Scholar Voices 2021

Scholar Voices

Student Award Winners Announced

Scholar Voices

Student Award Winners Announced

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How does Pathways to College achieve a 100% college admission rate for Scholars?

How does Pathways to College achieve a 100% college admission rate for Scholars?

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Learn about our programs!

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Gift of College!

Since our founding in 1994, we’ve helped more than 4,000 students gain admission to colleges and universities nationwide. Can you help us put more students – in New Jersey and beyond – on a pathway to college?

As you think about which organizations you might support, consider Pathways to College! Each gift made will be doubled as all donations will be matched by the Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation.

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New Scholar Profiles

We have two new Scholar profiles: Lauren Prates, an aspiring photographer and Raven Jackson, a student aiming for a career in business and law. More profiles will be added in the coming days.

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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.
  • Led by four 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 college preparatory pursuits.
  • Operates after school as a virtual, national community of learners.
  • Led by veteran Pathways to College program teachers.
  • Currently open to applicants in central and eastern time zones

Our Founding Partner Colleges

Results that matter

100%

Pathways Graduates Admitted to College *

90%

Pathways Graduates College Matriculation Rate *

4,000+

Pathways Scholars (To Date)

70%

Pathways’ Graduates’ College Persistence Rate *

* Based on National Student Clearinghouse Data

$1,200

Annual Program Cost Per Student

Results that matter

100%

Pathways Graduates Admitted to College *

90%

PATHWAYS GRADUATES COLLEGE MATRICULATION RATE *

4K+

Pathways Scholars (To Date) *

70%

Pathways’ Graduates’ College Persistence Rate *

* Based on National Student Clearinghouse Data

$1.2K

Annual Program Cost Per Student

What Our Students Are Saying

Our Students 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 tearm 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