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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Pizza for Pi Day!

We’ve launched a new campaign to raise money to feed our students when they come for after school, evening, and weekend coaching, mentoring, and workshops. Check it out here: https://pizza-for-pi-day-65235.causevox.com. Buy a slice or a pie today!

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Celebrate our newest college grads!

With 20 students graduating from college and 37 starting college in the fall, we have a lot to celebrate, because you helped make this happen! Join us for Cap & Gown on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Intercontinental Hotel. For information, tickets, and sponsorship, contact me at [email protected]  

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José Rivas Joins First Graduate as Executive Director

FIRST GRADUATE APPOINTS JOSÉ RIVAS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Terri Forman elevated to Senior Director, Philanthropy & Marketing First Graduate Board of Directors are pleased to announce the appointment of José Rivas as First Graduate’s next Executive Director. José brings 25+ years of experience in college access across several positions at University of California, Berkeley. José has

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