After BigFuture Days

We hope you were able to connect with colleges of interest and that you learned more about how to plan for college.

Thank you for your interest in BigFuture Days. We hope you were able to attend one of the four regional events we held in spring 2021. These events had two goals: connecting you with colleges of interest and outlining important steps to plan for college. Stay tuned for updates about future events planned for 2022.

On Demand Content

The event recordings are no longer available on the BigFuture Days site, but you can access recordings of the most popular sessions here. Login to your College Board account (or create a free account if you don’t have one) to access recordings of the following sessions:


Your College Planning Checklist

Get tips and guidance on what you can do now to plan for college. This session has advice for all high school students, but also specific college planning checklists for 10th and 11th graders who want to set themselves up for success.

Paying for College 101

How do I pay for college? What do I need to do to receive college scholarships and financial aid? When should I fill out the FAFSA? And where can I get help? This session tackles common questions that students and parents have on paying for college. Watch to learn more about financial aid basics and where to find more resources


How to Pick a Career Path That Actually Fits You

Wondering how to choose a career or college major? Discover your most authentic career path through uncovering your self-identity, interests, and steps toward a career path. The framework that you will learn will help you evaluate your career path.

College Panels

Get information about colleges directly from admissions officers and discover what they are really looking for in your application.

Your College Planning journey

Sign up for College Board emails and texts.

If you haven’t already done so, sign up for College Board emails and texts so we can update you when we have new content on college planning.

Save or update your college list on BigFuture.

Be sure to add to your list on BigFuture the names of colleges whose representatives you’ve met with and other colleges you might want to consider in the future. This will be a great reference as you start getting ready to apply.


Earn college scholarships

Did you know that College Board awards $40,000 scholarships to students who take important steps on the path to college? Learn more about the program and see if you’re eligible.

Get More Information

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