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.
If our students have a rite of passage it has to be Presentations of Learning – a reflective speech delivered before friends and family.
First Graduate is looking for volunteers to work 1:1 with college students to coach them through working towards a 3.0 GPA.
Yinia, a high school senior and First Graduate student, recently won the Exploring Leadership Social Enterprise Pitch Night event.
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.
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.
The day started bright and early as we rounded up our excited students and boarded the bus for the UC Santa Cruz campus.
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.
In case you missed Cap & Gown 2016 (or want to re-live the magic) we’ve posted some video highlights from the night.
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…