Own Your Own Future

Start owning your own future by exploring resources that will help you on your path to college. The whole site is organized by grade to make sure you get the exact info you need.


For Parents

Welcome to Making College the Reality, the OYOF guide for parents! Whether your students are in middle or high school, these guides offer you information and tools necessary to prepare, guide, support and encourage your student on his or her journey toward postsecondary education. Each guide provides modules that examine major components of college readiness, including academic achievements, extracurricular accomplishments, career opportunities, applications, essays and financial aid—all in terms that are perfect for family discussion.

For Educators

This website is packed with resources aimed at increasing college readiness in students in grades 7-12. The main version of the site is targeted directly at students, with videos, links and downloads centered around four main themes: