News & Announcements


CollegeSpring Releases 2013 Annual Report

April 8th, 2014

CollegeSpring is pleased to share our 2013 Annual Report, celebrating our fifth year helping students boost SAT scores, navigate college admissions and financial aid, and confidently pursue college degrees. Click above to view CollegeSpring’s 2013 Annual Report and join us…  Learn more


CollegeSpring Attends White House College Opportunity Summit

January 16th, 2014

  WASHINGTON, DC – CollegeSpring is honored to have been one of a small number of college-access nonprofits attending the College Opportunity Summit hosted by the President and First Lady today at the White House. At the event, CollegeSpring committed to…  Learn more

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Why Low-Income Students Have The Most To Gain From The SAT

January 14th, 2014

SAT scores may determine not only where students earn degrees, but whether they graduate from college at all. Read CollegeSpring Co-Founder and CEO Garrett Neiman’s article on Why Low-Income Students Have The Most To Gain From The SAT  

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Forbes “30 Under 30 – Education” list honors Garrett Neiman

January 6th, 2014

Today, CollegeSpring Co-Founder and CEO Garrett Neiman was honored in Forbes Magazine’s annual 30 Under 30 – Education list as one of 30 edu-preneurs under 30 reinventing education. In CollegeSpring’s case, “reinventing” does not mean reinventing the wheel. Instead, it…  Learn more


Summer 2013 Results Are In!

October 10th, 2013

This summer, CollegeSpring students increased their SAT scores 182 points on average, up from an average of 170 points during Summer 2012. Students told us  they feel confident that they will apply to, attend, and finish college. They understand the…  Learn more


USC Students Help Local High School Juniors With SAT

September 16th, 2013

The University of California’s Daily Trojan newspaper highlights CollegeSpring’s growing partnership with Teach For America and the longstanding involvement of USC students as CollegeSpring mentors: “A lot of people who did CollegeSpring and mentored as undergrads were interested in Teach for…  Learn more


New Book on Civic Work Features CollegeSpring CEO

August 20th, 2013

A new book by Thomas Ehrlich and Ernestine Fu, “Civic Work and Civic Lessons: Two Generations Reflect on Public Service,” profiles CollegeSpring CEO Garrett Neiman and tells the story of CollegeSpring’s founding: “Garrett wanted to do more to promote and…  Learn more

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CollegeSpring’s Academic-Year 2012-13 Results, In Context

August 14th, 2013

CollegeSpring raises SAT scores and boosts admissions for low-income students, particularly for low-scorers SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Today, CollegeSpring released the results of its second year of academic-year programs: students in CollegeSpring programs showed average SAT score gains of 188…  Learn more

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CollegeSpring Mentors Join Teach For America Corps

August 8th, 2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Congratulations to the fourteen CollegeSpring mentors who were admitted to the Teach For America corps this year!  From Los Angeles, Kellie Caro, Irma Cruz, Rebecca Elias, Monica Esparza, Katherine Hitchcock, Shauday Klaz, Hunter Kubryk, Laura Lindeen,…  Learn more


CollegeSpring Partners with Groupon Grassroots for a Back-To-School Initiative

July 22nd, 2013

CollegeSpring’s Back-to-School Groupon Grassroots Campaign will provide CollegeSpring students with mentors for the 2013-2014 academic-year program SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Today CollegeSpring and Groupon Grassroots, the philanthropic arm of Groupon, announce the launch of a local campaign to raise funds…  Learn more