Make This Coming Year

Your Best Year

Fellows, you’ve put in so much work the last two years to identify the best next step for yourself after high school. During this third and final year of the OneGoal program, you will continue to receive support from your Program Director and OneGoal staff. Plus, there are new resources available to help you enroll and persist in the postsecondary institution/program of your dreams.

Below, you’ll find a list of some of the new programs and websites that can support you and meet your needs while you navigate the transition to Year 3. We know that you’re making critical decisions about your future, and these resources can help you get closer to your greatest aspirations.

Emergency Funding

Free money (one-time).

Best for: Anyone facing a financial barrier to enrolling in your college or technical degree.

Eligibility: Class of 2020 or 2021 OneGoal Fellows.

Learn more:
OneGoal Emergency Fund Eligibility: Fellow Guide
Chicago + Bay Area Fellows: Reach out to your Program Directors
Everyone else: Submit this application 


SNHU + Duet

Earn an online degree.

Best for: Anyone not yet enrolled in college who is interested in earning an affordable, self-paced, online degree while receiving individualized coaching.

Eligibility: Class of 2020 or 2021 OneGoal Fellows from Chicago, Houston, Massachusetts or New York.

Learn more:
Visit the Duet website
Sign up for a virtual info session
Sign up to speak to a Duet coach 


Have most or all of your college degree paid for by an employer.

Best for: Anyone not sure how to pay the cost of college who can balance school work with a part time job.

Eligibility: Class of 2020 or older OneGoal Fellows from the Bay Area, Chicago, Houston, Massachusetts, or Metro Atlanta.

Learn more:
Visit the Guild website
Sign up

College Enrollment Guide

The OneGoal College Enrollment Guide clearly outlines the five steps you will take to choose a postsecondary path, followed by the five steps you’ll take to enroll. It includes links to helpful resources, important deadlines, and tips for success.

Beyond 12

Free professional postsecondary coaching.

Best for: Anyone looking to connect with a professionally-trained, recent college graduate who will serve as your personal coach during your second year of school.

Eligibility: Fellows in their second year of their postsecondary program.

Learn more:
Intro to Beyond 12 (video)
Contact Loreal Latimer for additional information

Coming Soon: Y3 Canvas Community

Access OneGoal resources anytime, anywhere and connect with other Fellows nationwide, as well as those enrolled in your college or training program.

Best for: Anyone looking to connect with resources and individuals going through the same process, exploring similar careers, etc.

Eligibility: Class of 2021 OneGoal Fellows in Chicago or Houston.

Let's Connect

If you have questions about any of these opportunities, the admissions and enrollment process, or Year 3 in general, don’t hesitate to reach out to our teams by texting the numbers below.

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Houston College Enrollment Guide

Check out our guide for Houston-specific postsecondary steps and resources.

Career Advising & Internship/Job Opportunities

CareerSpring is an online platform that provides first generation college students with the resources and network necessary to connect their college journey to a successful career. Resources include a career video library, an advisor forum, and a job placement portal.

Best for: Fellows seeking career pathways and job opportunities connected to a college degree.

Eligibility: Any current Fellow or Alumni

Learn more:
CareerSpring Overview and Sign-Up Instructions




Chicago College Enrollment Guide

Check out our guide for Chicago-specific postsecondary steps and resources.