All students can and should be prepared for postsecondary education

  • The ability to set educational goals, make and monitor progress toward them, and create relationships with peers and adults that support academic success

  • Financial readiness

    The ability to cover the cost of the first term of study at a postsecondary institution through savings, loans, and financial aid

  • The ability to identify careers that match personal, financial, and other goals and an understanding of the skills, credentials, and experiences required to succeed in those careers

  • academic readiness

    The ability to succeed in first-year, credit bearing courses at a technical college, a community college or a four-year college or university

  • The ability to meet admissions requirements at a range of postsecondary institutions

The Five Pillars of Ramp-Up
  • Social & Emotional
  • Financial readiness
  • Career
  • academic readiness
  • Admissions

What is Ramp-Up to Readiness™?

Ramp-Up to Readiness™ is a school-wide advisory program that features an engaging and interactive series of Activities designed to help all students graduate from high school ready for postsecondary success.

Why should schools choose Ramp-Up?

Ramp-Up goes beyond just college access. It is a comprehensive advisory-based program that addresses five essential areas of readiness: academic, admissions, career, financial, and social and emotional readiness.

Hear about Ramp-Up

from the people using it: counselors, a principal and students.

Purchasing Ramp-Up to Readiness™

Pricing information:

Ramp-Up pricing (PDF)


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