Exponential Achievement
A6 Framework Graduates

Exponential Achievement Involves Six Components

Whether “college” means a traditional four-year college, trade school, community college, military service or other, it takes six components to get students ready.

Many organizations are eager to help you with these. You just need help organizing and mobilizing them so that you’re providing the right solutions to the right students at the right time for exponential achievement.

At our A6Academy we show you how to do that so that you’re free to focus on what you do best.

Hover your cursor over each for examples of the interventions that fall within each category.

Exponential Achievement Requires an Exceptional Team.
Here’s a Little About Ours:

Dr. Jack Schmit, A6 Framework CreatorDr. Schmit is Director of Grant Procurement and Student Support with the Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Multicultural Affairs at Indiana University. Prior to his current position, he worked with the Indiana Career and Postsecondary Advancement Center for 15 years. The Center communicated with over 300,000 households in Indiana through a direct mail campaign, hosted an extensive Web site on education and work, and maintained a toll free Hotline for career and college information. In the ten years that he was with ICPAC, Indiana rose from 47th to the 10th leading state in the nation in college attendance.

For the past 25 years, Dr. Schmit has worked with diverse student groups in college access programs throughout the education pipeline from middle school programs to graduate school.

Dr. Schmit is a first-generation college student who received his bachelor’s degree in Psychology from South Dakota State University and Masters degree in Guidance and Counseling from Northern State University (South Dakota). In 1991, he completed a Ph.D. in college administration from Indiana University and is coauthor of a book titled, Going to College: How Economic, and Educational Factors Influence the Decisions Students Make. This book chronicles a nine-year study of the college decision-making process of Indiana high school students. The study examines the factors that influenced both student intentions and what students actually did four years after high school.