The purpose of this study was to explore the factors related to the Compact for Success partnership between San Diego State University and the Sweetwater Union High School District that have generated increases in the number of graduating seniors entering SDSU. Furthermore, the intent of the research was to find differences in support systems across schools and how might these differences contribute to different levels of results. This study examined the factors that might be influencing improvements in results associated with the Compact for Success partnership between SUHSD and SDSU. The following two questions directed this study: 1. What key elements have influenced increases in the number of graduating Sweetwater Union High School District seniors entering a San Diego State University through the Compact for Success? 2. Are there differences in support systems across schools and how might these differences contribute to different level of results? Participants of this study were interviewed using an individual or focused semi-structured interview setting. Participants included sophomores, seniors, teachers, counselors, and principals of two similar high schools in the SUHSD. In addition, the superintendent of SUHSD and Compact for Success Director of SDSU were interviewed. The findings that emerged provide districts/universities with a roadmap of possible interventions that could be implemented to promote a college-going culture and college-readiness.