Are You College and Career Ready?

Being college and career ready is about more than just wanting to go to college or having a career in mind. It’s about knowing yourself, understanding your options and creating a blueprint for success. To help you in this endeavor, ACPE, Alaska’s Higher Education Agency, has created a variety of publications, online resources and outreach programs designed to help you become college and career ready.

ACPE offers tools and programs for aspiring students of all ages.

 College & Career Prep Checklist Minimize


Ensure that you're taking the steps necessary to become College and Career Ready with ACPE's College and Career Prep Checklist. This checklist covers the basic steps that parents and students should begin taking before high school to ensure that students are academically and financially prepared to enter college or vocational training.




Success Center

For free one-on-one assistance with college planning, research, and financial aid documents such as the FAFSA, stop by or call the ACPE Success Center in the Anchorage Dimond Mall. A College and Career Specialist is available on-site MONDAY - THURSDAY 9 am to 12 pm appointment only, 12-5 walk-ins. FRIDAYS 9 am to 5 pm Walk-ins.

To schedule an appointment or speak with a College and Career Specialist, contact the Success Center.

Community Events

ACPE's Outreach team provides free on- and off-site presentations, workshops, and other postsecondary education-related events free of charge.

Some of the presentations we offer include:

  • Choosing a Career
  • Yes, College Is for you
  • Choosing a College
  • Scholarship Searches
  • Financial Aid Overview
  • Filling out the FAFSA
  • Or... Let us know what meets your needs!

 All are delivered across the state. Interested in hosting a presentation at your school or organization? Contact ACPE's AlaskAdvantage Outreach staff.