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The real college scandal is squandered talent purpose

Jun. 7, 2019 6:25 pm

The real college scandal is squandered talent

Alissa Weiss writes about how Cassidy, the student she mentored through high school, will be the first person in her family to attend college. Yale University, as it happens.
Here’s what it’ll take to get College Possible in your Philly high school people

Jan. 23, 2017 7:15 am

Here’s what it’ll take to get College Possible in your Philly high school

The college access and success nonprofit works with low-income high school students to improve their chances of not only enrolling in college, but graduating.
President Amy Gutmann is no longer the highest-paid Penn executive funding

Dec. 5, 2016 11:00 am

President Amy Gutmann is no longer the highest-paid Penn executive

Gutmann made nearly $3 million in 2014, the fourth-highest of all U.S. college presidents. But CHOP surgeon and Penn professor Thomas L. Spray makes more — by a long shot.
Whoa, Philly Futures has an app now results

Dec. 2, 2016 7:43 am

Whoa, Philly Futures has an app now

Want to engage kids? Make an app.
How education nonprofit 12+ builds a ‘college-going culture’ in the schools it serves people

Nov. 28, 2016 7:46 am

How education nonprofit 12+ builds a ‘college-going culture’ in the schools it serves

When it comes to increasing college enrollment, it's not just about targeting the highest-achieving students, said cofounder Ray John in his "Around the Corner" interview.
Scholly’s Christopher Gray on what it takes to be a social entrepreneur people

Nov. 10, 2016 4:02 pm

Scholly’s Christopher Gray on what it takes to be a social entrepreneur

The Shark Tank alum and local success story gave up-and-comers some tips via the New York TImes.
If you’re looking for a job in youth development, read this purpose

Jun. 6, 2016 8:13 am

If you’re looking for a job in youth development, read this

For this edition of On the Market, we rounded up a handful of local youth-focused orgs looking to hire.
Why this local risk consultant is helping Muslim students connect with mentors people

May 24, 2016 9:23 am

Why this local risk consultant is helping Muslim students connect with mentors

It all started with an unknowingly insensitive comment from a college professor.
100 percent of Philadelphia Futures’ students got into college for the 22nd consecutive year results

May 9, 2016 10:34 am

100 percent of Philadelphia Futures’ students got into college for the 22nd consecutive year

Every student from this year's class of 86 was accepted into at least one college. The nonprofit is also celebrating the college graduation of 50 program participants.
Here’s how UConnect aims to bridge the communication gap between Drexel students and West Philly residents method

Apr. 11, 2016 8:30 am

Here’s how UConnect aims to bridge the communication gap between Drexel students and West Philly residents

“When two people get together to just have an honest conversation, they find that they have much more in common than they realized.”

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