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11th Annual Spring Gala

WHEN:          Thursday, May 18, 2017                      6:00 Reception                      7:00 Dinner and Program WHERE:        Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, New York City Honoring G. Gabrielle Starr Seryl Kushner Dean The College of Arts and Science, New York [...]

March 27th, 2017|

An Executive Tour at Facebook New York

On February 1st, 2017, Let's Get Ready students were treated to an Executive Tour at Facebook's New York offices. Our College Success Program Manager Audrey Davis was on premises, and filled us in:The students were able to tour the entire Facebook office, play with cool gadgets, and have an intimate question and answer session at [...]

March 23rd, 2017|

A Message from our CEO

Dear friends, Earlier this month I joined Let's Get Ready as CEO. Building community has always been central to my work in education, and I was drawn to Let's Get Ready in part because this same emphasis is at the heart of our peer-based model for college access and success. I want to take the [...]

February 2nd, 2017|

Career Launch Evening, Boston

Over 80 Let's Get Ready college students and 70 professionals gathered on January 11th for Career Launch Evening! Students worked one on one with volunteers to hone their networking skills and enhance their resumes. The students also had the opportunity to speak with companies throughout Boston about internships and summer jobs! Special thanks to Wellington [...]

January 11th, 2017|

Kathrine Mott Joins Let’s Get Ready as Chief Executive Officer

New York, NY (January 6, 2017) — Let’s Get Ready, a nonprofit that provides students from low-income backgrounds with the support they need to attain a college education, today announced the appointment of Kathrine Mott as Chief Executive Officer, effective January 6. Since its founding in 1998, Let’s Get Ready has served nearly 30,000 high school students through the [...]

January 6th, 2017|

SHS for LGR: Class of ’66

The Scarsdale High School Class of 1966 is pleased to announce that it has established the “Eric Rothschild College Assistance Fund” at Let’s Get Ready to honor beloved Social Studies teacher Mr. Rothschild and his tremendous contributions to Scarsdale, Scarsdale High School and its students, and the overall educational community. By donating to the Eric [...]

October 21st, 2016|

In The News: Hechinger Report

Let's Get Ready is proud to be highlighted in the most recent Hechinger Report for our College Success Program. We know that the innovative work being done through our College Success Program will help decrease inequality in education and offer more opportunities for low-income and first-generation students to succeed in graduating college and beyond. Joshua [...]

June 15th, 2016|

Exciting Opportunity to Help Waterville, Maine Students Attend College!

Last year Let's Get Ready was awarded a three-year $225,000 matching grant by the prestigious Alfond Foundation to grow its programming in Waterville, ME.  In partnership with the Alfond Youth Center and Colby College, this spring Let's Get Ready provided 70 low-income high school students with critical SAT prep and college admissions counseling. Hosted on the Colby campus where [...]

June 3rd, 2016|

New Paltz students providing free SAT prep through Let’s Get Ready program

From the New Paltz News: A partnership between SUNY New Paltz and the Newburgh School District through Let’s Get Ready, a nonprofit organization that supports underprivileged high school students, is making free SAT and college preparation programming available to local high school students. “The Let’s Get Ready program is valuable for everyone involved,” said Michael [...]

April 13th, 2015|

Building Social Capital with Meaningful Impact

by Joan Walsh If you’re like me, you want to do volunteer work, but you don’t have the time or the connections to research the type of opportunities where you can do the most good. What makes me different is that my daughter works for Let’s Get Ready, so I started out attending Let’ Get [...]

February 25th, 2015|

College Students: New and Expanded Alumni Services Available

For Immediate Release Thursday, October 30, 2014 New York NY – Let’s Get Ready announces new and expanded services for our Let’s Get Ready Alumni. Services include: -Near peer mentoring groups at SUNY Stoney Brook University, Westchester Community College, University at Albany and Bronx Community College/Hostos Community College as part of the -CBO Collaborative -Resource [...]

October 30th, 2014|

Let’s Get Ready Hosts “Join The Movement” Benefit

From the New England Real Estate Journal: Boston, MA Let's Get Ready, a groundbreaking organization that has provided free SAT preparation, admissions counseling, and other support services for over 22,000 lower-income high school students, hosted their 4th annual New England "Join the Movement" Benefit on October 8 at the Boston Harbor Hotel. In addition to [...]

October 16th, 2014|