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Who We Serve

14,000

high school and college students

150+

college students engaged as near-peer mentors

856

zip codes across 22 states

90%

of students identify
as people of color

91%

of students come from low-income backgrounds and/or will be first in their family to go to college

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Jumoke’s Story

Watch poet, alum, coach, site director Jumi Opeyemi weave a tapestry of New York, Nigeria, aspiration and achievement.

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Program Model

Access

SAT prep, goal-setting, and introduction to the college admissions and financial aid process.

Transition

College enrollment support through frequent, curriculum-based, two-way texting.

Success

College persistence support through frequent, curriculum-based, two-way texting.

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Rayd will be starting at @HunterCollege this fall. Congrats and good luck Rayd!

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At Let's Get Ready, we acknowledge #Juneteenth as a celebration of the rich history, strength and resilience of the Black community, and a reminder that we as a country still have work to do in the advancement of social justice and systemic equity. #BeTheChange
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Sheneika is ready to get on the road and get started @NorfolkStateUniversity! Congratulations Sheneika - best of luck for a great college journey this fall!

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Marlendjeen will be studying at @TempleUniv this fall. Congrats and good luck...go Owls!

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With so many college acceptances, Solanje had a tough decision, but we're excited to share she'll be taking her talents to @chestnuthillcollege this fall. Congrats and good luck Solanje!

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LGR student Jessica will be studying nursing at @SimmonsUniversity this fall! Congrats and good luck Jessica! #lgrforcollege #education #highereducation #college #simmonsuniversity