VIDAL access Inc., is a non-profit organization located in Birmingham, Alabama. It was founded in July 2019 to provide in-school college counseling services at Title 1 schools. These services range from essay and resume development to test prep strategies and recommendations letter support (including professional development for teachers). Presently, we are partnered with Jefferson County Schools, with a plan to scale across the entire school district; this will involve pushing-in VIDAL college counselors to support school staff in guiding students through the college admissions process.
Number of Students Served:
Fee-for-service via school partnerships
To help low-income students navigate the college admissions process so that they can attend college at an affordable cost.
- Increase application totals to 2-year and 4-year colleges - Increase acceptances to top-tier universities and liberal arts colleges - Increase applications to third-party scholarships - Enhance data reporting at partnered (Title 1) high schools - Scale school partnerships across Jefferson County Schools, the second largest district in the state of Alabama
College and Postsecondary Planning:
High School (9-12):
Other (including military, workforce, vocational/trade school):
Hispanic/Latino (including Spain):
Black or African American:
White (Including Middle Eastern):