KIPP Forward

Through KIPP Forward (formerly KIPP Through College), we're supporting students to choose and prepare for the educational and career path that fits their goals and sense of purpose. Once on their way, KIPP Forward teams help alumni keep moving forward while pursuing their dreams.

The KIPP Forward Approach

KIPPsters set a high bar for their futures. For some, that means being the first in their family to graduate from college or buy a home. For others, it means serving our country or creating a business. So KIPP schools ensure each student has the skills and confidence to pursue any path that leads to their highest aspirations. Our counselors support students to choose and prepare for a right-fit college or education path and a meaningful career.

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Finding a Match

KIPP uses the College & Career Match Playbook while counseling students and families through the post-secondary decision-making process.

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Persisting Through College

Once on their way, KIPP advisors help alumni keep moving forward, tackling academic, social, and financial challenges they might encounter while pursuing their dreams.

View the Persistence Framework

Alumni Programs & Offerings

Across the country, KIPPsters are making their mark. They are earning degrees, building businesses, reforming policy, serving their communities, and rising through the ranks of companies and organizations. Together, they’re creating a future without limits, and KIPP is there to support them along the way.

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Higher Education Report

We're committed to preparing students for economically self-sufficient, choice-filled lives. Leading up to the reauthorization of the Higher Education Act, KIPP published a report calling on education leaders, policy makers, higher education institutions, and advocates to commit to drastic changes in the ways we support students in college.

KIPP College Partners

KIPP partners with colleges and universities across the country to learn alongside each other how best to support first-generation college students. Together with more than 95 college partners, we aim to create a scalable model for college access and completion that other institutions can replicate.

Contact KIPP Forward

Contact a local KIPP Forward Director to learn more about partnership opportunities.