Spotlights

Merrill Williams - December 18, 2015

Merrill Williams

December 18, 2015

Merrill Williams is blazing new trails in her life thanks to personal dedication and higher education opportunities.

Bryan Daniels - December 15, 2015

Bryan Daniels

December 15, 2015

Bryan Daniels is on track to graduate with a bachelor of applied science (BAS) from Clover Park Technical College.

Duyen Le - December 10, 2015

Duyen Le

December 10, 2015

Duyen Le won a prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship while attending South Seattle College. Now she's studying banking at a university.

News Features

Apply early for financial aid, get help at 120 College Goal Washington statewide events

January 12, 2016

Now is the time for students--including DREAMers--to apply for financial aid. People who are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens can file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). People unable to file the FAFSA due to immigration status, can file the Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA). Both applications are open. The priority deadline for state financial aid programs, which include the State Need Grant and College Bound Scholarship, is February 1.

Helping college students find their paths

December 21, 2015

Thanks to a $7 million grant from College Spark, the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges will develop and implement Guided Pathways, a program that will reduce and simplify the number of choices about course selection a student must make, informing and supporting those choices, and directing students into an intentional, comprehensive program of study within one or two terms.

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