Introducing Data & Impact at CollegeSpring

June 29th, 2015 /Mariana Preciado

Welcome to the home on the web for Data & Impact at CollegeSpring! Here you can read up on our Data & Impact activities, including program cycle reports, program best practices, and analyses of our impact on student success. We will also…  Learn more


Alumni Spotlight: Floyd Black

June 2nd, 2015 /CollegeSpring

Floyd Black, a CollegeSpring alumnus, recently received the Alliance College-Ready Public Schools Leader of Change Scholarship. He also traveled to the White House to meet First Lady Michelle Obama as part of the White House Beating the Odds Summit. Floyd…  Learn more


CollegeSpring Participates in SVGives Day of Giving

April 22nd, 2015 /CollegeSpring

Last year, the Silicon Valley Community Foundation hosted it’s first ever regional day of giving with the goal of strengthening the common good locally. In just 24 hours, Silicon Valley Gives (SVGives) raised just over $8 million benefiting 600 local non-profit…  Learn more

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Mentor Spotlight: Meet Danielle Chauvet

April 22nd, 2015 /CollegeSpring

CollegeSpring Mentors meet weekly with mentees to work on skill building and college readiness. This month we are spotlighting Danielle Chauvet: Danielle was born in Brooklyn, where she first cultivated her passion for medicine and health equity. She is currently…  Learn more


Jaylyn Burns: CollegeSpring Alumna and Summer 2014 Mentor

October 29th, 2014 /CollegeSpring

More than most other mentors this summer, Jaylyn Burns (right) was especially well qualified to embody CollegeSpring’s culture: Jaylyn participated as a student in CollegeSpring’s 2012 summer program at Envision Academy in Oakland. Now a sophomore at UC Merced, she shared…  Learn more


CollegeSpring Improves College Matriculation and Matching, Finds New Report

July 3rd, 2014

Los Angeles, CA, July 3, 2014 – With larger cohorts of CollegeSpring students now entering college, CollegeSpring is excited to be able to report meaningfully on college matriculation. Dr. Mariana Preciado, CollegeSpring’s Michael & Susan Dell Foundation-funded Director of Research…  Learn more

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New SAT Creates More Equitable Path to College

June 16th, 2014 /CollegeSpring

Opinion – The test changes announced by The College Board in March offer positive steps towards creating a more equitable path to college for students from low-income backgrounds, but we still have a long way to go. Read CEO Garrett Neiman’s take…  Learn more

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CollegeSpring Incorporates New SAT Changes into Constantly Evolving Curriculum

March 13th, 2014 /CollegeSpring

San Francisco, CA, March 13, 2014 – Last week, the College Board confirmed general details regarding their planned SAT redesign. The College Board will administer the revised PSAT in Fall 2015 and the revised SAT in Spring 2016. To ensure…  Learn more


CollegeSpring Presents Findings at Social Psychology Conference

February 21st, 2014 /CollegeSpring

Austin, TX, February 21, 2014 –Dr. Mariana Preciado, CollegeSpring’s Director of Research and Evaluation, recently presented findings at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Austin, TX. Her poster discussed the impact of CollegeSpring’s mentoring…  Learn more

Jonas Kwok, HealthCorps Coordinator and Former CollegeSpring Mentor

Jonas Kwok, HealthCorps Coordinator and Former Mentor

February 18th, 2014 /CollegeSpring

We recently spoke with one of CollegeSpring’s very first mentors, Jonas Kwok, who is now serving students in New York City as a HeathCorps Coordinator. We asked Jonas to tell us about his experience with CollegeSpring and to share any…  Learn more