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College Signing Day

March 24th, 2016 /CollegeSpring

What is College Signing Day? Signing Day is a chance to celebrate students for making a commitment to higher education. Hosted by schools, organizations, community leaders and influencers, Signing Day is a chance to rally around local students and show…  Learn more

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Five Takeaways from the New SAT

February 18th, 2016 /CollegeSpring

The new SAT will be released in March 2016. Here are some important changes.  Real-world vocabulary. The new SAT is focused on context. Even if you are unsure of a definition, you can make an educated guess based on the…  Learn more

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Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Santos

January 27th, 2016 /CollegeSpring

Growing up, my childhood wasn’t always the norm. I come from a family with a military father and I’ve had to grow up and mature much more quickly than others my age. I was born in San Diego, but my…  Learn more

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Thank You and Happy Holidays!

December 16th, 2015 /CollegeSpring

  

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Happy Holidays from CollegeSpring Students!

December 3rd, 2015 /CollegeSpring

The Holiday Season is an exciting time for CollegeSpring as we look back at the amazing accomplishments of CollegeSpring students and look forward to what’s to come. CollegeSpring is especially proud of the students at Alliance Patti & Peter Neuwirth Leadership Academy,…  Learn more

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Alumni Reflections: Thuan Ngoc Phung

November 17th, 2015 /CollegeSpring

Like many immigrant, first-generation, and low-income students, I felt the pressure to succeed. My parents gave up their comfortable life in District 5, the Chinese-influenced region of Vietnam, for minimum wage, laborious jobs in America. For them and myself, I…  Learn more

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CollegeSpring Data & Impact Featured in Upcoming Webinars

October 14th, 2015 /Mariana Preciado

CollegeSpring’s Data & Impact processes are being highlighted in two upcoming webinars for the broader College Access and NPO communities. Please see below for more information about these webinars and how to sign up to hear more about Data &…  Learn more

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New York Mentor Spotlight: Meet Christina Oros

September 21st, 2015 /CollegeSpring

During the summer, CollegeSpring mentors met daily with students to work on skill building and college readiness. This month we are spotlighting Christina Oros. Christina is a Brooklyn College graduate. She majored in Speech Pathology with a minor in Theatre. She…  Learn more

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CollegeSpring’s First Formative Evaluation

For the second Data & Impact blog post, I wanted to give an update on one of our major projects. We are currently in the middle of our first formative evaluation. This project started in May 2014 and will wrap…  Learn more

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CollegeSpring Alumni Reflect on the 2015 Beating the Odds Summit

August 19th, 2015 /CollegeSpring

We were proud to celebrate a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for two CollegeSpring seniors, Floyd Black and Silvia Madrid, who joined First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House for the 2015 Beating the Odds Summit! Here are their take-aways for the CollegeSpring community:…  Learn more