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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

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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

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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

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How Mentoring Prepared One Corps Member For The Classroom

January 30th, 2014 /CollegeSpring

Former CollegeSpring mentor Kellie Caro is now a Teach For America corps member and a 5th grade teacher in Phoenix, Arizona. Read Kellie’s reflections on Teach For America’s Pass The Chalk Blog about how her time as a CollegeSpring mentor…  Learn more

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Meet Marcos Santiago, Vice President of Development and Communications

October 8th, 2013 /CollegeSpring

We are excited to welcome Marcos Santiago as CollegeSpring’s Vice President of Development and Communications. We sat down with Marcos to learn about his background, why he is excited about CollegeSpring, and what advice he would give to current undergraduates. You…  Learn more

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Meet Kathy Dominguez, Southern California Executive Director

October 8th, 2013 /CollegeSpring

We are excited to welcome Kathy Dominguez as CollegeSpring’s first Southern California Executive Director. We sat down with Kathy to learn about her background, why she is excited about CollegeSpring, and what advice she would give to current undergraduates. You can…  Learn more

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Advice to High School Seniors From a CollegeSpring Alumnus

September 16th, 2013 /CollegeSpring

We asked CollegeSpring alumni from our first academic-year programs–who are starting college this fall–to pass on words of wisdom and advice to the seniors at their high schools who are just beginning the college application process. Here is the response…  Learn more