AmazonSmile is Here!

We aren’t encouraging you to go shopping, but if you are, and you use Amazon, here’s a way to make your Amazon Smile gift to First Graduate be multiplied 10x! Be sure to check back soon to learn about First Graduate’s “End of the Year” Campaign and how you can contribute!

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College Application Retreat

First Graduate seniors had a blast at their Senior Application Retreat! Thank you to Marriah, Aileen, and Tammy for leading such amazing workshops for our seniors to participate in! What has become remarkable about the College Application Retreat, which I’ve done for the past 5 years, are how some things are predictable and how some

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FG Visits WORKDAY

First Graduate students just got back from a wonderful trip to WORKDAY! Thank you to everyone for your participation and support in making this a wonderful learning experience for all our students! This is the second year that Workday hosted our students at their work site. They provided transportation in a Lexus bus that drove

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FG – Career Day 2018!

A big THANK YOU to everyone who participated in Career Day! Thank you for joining us, and helping to make it happen! Want to join in the fun? Visit First Graduate’s Volunteer Page to learn about how you can sign up to participate in upcoming events!

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2018 College Decisions Are In!

FG12 Senior Snapshot – 2018 Our current senior class, the 12th cohort of First Graduate (FG12), has 37 students attending 10 high schools Average ACT score: 21 ACT Range: 14-32 Free/Reduced Lunch: approximately 75% Average GPA* : 3.3 76% have a GPA* of 3.0 and higher 46% have a GPA* of 3.5 and higher *cumulative,

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First Graduate in FORBES!

Be sure to check out this featured article in FORBES about First Graduate! https://www.forbes.com/sites/civicnation/2018/06/19/when-i-walked-across-the-stage-my-parents-were-graduating-too-1/#522063474ca9 “As a first-generation college student, I know firsthand the power that a college education has to change lives, not just for graduates, but for their families too. In many ways, when I earned my degree from the University of California, Irvine

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Congratulations! – 2018 Graduating HS Students

To all our HS Senior graduates! We couldn’t be more proud of all your hard work and dedication!   Jordan and Aileen (Galileo Academy of Science and Technology) headed to UC Santa Cruz Marriah and Marcos (Abraham Lincoln High School) headed to UCLA Tammy and Melissa (Washington High School) headed to CSU Long Beach Aileen,

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