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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


CollegeSpring Attends White House College Opportunity Summit

January 16th, 2014

Washington, DC, January 16, 2014 – 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…  Learn more

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

January 14th, 2014

Opinion – 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…  Learn more

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

January 6th, 2014

San Francisco, CA, January 6, 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…  Learn more


Summer 2013 Results Are In!

October 10th, 2013

San Francisco, CA, October 10, 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,…  Learn more


USC Students Help Local High School Juniors With SAT

September 16th, 2013

Recent Coverage – The University of Southern 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…  Learn more


New Book on Civic Work Features CollegeSpring CEO

August 20th, 2013

Recent Coverage – 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…  Learn more

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

August 14th, 2013

San Francisco, CA, August 14, 2013 – Today, CollegeSpring released the results of its second year of academic-year programs: students in CollegeSpring programs showed average SAT score gains of 188 points. Overall, CollegeSpring’s results appear to be in line with…  Learn more

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CollegeSpring Mentors Join Teach For America Corps

August 8th, 2013

San Francisco, CA, August 8, 2013 – 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…  Learn more