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Summer Action Items for Incoming College Freshmen

The summer before college can be so exciting and intimidating all at once. Between now and the time you arrive on campus, you will be busy! 1,129 more words

College Prep

826 Valencia

Our main goals are to close the academic achievement gap for under-served youth in the Bay Area, provide the tools and resources necessary for success in school and beyond, connect caring adults to young people in need of individualized support, and make the path to college and career less of a leap.

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BUILD’s mission is to use entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of youth from under-resourced communities and propel them to high school, college & career success. BUILD serves approximately 1500 students in under-resourced communities, who attend high schools with below-average graduation and college enrollment rates. 

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Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula

Our mission is to provide the low-income youth of our community with the opportunities they need to achieve school success. The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula’s vision is that all young people, if they work hard, can live fulfilling lives with a good education, a fair paying job, decent housing, and the ability to raise a family.

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SMASH Academy, our flagship program, is a three-year STEM- intensive residential college prep program that empowers students to deepen their talents and pursue STEM careers. Every summer, scholars are immersed in tuition-free studies at a leading universities throughout the country. 

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KIPP Bay Area Schools

The mission of KIPP Bay Area Schools is to operate high-achieving public schools in educationally underserved communities, developing in our students the knowledge, skills and character essential to thrive in college, shape their futures, and positively impact the world.

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