UConn College Advising Corps



Mission: UConn CAC aims to secure post-secondary enrollment and completion for low-income, first-generation, and underrepresented Connecticut high school students by placing well-trained, recent college graduates in high-need high schools around the state to provide personalized, knowledgeable guidance on college admission and financial aid to students and their families.


According to national data from College Advising Corps, students who receive CAC advising services are:

  • 18% more likely to apply to a college or university
  • 19% more likely to be accepted to a college or university
  • 23% more likely to apply to three or more colleges
  • 24% more likely to apply for a scholarship