Keeping you on track

Learn how Ready Set Grad can help you stay on track to graduate and succeed.



Grad : Senior/College Signing Day

Inspired by First Lady Michelle Obama's Reach Higher initiative, Signing Day events inspire students to take charge of their future by continuing their education beyond high school. In partnership with the Washington College Access Network (WCAN), the 12th Year Campaign provides tools and resources for staff working with students in their final stages of preparing for life after high school.

Grad : Information for Educators and Volunteers

Grad : CGW for Students & Families

Looking for a list of College Goal Washington event dates and locations? Look no further.

Do you need money for college? The first step is to file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Washington Application for State Financial Aid (WASFA). You can do this at a College Goal Washington event. College Goal Washington is a free, on-site program that helps students and families complete their financial aid applications. There are dozens of events scheduled statewide throughout October and November 2016. 

Grad : 12th Year Campaign

The 12th Year Campaign, a combination of two national programs (College Goal Washington and the College Application Campaign), aims to boost college and financial aid application rates in Washington.

Grad : High School Grad & College Admission Standards

High School Graduation Standards

The State Board of Education website provides information on the Washington State High School graduation requirements for each graduating class.

Grad : College Goal Washington


Grad : American College Application Campaign


American College Application Campaign: Removing College Application Barriers for Low-Income & First Generation Students

Grad : Military Information

The military can offer a diverse and challenging set of experiences and skill development, with travel opportunities and even help pay for part of your education. In order to join the military, you need to not only be physically fit, but having good grades and strength in math, engineering, science and foreign languages can help you move up more quickly.

Grad : Career Planning

Don’t know what you want to be when you grow up? Don’t worry! We can help.

Once you finish this list, talk to your family, friends, teachers, and counselor to see what careers might be a good fit for you. You’ll likely change your mind many times—we all do! But this exercise will help you learn more about yourself and what you need to achieve those goals.

First, make a list of your:

Grad : Career & Transfer Planning

An important step in determining your career is deciding your focus of study in college. Washington State colleges offer a diverse array of course options. If you know where your interest lies, find a college that will best match your anticipated career path. If you’re not quite certain what you’d like to study, try different classes to see what interests you the most. You might be surprised what jumps out at you.