by Annie Sourbis
Grades are important in college, but they aren't everything. Nevertheless, there are some GPA guidelines to consider.
by Sharae D. Brown
Sharae D. Brown , Senior Project Manager at Graduate NYC does a fabulous job writing about the positive impacts her work, collaborative programs and students have on moving the needle in the world of college access, policies, practices and success. Read her latest blog post on NYC College Line and walk away feeling inspired and encouraged of what 2016 and beyond can bring to us all!
by Jeff Makris
A few weeks ago, I spoke to my principal about a parent who, again, left a parent night feeling less than enamored with me. Thinking out loud, I asked if I should just be a little less honest, and maybe a little more political. “Do not change!” she said. “We need you. Our students need you. This is your job.” She’s right, of course…I just need to accept that. Jeff Makris guides us through the good guy vs bad guy doubts that fill many college advisors' hearts and minds.
by Jeff Makris
One of my colleagues at The Urban Assembly drops by the College Office at my school every week or two to lend a very much appreciated helping hand. She was checking on one of my students, “F ...
"Angel had done everything I had asked of her, but she was right back where she started or maybe even worse off. " Checking off all the right boxes to achieve success , unfortunately, doesn't guarantee the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. Read how consistent and persistent action and engagement to bring success closer and closer is a necessity for life after college.
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