Description & History

OUR VISION: Let's Get Ready envisions a world where students from all socioeconomic backgrounds have equal access to the support they need to reach higher education and where college students, as a movement, realize their collective potential to help the next generation step up to college. OUR MISSION: Let’s Get Ready expands access to college for motivated, low-income high school students using the mentoring power of college students as role models. OUR MODEL: Let's Get Ready's local programs throughout the northeast operate within a cost-effective, results-driven, scalable program model that includes: 39 hours of SAT preparation: * 15 hours of math skill-building * 15 hours of verbal skill-building * 3 practice SAT tests * Taught in seminar-style groups with no more than 5 students per volunteer Coach At least 15 hours of college choice and application guidance on: * College research, selection and visits * Essay writing * Financial aid applications * Scholarship opportunity research and applications * Career exploration * One-on-one mentoring with adults, young professionals and college role models

About the organization

Let's Get Ready

Contact:
Jordan Wesley
Access Director
646-808-2760
Zoe Smolen
Senior Access Program Manager
646-808-2760
Organization’s website:
http://www.letsgetready.org/