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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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Check us out on social media

Tasneem is headed to @PennState this fall. Congrats and best of luck Tasneem, and go Nittany Lions!

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Raven will be attending @NorthwesternU this fall. Congrats and good luck Raven!

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LGR's Managing Director of Partnerships, Jordan Wesley + newest Program Committee member, Thom Butler, put a spotlight on all the great work happening around #collegeaccess and #collegesuccess in Philadelphia at this year's @nacacheadquarters Guiding the Way to Inclusion Conference. Thank you for including us in this year's event! #lgrforcollege #gwi2022 #philadelphia ...

Congrats to Sahai who will be joining the College of Mount Saint Vincent (@mountstvincent) Class of 2026 this fall. Best of luck Sahai!

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Join us in congratulating LGR student Camila, who will be attending @UMass Amherst this fall! Best of luck Camila!

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LGR Students: Grad Bag is back! Join us on Thursday, July 28th for Grad Bag 2022 in NYC! Our annual #gradbag event provides college dorm room essentials to underrepresented and first-gen college-bound students, at no cost to them. Together with @GradBag, we envision a world where students enter dorm life with confidence and leave college contributing to a more sustainable planet. To achieve this, lightly used dorm room essentials are collected, refreshed, and repackaged annually for redistribution to incoming students in-need. Reserve your spot! https://www.letsgetready.org/gradbag

Space is limited and RSVP is required - just select a one-hour shopping window, arrive on time and leave with #free dorm room essentials for your first year of college. We look forward to seeing you! #lgrforcollege #collegeaccess #collegesupport #collegesuccess #nyc
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Tatiana will be heading to @DukeUniversity this fall. Congrats and good luck Tatiana! Go Blue Devils!

#decisionday #classof2022 #lgrforcollege #graduation #duke #collegestudents #collegeaccess #collegesuccess
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LGR Students: Grad Bag is back! Join us in NYC or Boston this summer for Grad Bag 2022! Our annual #gradbag event in conjunction with @GradBag provides college dorm room essentials to underrepresented and first-gen college-bound students, at no cost to them. Together, we envision a world where students enter dorm life with confidence and leave college contributing to a more sustainable planet. To achieve this, lightly used dorm room essentials are collected, refreshed, and repackaged annually for redistribution to incoming students in-need. Choose a city, reserve your spot, and leave with #free dorm room essentials for your first year of college. https://www.letsgetready.org/gradbag

Space is limited and RSVP is required - we look forward to seeing you! #lgrforcollege #collegeaccess #collegesupport #collegesuccess #nyc #boston #sustainability #globalcitizen #dormlife #collegebound #collegeresources #freeresources #graduate #firstgen
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Zakiya will be studying at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (@ncatsuaggies) this fall. Congrats and good luck Zakiya - the Aggies are lucky to have you!

#decisionday #classof2022 #lgrforcollege #graduation #hbcu
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LGR Students: Join us virtually for Transition Day tomorrow, July 21st from 2-4pm!

Did you just graduate from high school? Are you starting college this fall? We've partnered with @universityofvermont to bring you our best tips for succeeding in your first year of college, regardless of where you'll be attending. Come and learn from experienced students and the LGR team - we look forward to seeing you!

Visit letsgetready.org/transitionday to learn more and reserve your spot.

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A big congrats to Lily Ann, who will be studying medical biology at @UniversityNewEngland this fall! Best of luck Lily Ann!

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