About Us

TASSELTURN IS AN 

Edtech Nonprofit

We use technology to change lives through educational attainment.
Our work is possible thanks to our philanthropic partners.
Consider making a donation or becoming a partner.
TasselTurn partner 4.0 Schools logoTasselTurn partner Vela logo.TasselTurn partner Chicago Beyond logo.

Our platform gives youth access to academic tutoring and advising, opportunities to speak with college recruiters, and unique matches to colleges based on

lived experience, personal
interests, and needs.

Matt Smith
Student
Colgate High School
Task Details
Mid-Year Survey
Submit Assignment
University Checklist
Admissions Essay
TasselTurn check icon.
High School Transcript
TasselTurn check icon.
SAT Score
TasselTurn check icon.
ACT Score
TasselTurn check icon.
TasselTurn check icon white.
Pending Applications
Admissions Deadline
06/12/2022
Progress
Samantha Gill
Coach
Hi Matt, I reviewed your checklist yesterday and I think you are on the right track! We can discuss more about it through chat. When are you available?
Total Rewards Points
+1980

our strategy and features

Select a feature to learn more
Dedicated Educational Coaching
Each student is matched with a personal education coach who offers guidance counseling during high school and college.
Bite-Sized Courses
Through online tutoring and courses on important topics such as budgeting, FAFSA, and paying for college, we help students build skills that lead to graduation and college success.
College Application Support
Our platform makes the college application process easy. Upon signing up, we ask a series of questions and then generate a list of suggested colleges based on the indicated preferences.
Certifications
We provide students a platform to showcase accomplishments and build their resume.
Connections
We connect students with college admissions officers and corporate recruiters directly to facilitate educational and career opportunities.

Help us widen our impact

Your support will guarantee that Pioneers have the opportunity to accomplish their goals. 
Make a Donation
Make college dreams come true.
Activity Report
Jorge Salvador
‍High School Student
$65/per hour
University application status
in progress

Show Support

One time or monthly
$25

Give a pioneer a professional email address

One time or monthly
$100

Sponsor platform access to one Pioneer for one year

One time or monthly
$2,000

Donation
of your choosing

One time or monthly
Custom

All online donors will be featured in
TasselTurn’s annual yearbook!

Yes. TasselTurn Education, DBA TasselTurn, is a nonprofit organization. To claim a donation as a deduction on your US tax return, please keep your email donation receipt. 
Our Taxpayer Identification Number is 86-1787538
Yes. TasselTurn accepts donations through a secure platform, DonorBox, whose technology is PCI compliant.
Please reach out to administrator@tasselturn.org to learn about alternative financial giving options; and how you can connect us to your alma mater.
I wasn't always sure if I would attend college. I met my coach junior year and she immediately began helping me realize my potential. We rewrote my personal statement like three times! The opportunity to talk with people from college was motivating; it made me feel like they wanted me there.
Heather Robinson
TasselTurn Youth Pioneer and 2019 Graduate
of Columbia College Chicago