• No-Risk SAT and ACT tests

  • Financial Aid 101: The Basics and FAFSA. 

College Advisory Committee

Chairs: Marina Bowsher, Kathy Hill, and Kristin O'Brien
CAC Email:  bcc.ptsa.cac@gmail.com


The College Advisory Committee is a PTSA-sponsored committee that supports the B-CC Counseling Department/College and Career Center and assists with programs related to the college preparation process and other guidance topics.  Programs organized by the committee include:


  • College Application Process

  • Timeline & Components

  • How to find the right college


For the 2018-19 schedule, view College Advisory Committee Programs, or print the CAC Postcard which is a handy flyer with all of the dates.

Other Related Information

B-CC LinksB-CC College & Career Planning, 2018 College Search Presentation, College Application Timely Tips,

College Admissions Testing - SAT, ACT or the Accuplacer, Mock Test FACT Sheet


FAFSA on the Web

Provides comprehensive instructions on how to fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  Visit the The PIN website to apply for a PIN which is required for accessing and submitting your FAFSA online

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE®
PROFILE is the financial aid application service of the College Board. The information collected is used by many of the member colleges and universities to help them award nonfederal student aid funds.


CTCL Map and Brochure

CollegesThat Change Lives, ctcl.org, has two great resources, the map & brochure, to review.

College and Career Readiness and College Completion Act

The CCRCCA requires students to score at a certain level on the English and mathematics portions of the ACT/SAT.  If students do not attain these levels, extended learning opportunities will be provided.

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