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Stages of the College Preparatory Schools Program

Where are you in the programmatic cycle?

Families/students applying to A Better Chance will begin as “applicants.” If you are interested in becoming an applicant to A Better Chance, please click below:


Successful applicants will become members of the A Better Chance “Cohort” – a group of approximately 700 families with whom A Better Chance will work to gain admissions to one our Member School partners. To learn more about the A Better Chance Cohort phase, please click below:

Cohort Candidates

Successful candidates in the A Better Chance placement process will accept an admissions offer from an A Better Chance Member School, upon which they become official A Better Chance “Scholars.” To learn about the benefits of becoming an A Better Chance Scholar, please click below:


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Our application for the 2022-2023 school year is now closed.

Our new admission cycle for placement in the fall of 2023 will begin February 1, 2022.

To inquire about our program, you may do so by completing the inquiry form.

Please note that the inquiry form is not an application.

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