Vivian, age 16, visited Nicaragua on a social service program. Listen to her thoughts about the trip and how it changed her perspective.
Jah’torri, age 17, toured several traditionally black colleges and shares her experiences and how this affects her future college choice.
Audrey, age 12, attended musical theatre camp in San Francisco to further her skills in dancing.
Esmee attended the Brown Summer Pre-College program and increased her interest in science and biotechnology.
“Having had a taste of the college experience and a better understanding of the course of study I wish to pursue, I now feel more confident that I will be able to achieve my goals through college and beyond.”
Jocylyn visited schools in Nicaragua and helped them build gardens and sustainable agriculture.
“From this trip I gained experience on building garden beds out of virtually nothing, experiencing a new type of culture and building friendships with the kids at all the schools we helped out in.”
Vicky attended 1 on 1 vocal lessons to improve her vocal technique.
“… having these private lessons have instilled a new found sense of confidence in my capabilities as an artist.”
She spent her summer learning better writing practices at Smith College in North Hampton, Massachussets.
“Attending these workshops gave me a taste for what college life will be like.”