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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

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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

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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

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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