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Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES)

Montgomery County Public Schools


Montgomery College


The Universities at Shady Grove

Welcome to ACES



ACES Celebration 2015 - Highlights

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Achieving Collegiate Excellence and Success (ACES) is a collaborative effort between Montgomery College, Montgomery County Public Schools, and the Universities at Shady Grove  to support students and provide a seamless path to a bachelor's degree.  

The ACES student support program provides academic coaches to targeted high school students in thirteen Montgomery County Public High Schools; at all three Montgomery College campus locations; and at the Universities at Shady Grove.  The coaches provide both academic and student support, using a case management approach. Coaches meet individually with students and provide:  

  • Test preparation;  
  • Tutoring;  
  • Assistance with college applications and financial aid/scholarship applications;  
  • College visits;  
  • College transfer workshops;  
  • Other support services as needed  

ACES coaches identify and neutralize barriers to student success that may prevent a student from degree completion.

The ACES program is not affiliated with College Admissions Assistance, LLC (CAA).  We do not request money from students or their parents for program services.

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