About Us


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What is College Greenlight?

College Greenlight is the leading college admissions ally for underrepresented students and the counselors, advisors, community-based organizations, and schools supporting them. 

College Greenlight provides free tools and resources to simplify the college and scholarship search and bridges the information gap to connect underrepresented students with unprecedented opportunities.

Our Mission

College Greenlight works to improve outcomes for students, organizations/schools, and colleges with:

  • College resources to help students along the journey to find and enroll at the college that’s right for them--- self exploration, participation in summer programs and unique campus visit opportunities, and guided college list building.
  • Scholarship resources to help students easily find and successfully apply for local and national scholarships to help close financial gaps. We combine best in class scholarship search, the nation’s largest database of scholarships, and relationships with scholarship organizations to provide students with unmatched opportunities and support to win money.
  • College networking resources like our CBO directory, in person and online events, and personalized college connections---highlight your organization,  help expand your college network, connecting you and your students to wider opportunities.


Work with us!

Are you involved with a CBO? Learn more about how you can participate in our community.

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Who We Serve

College Greenlight is dedicated to supporting underrepresented students and the advocates who work tirelessly to help them during each stage of the process. College Greenlight is completely free for students and committed to accelerating the success of millions of students by helping them reach day one and, ultimately, graduate from the institution that’s right for them.

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Working Together

At Appily, our mission is to help every single student get closer to day one at the college that’s right for them. That’s why we started College Greenlight, a dedicated experience supporting the college aspirations of first generation and underrepresented populations on the nation’s college campuses. College Greenlight works to address important barriers to college access, leading to more students obtaining a degree, the most reliable path to economic mobility.