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


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


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