Council on Education, Lumina Foundation, and the Ad Council includes television, radio and outdoor public service advertisements (PSAs) that encourage young people, primarily those in 8th through 10th grade, to prepare for college using four simple steps. Information is available on the website in Spanish as well.
This resource section from The College Board offers students tools for identifying their short-term and long-term goals, as well as for guidelines on how to figure out what kinds of colleges will be the right fit.
The College Board walks students through an introduction to different kinds of colleges, including about liberal arts programs, two- and four-year colleges, universities, and public and private colleges.
The Hispanic College Fund works to provide Hispanic high school and college students with the vision, resources and mentorship needed to become community leaders and achieve successful careers in business, science, technology, engineering, and math. Their programs include scholarship competitions, a youth symposium, an online career network, and a leadership and professional internship and placement program.
Excelencia in Education disseminates information on effective higher education practices for Latinos, assesses the impact of institutional policies on Latino achievement, and coordinates an action network for stakeholders.