Working Together to Achieve Success
BY THE NUMBERS
2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR
Reality Changers graduates earned 153 associate’s, bachelor's, master’s, and doctorate degrees.
We provided advising services and workshops to more than 800 college students and early career professionals.
All together, the Alumni Network had 1437 conversations with program participants.
High school seniors became members of the Alumni Network when they graduated in the spring.
TOP 10 SCHOOLS FOR REALITY CHANGERS GRADUATES
- San Diego State University
- University of California, San Diego
- California State University, San Marcos
- San Diego Mesa College
- University of California, Irvine
- University of California, Los Angeles
- University of California, Riverside
- San Diego City College
- University of California, Berkeley
- University of California, Santa Cruz
Alumni are always welcome to come back and join Reality Changers as volunteers! Help out on an ongoing basis or come to a one-time event.
Your gift supports individualized advising, workshops, mentorship, and more for first-generation college students and graduates.
Alumni Network FAQs
The Alumni Network serves high school graduates who participated in College Town and/or College Apps Academy. This generally includes first-generation college students and graduates. Alumni Network participants may be 17 to 40 years old, depending on when they first joined Reality Changers.
Individuals who did not enter college or who stopped college are still welcome (and encouraged!) to access the Reality Changers Alumni Network services.
Yes! Anyone who participated in Reality Changers in high school is part of the Alumni Network.
Contact us! Whether you need help accessing mental health services, getting financial support, finding legal aid, or something else, we’re here to help you problem-solve and connect you to the resources you need.
Reality Changers alumni are privy to a number of key benefits, access to mentors and fellow alumni chief among them. Such networking opportunities allow graduates to build valuable connections and expand their professional reach. We also offer support and resources for graduates who are seeking employment or hoping to advance in their field. This includes job search assistance and help writing your resume and cover letters. There are opportunities for continual growth and learning, as well as the chance to give back to the next generation of aspiring college students.
Reality Changers alumni resources are undeniably useful, but the alumni themselves can provide unique perspective for recent graduates. Networking can provide a sense of camaraderie and community, allowing for the exchange of challenges, successes, and experiences. Befriending other alumni can open up valuable opportunities like job leads, mentorship, and industry knowledge. Alumni may be able to provide recommendations and referrals, which are essential in advancing the careers of new graduates.