All Posts by Jaime

How to Prepare Your High School Students for a Career [Blog Excerpt]

In today’s changing economy, students must acquire skills to adapt to shifting demands in the workforce. Students must acquire skills and behavior to adjust to shifting workforce demand, skills and behaviors such as adaptability, tech-savvy, emotional stability, long-term learners – and most importantly career preparation, specifically building students’ resumes. Read

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BLANCA HERNANDEZ: UC Santa Cruz C/O 2011 Blanca graduated from UC Santa Cruz in 2011, earning her Bachelor’s of Arts in Sociology. She is currently on track to enroll in graduate school for Public Health in Germany. What was the biggest challenge you faced when transitioning from high school classes

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How to Apply For College

While there isn’t a definitive “How to Apply for College” user’s manual, there are certain resources in place – including scholarships, mentoring programs and other tools – that will help in your quest to achieve the dream of a post-high school education. Reality Changers is an advocate for disadvantaged youth

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Welcoming New Staff

ELLEN MALEY: Intern, Alumni Network Ellen is a recent grad from Point Loma Nazarene University. She obtained her Bachelor’s of Arts in Spanish. As someone who is passionate about social justice and education, she was drawn to Reality Changers and their work with first-generation students. She is looking forward to

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What to Look for in a High School Mentoring Program

A high school mentoring program helps develop critical social skills, encourages academic achievement and provides positive, life-enriching experiences for students all across the country. In its own way, the Reality Changers story of helping disadvantaged San Diego students attend and graduate college is a type of mentorship program for high

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