JOIN REALITY CHANGERS
STart Your College Journey
Are you a high school student who is interested in joining Reality Changers? To participate in any of our programs, students must:
- Attend school in San Diego County
- Be entering 9th – 12th grade
- Be a first-generation college student
- Be eligible for a Free/Reduced Lunch program and/or considered low income
- Complete our application process
- Be selected to join prior to the beginning of the school year
REALITY CHANGERS INTEREST FORM / Formulario de interés
Frequently Asked questions
Students that attend school in San Diego county, and meet our minimum admission requirements are eligible to apply to our programs.
To apply, complete the online application during our open application period.
For students entering 9th-11th grades, Reality Changers recommends that you have a certain GPA level. If your GPA falls below this level, you may still apply to the program.
- Incoming 9th grade – 2.0+
- Incoming 10th grade – 2.5+
- Incoming 11th grade – 3.0+
Incoming 12th graders are required to have at least a 3.0 GPA.
Definitions for First Generation (also called “First Gen”) differ. For Reality Changers, you are considered “first-generation” if neither of your parents (or your legal guardian) have earned a four-year college degree from a university based in the United States.
Yes – Applicants must reapply each year.
After submitting your application, you will receive a confirmation email (please keep this email for your records). You may be contacted if there are any issues or questions about your application. Please be sure to provide an email address that you check frequently so that you do not miss any communications from Reality Changers.
Applications will be evaluated after our application period closes on May, 28th 2021. Applicants will be contacted with information about next steps.
Due to the high volume of applications, our main form of communication is via email.
If you completed an online application and have questions about it, please contact Associate Director of Programs, Mariel Mauricio.