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Who We Serve


high school and college students


college students engaged as near-peer mentors


zip codes across 22 states


of students identify
as people of color


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

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Melikas’s Story

Let’s Get Ready Alumna, Melika Forbes, reunites with founder, Jeannie Rosenthal, to reflect on 20 years of helping students get to and through college.


Program Model


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


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


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

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25 years ago, Let's Get Ready was founded by a remarkable woman and today, our mission continues under the leadership of yet another. We celebrate women across the globe who have, do, and will continuously inspire us to challenge ourselves and societies for the better.

Listen to our next generation of executive women leaders in this EAB podcast, where our Managing Director of Partnerships, Jordan Wesley, gives insight on how to build better partnerships with #CBOs, boost recruiting efforts and help students overcome obstacles when applying to college.

#lgrforcollege #collegaccess #collegesuccess #highered #WHM #womensday #IWD2023

BHM may be over but the celebration of Black life and excellence continues at LGR. Congratulations to our College Success Program Manager, Clennie Murphy, who recently welcomed his firstborn.

"LGR provides me the opportunity to empower, educate, and encourage the next generation of leaders. It is our job to lift one another as we climb, and I want to model this for my son and students to show them how important it is to cultivate a future where everyone in your community is growing around you." - Clennie Murphy

#lgrforcollege #collegeaccess #collegesuccess #highered

We spent time this week reflecting on the national and global crises affecting our students, staff, families and communities – and we stand with all who suffer to pursue a better and just society. ✊🏽 to our Black communities and leaders pushing us forward. #lgrforcollege #BHM ...