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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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  • 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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