College Application Week 2019 is in the books. Thanks to College Application Week, tens of thousands of Alabama students had the opportunity to apply to college without paying application fees. 

College Application Week is a part of Alabama Possible and the Alabama State Department of Education’s Alabama College Campaign, which encourages students across Alabama to pursue their education after high school.

This year, 55 colleges and universities in Alabama and around the country waived their application fees to allow students to apply for free.

Here are the news highlights from College Application Week 2019.

WKRG News 5: You can apply to college for free during Alabama’s ‘College Application Week’

Starting Monday, Oct. 29 through Friday, Nov. 2 Alabama high school seniors can apply to more than 40 colleges and universities for free. The following is a press release from the State of Alabama Department of Education. You can find out more about College Application Week in your community by contacting your school counselor…

WAAY 31 ABC: HERE’S HOW ALABAMA HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS CAN APPLY TO ALABAMA COLLEGES FOR FREE

According to a release on AlabamaPossible.org: College Application Week is a part of Alabama Possible and the Alabama State Department of Education’s Alabama College Campaign, which encourages students across Alabama to pursue their education after high school…

Birmingham Times: How Alabama Possible Makes Higher Education a Reality

Micah Green-Holloway is a rarity in the world of education: a college graduate who is debt-free…

Shelby County Reporter: UM offering free application to high school students Nov. 4-8

The University of Montevallo will waive its application fee during College Application Week from Nov. 4-8, giving high school students a perfect opportunity to submit their applications…

ABC 33/40: Apply to these Alabama colleges for FREE from Nov. 4-8

Here you’ll find a list of Alabama colleges participating in Free College Application Week this year. Alabama high school students can apply to colleges for free!

Trussville Tribune: Alabama high school students can apply to Alabama colleges for free next week

Starting on Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, high school students across Alabama will be able to apply to multiple colleges across the state for free in a program run by the state department of education. The event ends Nov. 8...

The Enterprise Ledger: ESCC encouraging college applicants to think local

Alabama’s College Application Week, Nov. 4-8, is here, and Enterprise State Community College and the Alabama Aviation College are ready to help people take the next steps in their education...

Franklin County Times: Colleges waive application fees for high school students during College Application Week

Alabama high school students applying to colleges throughout Alabama and surrounding states have an opportunity this week to skip the typical application fees...

Birmingham Times: Senator Doug Jones: Apply to College for Free This Week

This week is Alabama College Application week and I’m proud to be partnering with Alabama Possible and the Alabama Department of Education to encourage high school seniors to apply to Alabama colleges and universities for free. This week – November 4 through November 8 – is a unique opportunity for students from all backgrounds and zip codes to send in their college applications without having to worry about the additional application costs…

Fox 10: College applications are free in Alabama this week

All this week (Nov. 4-8, 2019), Alabama high school students can apply to college for free…

Gulf Coast News Today: Baldwin County seniors encouraged to “Enroll. Enlist. Employ.”

National College Application Week was Nov. 4 – 8, but seniors (and all high schoolers) in Baldwin County are getting taught the importance of preparing for the future far more than just one designated week. Career Coach Morrell Baxter who works with Foley and Daphne High Schools calls the approach the “Three C’s Campaign,” comprised of Cash For College, National College Application Week, and College Signing Day…