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College Greenlight unites a collective of educational advocates to increase college access and completion for underrepresented and historically underserved students. We make higher education more accessible by bridging information & opportunity gaps with free resources for community & school-based advisers. We partner with colleges and universities to diversify their campus communities and help them realize important institutional goals.

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Visit our experience made just for you, designed with counselors in mind. Find information on upcoming virtual events, resources, articles, and best practice information for how to connect with our 400+ college and university partners. No need to create an account.

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If you work with a college readiness organization or a community-based organization (CBO), you can unlock access to our tools on Cappex. Be sure to choose your organization during the sign-up process so you can research schools, find scholarships, and understand where you fit — at any stage of your college journey.

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Admissions Staff

Connect with our expansive advocacy network to identify, recruit, and enroll students from BIPOC, first-generation, lower-income, and other underrepresented backgrounds. Partner with College Greenlight to build brand awareness, connect with CBO counselors, and engage students to meet your enrollment goals.  

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About Us

What is College Greenlight?

College Greenlight is the leading college admissions ally for underserved students and the counselors, advisers, community-based organizations, and schools supporting them. 

College Greenlight provides free tools and resources to simplify the college and scholarship search and bridges the information gap to connect underserved students with unprecedented opportunities.

How Do We Support Students?

College Greenlight works to improve outcomes for students, organizations/schools, and colleges with:

  • College resources to help students along the journey to find and enroll at the college that’s right for them--- self exploration, participation in summer programs and unique campus visit opportunities, and guided college list building.
  • Scholarship resources to help students easily find and successfully apply for local and national scholarships to help close financial gaps. We combine best in class scholarship search, the nation’s largest database of scholarships, and relationships with scholarship organizations to provide students with unmatched opportunities and support to win money.
  • College networking resources like our CBO directory, in person and online events, and personalized college connections---highlight your organization,  help expand your college network, connecting you and your students to wider opportunities.

Who We Serve

College Greenlight is dedicated to supporting underserved students and the advocates who work tirelessly to help them during each stage of the process. College Greenlight is completely free for students and committed to accelerating the success of millions of students by helping them reach day one and, ultimately, graduate from the institution that’s right for them.

Cappex and College Greenlight

At Cappex, our mission is to help every single student get closer to day one at the college that’s right for them. That’s why we started College Greenlight, a dedicated experience supporting the college aspirations of first generation and underserved populations on the nation’s college campuses. College Greenlight works to address important barriers to college access, leading to more students obtaining a degree, the most reliable path to economic mobility.

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