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Analuz, Reality Changers Class of 2021

As Analuz enters into her new life as a San Diego State Aztec Warrior, she feels “honored” to be a part of the Reality Changers legacy.

“Reality Changers’ work within the community is very important. There are so many kids out there who could use the help of Reality Changers to become first generation college students. Shoutout to my tutors, Achievement Coach, and College Apps Academy Instructor for being the best and providing such wonderful support.”

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Linh, Reality Changers Class of 2016

“Reality Changers is a place that provides students with a safe environment to grow and learn. From the tutoring sessions to college prep to speech competitions to volunteering opportunities to each other’s presence, Reality Changers really covers it all to prepare students for college and beyond.”

After high school, Linh attended UC San Diego and graduated in 2020 with a B.S. in Public Health and a Minor in Business. She says that this is one of her proudest accomplishments.

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Laura, Reality Changers Class of 2014

“Reality Changers supported me throughout my senior year in high school to now. The organization’s resources and staff have been the reason I was able to graduate from college and continue on route to participating in post-graduate programs and even a master’s degree. I attribute my success in college to this amazing organization and its staff.”

Today, Laura works in Social Media Marketing and Communications for Ana Luisa Guluarte Castro, a political candidate in La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico. She continues to stay engaged with the Reality Changers Alumni Network and access Alumni Network resources.

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Dilshod, Reality Changers Class of 2015

Dilshod moved to the United States from Russia in 2009 and joined Reality Changers in 2010. At the time, he was facing academic challenges because he was not fluent in English and learning to navigate the American education system.

As part of Reality Changers, Dilshod participated in tutoring, leadership development, public speaking, and career readiness programming. He found a welcoming family with the Reality Changers staff, volunteers, and peer community.

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Meet Linjie, Future UCI Alumnus!

Reality Changers was there since Day 1 when I started to apply for college. I honestly don’t know if I would have made it this far without Reality Changers, especially when learning was all online. I was clueless and lost with no hope, thankfully my College Apps Academy Instructor was by my side and helped me through the college process. I was able to submit my University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) applications, Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), Personal Insight Questions (PIQs), scholarships, and so much more without any obstacles and I got into my reach schools because of Reality Changers!

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Meet Terrick, Future SDSU Alumnus!

Reality Changers has supported, guided, and stuck with me throughout my journey as a senior overall! I love how open and caring the program is to it’s students. I have gained a ton of knowledge about university and college alternatives. I never knew much detail about college until I joined Reality Changers! Truthfully, this program reaches out to those who needs the assistance the most (from my point of view) also!

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The 8th Grade Achievement Mentor Program

When factoring in all of the details involved in selecting a college, many students don’t know where to begin. Although selecting a college where you will spend the next 4-5 years of your life can be challenging, knowing yourself and what you value most makes the selection process much easier. We encourage you to reflect and select a school based on the factors that are most important to you. Below is a list of four factors that you should consider when choosing the right college.

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What Happens Now? Making the BIG College Decision

When factoring in all of the details involved in selecting a college, many students don’t know where to begin. Although selecting a college where you will spend the next 4-5 years of your life can be challenging, knowing yourself and what you value most makes the selection process much easier. We encourage you to reflect and select a school based on the factors that are most important to you. Below is a list of four factors that you should consider when choosing the right college.

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