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  • Donor Breakfast @ Wells Fargo

    By on October 17, 2016

    Siddharth Alexander, a First Graduate volunteer and donor, recently hosted a breakfast for Wells Fargo colleagues to introduce them to our students and share the impact that donors and volunteers have on students’ lives.

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  • Women’s Colleges: Pathways for Emerging Leaders

    By on October 11, 2016

    Women’s Colleges: Pathways for Emerging Leaders is an event for First Graduate high school girls to meet local alumnae from leading women’s college and learn about how the experience shaped their college experiences and career aspirations.

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  • First Graduate Middle Schoolers Go Back To School!

    By on October 10, 2016

    It’s that time of year again! With backpacks, new haircuts and a few new inches in height, our kids are looking sharp and ready to learn!

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  • Senior College Application Retreat

    By on September 8, 2016

    Our newest class of rising seniors, FG 11, sat in a circle at the Point Bonita YMCA and were asked “What does it mean to be the first in your family to go to college?”

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  • GoogleServe Partners Help Out @ Summer Program

    By on August 22, 2016

    This summer we were thrilled to partner with GoogleServe, bringing 24 Google volunteers to participate in our middle school summer program.

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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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