The ability to meet admissions requirements at a range of postsecondary institutions
Ramp-Up to Readiness™ is a school-wide guidance program designed to increase the number and diversity of students who graduate from high school with the knowledge, skills, and habits necessary for success in a high-quality college program.
Through participation in Ramp-Up to Readiness™, students in grades 6-12 progress toward readiness in five areas: Academic, Admissions, Career, Financial, and Personal and Social Readiness. Read more »
A Parent’s Guide to College and Career Readiness now available
Produced by the College Readiness Consortium in partnership with the University YMCA, "A Parent's Guide to College and Career Readiness" provides information for families on preparing a child for college from preschool through high school. For print copies, email email@example.com or call 612-625-3695
Applications are now available for schools interested in becoming a Ramp-Up to Readiness™ school. The University will be accepting 48 new high schools and a small number of middle schools to begin implementation in either the fall of 2014 or the fall of 2015.
High school applications are due by November 27, 2013. Middle school applications are due by January 31, 2014.
To read about the Ramp-Up program components and requirements, click here.
Email application to: firstname.lastname@example.org or
Middle school students in south Washington County show off what they are learning in their Ramp-Up College and Career Readiness courses
University of Minnesota Gopher athletes visit Ramp-Up's Westwood Middle School. Full story »
Success in college starts in high school: a blog entry by Dave Ellefson, Ramp-Up Coordinator, Hutchinson High School. Full story »
Ramp It Up: a blog entry by Shane Zutz, Ramp-Up Coordinator and Principal, Lincoln High School,
Thief River Falls. Full story »