We provide college application guidance and counseling to students from low-income families who qualify for free and reduced priced lunch.
Our mentorship is 100% free.
RISE provides an intensive curriculum,
that starts and ends with each school year,
surrounding topics such as College Applications, Financial Aid, and Personal Statements.
We host weekly workshops each focused on one of the below subjects,
And we are available for one-on-one mentoring to participating students whenever they need it.
Our program is "COVID-friendly."
We can conduct any meeting online, as well as sanitize and wear face masks whenever a socially distanced in-person meeting is necessary.
It is never too early to start planning for college! We are here to advise and support all high school students from low-income families who are interested in pursuing higher education.
FINDING THE RIGHT FIT
We will help you narrow down your options based on your goals, preferences, and comfort.
Not only will we help you find scholarships for which you're eligible, we'll also help you apply!
Whether it's for college admissions, internships, or jobs, we'll take you through mock interviews to make sure you feel ready!
We will guide you through every step of the application, and answer all of your questions.
We'll help you find a personal and unique topic, encourage you through the writing process, and edit for final touches.
Sometimes it's difficult to conceptualize debt and budgeting while you're living at home. We'll help you prepare to be on your own, financially.
Financial aid forms can be confusing and tricky! We'll help you complete them in time.
As an emerging adult, lots of places are offering you loans and credit cards. We want to help you navigate these big decisions!
Internships not only make a difference to your college application, but also in your transition to adulthood! We'll help find the best fit for you.