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  • Sophomore Symposium

    By on January 31, 2017

    The idea behind the Sophomore Symposium is that students think critically about what they want (or don’t want) in a college and research one particular school that would fit the bill for them.

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  • Presentations of Learning

    By on August 17, 2016

    If our students have a rite of passage it has to be Presentations of Learning – a reflective speech delivered before friends and family.

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  • We’re Recruiting Coach 3.0 Volunteers

    By on July 27, 2016

    First Graduate is looking for volunteers to work 1:1 with college students to coach them through working towards a 3.0 GPA.

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  • Exploring Leadership Social Enterprise Pitch Night

    By on July 19, 2016

    Yinia, a high school senior and First Graduate student, recently won the Exploring Leadership Social Enterprise Pitch Night event.

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  • FirstGen Speaker Series – Laura Pereyra

    By on July 7, 2016

    Laura Pereyra recently stopped by to talk to our 7th graders about her life and journey as a first generation college student. Laura is a communications manager at BetterDoctor, a health startup in San Francisco.

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  • Transition to College with FG10

    By on July 5, 2016

    To kickoff their journey in college, we recently hosted a two-day Transition to College event for our students who are starting college in the Fall.

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  • UC Santa Cruz Field Trip

    By on May 13, 2016

    The day started bright and early as we rounded up our excited students and boarded the bus for the UC Santa Cruz campus.

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  • March to College

    By on May 11, 2016

    Join First Graduate on Thursday, May 12th, as we march with students and parents in support of the idea that college-going should be an option for all students in San Francisco.

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  • Video Highlights from Cap & Gown 2016

    By on May 9, 2016

    In case you missed Cap & Gown 2016 (or want to re-live the magic) we’ve posted some video highlights from the night.

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  • College Decisions Are Here!

    By on May 5, 2016

    Congratulations to the 26 First Graduate seniors who are headed off to colleges and universities across the country this fall. See where they’re headed…

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