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The Core of Let’s Get Ready’s Mission

The core of Let's Get Ready's mission is creating educational equity and equality. Check out the video below to hear from Brook Payner, Chair of LGR’s Board of Directors, and Adam Elbaz, member of LGR’s Associates Council about why this work is important to them.

The Core of Let’s Get Ready’s Mission2022-06-08T12:04:32-04:00

It’s Time to Grow!

As you know, Let’s Get Ready is embarking on a strategic plan to grow to serve 25K students per year by 2025. Watch the video below to hear from our CEO, our Chief Program Officer, and our Managing Director of Development about why this work is important and what makes LGR’s approach unique and [...]

It’s Time to Grow!2022-06-06T10:09:45-04:00

LGR Coaches are the heart of our program — meet Tiffany!

Let’s Get Ready’s program is built around our near-peer coaching model, in which current college students serve as paid mentors to younger high school and college students. “I was excited to get to work directly with students, especially in a mentor role… I have learned so much from the students as well and [...]

LGR Coaches are the heart of our program — meet Tiffany!2022-06-01T13:02:37-04:00

Let’s Get Ready Is Growing

In 2021, Let’s Get Ready launched an ambitious strategic plan with a goal of serving 25,000 students per year by 2025. A critical component of that work is to develop and expand partnerships with high schools, colleges, and other community-based organizations so that we can reach more students in our existing communities as well [...]

Let’s Get Ready Is Growing2022-05-20T16:07:49-04:00

Join the Movement – Invest in Let’s Get Ready Students Today!

Earlier this year, an incredibly generous donor invested $500,000 in Let’s Get Ready to help us implement our strategic plans and meet our ambitious goal of growing to serve 25,000 students each year. A longtime supporter of LGR, this donor and his family were not only inspired to make this catalyzing gift, [...]

Join the Movement – Invest in Let’s Get Ready Students Today!2022-05-16T09:09:44-04:00

Let’s Get Ready alums are ready for college and beyond

Let’s Get Ready has served almost 45,000 high school and college students over the past 24 years and many of them have gone on to do incredible things and have pursued careers in education, public service, medicine, and law - like Andrea! As we approach our 25th anniversary and plan for major [...]

Let’s Get Ready alums are ready for college and beyond2022-05-13T14:51:17-04:00

Meet Elvis and Ishrat from Let’s Get Ready

As LGR nears our 25th anniversary, we’re excited to announce that we are growing and will serve 25,000 students per year by 2025! Over the next few weeks, as graduation season approaches, the LGR team is excited to introduce you to our community members and partners, and share more about our exciting growth plans. [...]

Meet Elvis and Ishrat from Let’s Get Ready2022-05-02T00:21:53-04:00

Marvin’s Story

During my second year at Colgate University, I got involved with Let’s Get Ready upon a suggestion from a random classmate. Yet, as I look back at my career as a classroom teacher, admission counselor, and college advisor, my time with Let’s Get Ready doesn’t feel random at all. Initially, I was apprehensive about [...]

Marvin’s Story2021-11-19T11:37:50-05:00

Lauren’s Story

I first joined the Let’s Get Ready team as a Verbal SAT content coach in the Spring of 2019. My undergraduate program had a requirement for volunteer hours and coaching seemed like a way to complete those in an enjoyable way. That one night a week spent at our NYU site quickly became one [...]

Lauren’s Story2021-11-19T11:30:30-05:00
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