Advising LGBTQ Students Through the College Admissions Process

The transition from high school to college is an extremely important time in the lives of young people. For this reason, this time is marked by excitement, fear, uncertainty, and many other complex emotions. These emotions are magnified in unique ways for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) students. This resource guide is intended to meant to assist educators, counselors, and students services professionals (as well as parents and guardians) in supporting LGBTQ students through the college admission process and their subsequent transition to life at postsecondary institutions.