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Impacting Lives One Word At A Time

Posted by on Apr 15, 2014 in College Connect

Impacting Lives One Word At A Time

College Connect is seeking writing coaches! Looking for friendly, accessible, and thoughtful individuals who wish to make an impact in student’s lives. As a Writing Coach, you will help students craft their personal statements during the summer, and throughout the school year help them with their scholarship essays to honestly and compellingly tell a part of the student’s story. We ask Writing Coaches for a one year commitment starting in June...

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Parent Partner Program Goes Camping

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in Parent Partners

Parent Partner Program Goes Camping

The weather was perfect! On March 22-23rd–the one weekend in recent weeks that was sunny and warm–the Parent Partner Program went camping with members of our Parent Leadership Team and their families in the Presidio. For many of the families, this was their first time camping, their first time in the Presidio and for some of the children it was even one of their first opportunities to explore and experience nature. One...

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Meet Cohort 6: Dayra

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in College Connect, News

Meet Cohort 6: Dayra

Dayra was born in Durango, Mexico and was raised in San Francisco. She has a set vision of what she aspires for the future. She wants to double major in Psychology and the Arts for a profession in art therapy. Overcoming personal challenges, she understands the importance of having a strong support system. “With my career as an art therapist, I will be able to give back to the underserved populations in the U.S that struggle every day to...

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Intro to Coding at Bryant

Posted by on Mar 26, 2014 in Extended Day Programs

Intro to Coding at Bryant

Samples of magazine covers designed by Bryant students This semester, a group of fourth grade girls at Bryant Extended Day Program has been learning all about engineering through hands-on projects. Last week, Bryan Relampagos, a computer science student USF, came to introduce them to computer science engineering and coding. They learned about code, how to use the search function to find information within a piece of code, and how to change...

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Meet Cohort 6: Alfred

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014 in College Connect

Meet Cohort 6: Alfred

Alfred Lin grew up in China and is currently a senior at Mission High School. Interested in several sports, he is particularly fond of swimming. Being a swimmer himself, he is very proud of how far he has come with the sport. Alfred says there are so many things he likes to do and see, but even so, he is eager to explore and try new things. Alfred has taken advantage of the College Connect resources such as personal statement coaching and...

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