first generation students


The year is almost over, but there is so much more we can do to help get our students ready for college. Please read these tips before letting your kids go for the summer.

June 2012 Teacher and Counselor College Readiness Tips





Martin says why parents should let their children go away to college, especially on full scholarships. Martin, a presidential scholar at Villanova, is the first in his family to go to college. Martin grew up in Southern California and his family supported his college dreams that have taken him across the country (for free) and even to Rome. His younger brother goes to school in Michigan.

Part II-Four Years They’ll Never Get Back-Let your child go ...


Consider four year private colleges. They want diverse, low-income students. Arthur and Jesus share their reasons for applying.

Why We Are Applying to Private Four Year Colleges