2022 Grads

Celebrating More Than 20 Years!

Be Part of Their Success

Your gift today puts another high-potential student on the pathway to success in college and throughout life!

Proven   |   Research-Based   |   After-School

Celebrating More Than 20 Years!

Be Part of Their Success

Your gift today puts another high-potential student on the pathway to success in college and throughout life!

Proven   |   Research-Based   |   After-School

Celebrating More Than 20 Years!

Be Part of Their Success

Your gift today puts another high-potential student on the pathway to success in college and throughout life!

|   Proven   |
|   Research-Based   |
|   After-School   |

20th Anniversary Reflections

from Vilma France,
Pioneering Pathways Teacher

 Thank You –  
we did it together!

In 2020, the Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation offered Pathways to College a matching challenge grant. Because of generous support from friends like you, in 2022, we exceeded our $2 million goal.

Your support transforms the lives of youth living in under-resourced communities.

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Scholar Stories

Pathways to College uniquely transforms the lives of overlooked students of color through proven, research-based, and caring after-school programming. Hear from our Scholars, in their words

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Opportunity for Scholars to be nationally published

OUR APPROACH TO SUCCESS

Identifying potential and developing leaders in under-represented populations remains a critical challenge in our society.

Our Goals

A key way to address this challenge – and the challenge of overall school performance – is strengthening students’ ability to win admission to and succeed in the best possible colleges, given their interests and abilities.

School-Based Scholars Program
  • Operates after school in partner schools and communities.
  • Sessions are scheduled twice or more weekly during the school year for at least four hours per week.
  • Led by a team of the most effective teachers in each participating school.
  • Targets up to 100 Scholars in grades 9-12.
  • Schoolwide impact is attained through building a college-going culture and providing opportunities for schoolwide activities.
National Scholars Program
  • Accommodates Scholars who prefer the flexibility of a virtual program, empowering them to balance school, work, and preparing for success after high school, when a School-Based Program is not available.
  • Operates after school hours as a virtual, national community of learners.
  • Led by Pathways to College program teachers.
  • Currently open to applicants in central and eastern time zones

Results that matter

 

100%

Pathways Graduates Accepted to College
 

90%

Pathways Graduates Entered College*
More than

4,800

Pathways Scholars (To Date)

* Source: National Student Clearinghouse

What Our Scholars Are Saying

Our Scholars have amazing stories to share as they continue to build upon the solid foundation nurtured by Pathways to College.

"When I look back at all that I have accomplished in both my high school and college career, I have Pathways to College to thank."

- Latisha

"EVERGREEN! The program is forever fresh in my mind and the positive lessons learned are always forefront in my life today."

- Zaamir

"Pathways to College opened a door in my life."

- Lemar

"I get to go to college! Before Pathways to College I didn't think it was possible for me to go."

- Hannah

"Having a team willing to guide me through the process helped fuel my passion to aim high and commit to my college journey."

- Bukky

"While every student is capable of doing great, only a few stand out and Pathways to College helped me stand out."

- Frandy

"Pathways to College has made me a leader."

- Diamond