Cost-Free College Admissions Assistance
College Apps Academy learning sessions include tips for researching and choosing schools, filling out applications, writing essays, paying for college, taking advantage of on-campus resources, and more.
Coaches provide 1-on-1 college admissions help to students. They review application forms, give feedback on essays, identify scholarship opportunities, and talk through commitment decisions.
We prioritize student mental health throughout the college application process. College Apps Academy is a positive environment where peers support each other and we all celebrate each others’ successes.
School Research and Selection
Financial Aid Help
Final College Decision-Making
College Readiness for First-Gen Students
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Juniors can join Reality Changers to receive free college application help, financial aid guidance, and more!
Your gift supports college knowledge lessons, 1-to-1 coaching, and healthy support systems for future first-generation graduates.
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BY THE NUMBERS
2021-2022 SCHOOL YEAR
Youth attended weekly College Apps Academy programs and received free college admissions assistance.
HOURS PER WEEK
Students gather together with achievement coaches at Reality Changers or on high school campuses.
Of seniors who applied to California State schools, 92% were accepted. All students have been accepted to at least one college or university.
Saved Per Year
On average, students earned $26,795 in gift aid for their first year of college.