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Exciting Opportunity to Help Waterville, Maine Students Attend College!

Last year Let's Get Ready was awarded a three-year $225,000 matching grant by the prestigious Alfond Foundation to grow its programming in Waterville, ME. In partnership with the Alfond Youth Center and Colby College, this spring Let's Get Ready provided 70 low-income high school students with critical SAT prep and college admissions counseling. Click the above link to learn more about helping Maine students go to college!

 
 

 

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The True Meaning of "Students Helping Students"
3/29/2016
I remember sitting in my freshmen dorm room watching my parents leave. An overwhelming feeling of anxiety came over me as I analyzed my new surroundings. I had worked incredibly hard in both my preparation for the SATs and research on college admissions. Alone, I had tackled the unfamiliar topics of financial aid, student loans, and scholarships. Finally, it was move-in day at Stony Brook University and I did not feel accomplished. Instead, I felt like the obstacles had just begun and there was more hardship ahead of me.
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