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Breaking Barriers: Exploring First Generation College Student Statistics

Attending college for the first time is a big step for any student. For those who are the first in their family to pursue a ...
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Navigating Change: Challenges for First-Generation College Students

College is a time of transition. Many students enter as teens—unsure of themselves and their place on campus—and graduate as adults, ready to take on ...
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First-Gen College Students: 6 Ways You Can Provide Support

Adjusting to college life is a challenge for most students. The shift from the structured environment of high school to the more independent atmosphere of ...
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Bridging the Gap: How First-Generation College Student Scholarships Make Education Accessible

College costs rise an average of eight percent per year. As tuition continues to rise, accessing higher education becomes increasingly challenging, particularly for first-generation college ...
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Welcome Nancy

We are proud to welcome Nancy Maldonado, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer at Rady Children’s Hospital, to our Board of Directors! Nancy Maldonado is an ...
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Where Are They Now: Rosa

When Rosa (‘14) was in middle school, she joined Reality Changers. What she thought would be an opportunity for her and her brother to be ...
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How Many Colleges Should You Apply To? A Simple Guide

When it comes to applying for college, the world is your oyster. With no limit on the number of applications a person can submit, many ...
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Football and baseball phenom Bo Jackson once said, “Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there.” You can channel this energy by ...
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Guiding Growth: Unlocking the Secrets of How to Be a Good Mentor

We all need someone to look up to in life — someone who can offer guidance, wisdom, and support as we navigate the twists and ...
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2022-2023 Annual Report

We’re proud to share our latest Annual Report! This report, which covers the 2022 – 2023 School Year, includes profiles, data, infographics, quotes, and more. ...
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Meet Javier

“Without the resources provided by Reality Changers, I don’t think I would be where I am today.”  This was what Javier (‘19), a recent graduate ...
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Popular Resumes for College and High School Students

In today's competitive academic and job market, standing out from the crowd is more important than ever for college and high school students. Crafting a ...
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