Getting students to and through college.

Students

Do you want to go to college, but don’t know how to apply? Are you worried that you won’t be able to pay for college? Higher Edge is a free program that helps students get to and through college.

We recruit a new class of students each Spring – in March & April. If you would like to apply, please click the application link below or sign up for our mailing list below to receive news about our information sessions.

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HIGHER EDGE ACCEPTS STUDENTS WHO:
  • Are current 11th graders willing to commute to New London or Willimantic
  • Are passing core classes and on track to graduate
  • Are not participating in other college-access programs
You must also meet at least one of the following criteria:
  • Your parents/guardians do not have a Bachelor’s degree from the US
  • You qualify for free or reduced lunch at school

Questions? Please contact us at go@higheredge.org or (860) 439-0034.

Higher Edge is now accepting applications for the CAP Class of 2023. High school juniors from New London and the surrounding towns and Willimantic are encouraged to apply. For more information or to get your questions answered, email go@higheredge.org.