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College Steps


College Steps was founded by a clinical psychologist and a special educator with a simple mission: To empower students living with learning and social challenges through structured post-secondary support. Working closely with high schools, colleges and families, we emphasize peer-to-peer services that build confidence and success.

College Steps provides personalized college support for students with learning and social challenges. Our student-centered support utilizes peer mentoring and multidisciplinary collaboration on campus.

Our structured educational support model emphasizes thorough planning and thoughtful action. Along with our expert team, student mentors are at the center of our approach.

College Steps is located on a growing number of college campuses across the country. College Steps provides high school students with an introduction to college, and college students ongoing support.

College Steps is partnered with NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (NOVA) Alexandria, Annandale and Loudoun.


ADD/ADHD After High School Emotional Disability High School Learning Disability Middle School Mild/Moderate Disabilities Other Health Impairment Parent/Family Postsecondary Education Transition