Career Compass of Louisiana is an educational non-profit organization dedicated to helping high school students achieve their post-secondary aspirations. Our goal is to remove obstacles that would keep students from succeeding following high school graduation.
No student ever says, "when I grow up, I want to be a failure." We sit with students one-on-one and show them how they can overcome the obstacles they face.
Yes, you can go to college. And we can help.
We created Career Compass because as teachers we saw a huge disconnect between the information that was available to students and the ability to act on that information. We created Career Compass to bridge
Only 27.3% of adults age 25+ have an associate’s, bachelor’s, or graduate degree.
Only 59% of Louisiana high school graduates enter a post-secondary school when they graduate.
98% of Career Compass students applied to a post-secondary program that they could successfully complete. And 75% are still attending school!
Career Compass of Louisiana is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We work with Louisiana public schools to ensure that every student has a pathway to college and career. We're able to provide our services free to all students in partner schools because of support from individuals like you.
For every $10, Career Compass dedicates $8 to direct program services that impacts 6 - 12th grade students. Your contribution is tax deductible.