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News and Events

Tanvir Shahjahan

Tanvir Shahjahan is fundamentally devoted to the concept of education. At Colby College in Waterville, Maine, he majors in biology while triple-minoring in neuroscience, sociology, and managerial economics. “As stereotypical as it sounds, I am really trying to figure [...]

July 14, 2017|

Luisanna Villa

For Luisanna Villa, high school was “a stepping stone for bigger and better things.” Her parents had not gone to college, but they instilled an “education first” attitude in their household. During her sophomore year, Luisanna had the realization [...]

June 12, 2017|

11th Annual Gala Recap

UPDATE: Get tickets to our 12th Annual Gala on April 23, 2018, here. Nearly one million dollars raised to help students from low-income circumstances get their college degree As the sun set on the Hudson River, supporters, participants, board [...]

May 26, 2017|

Video: Cinthia Ibarra

For a young adult, learning to overcome one’s fears can seem impossible. Cinthia Ibarra found support from Let’s Get Ready and used it to achieve her lifelong quest to rise above her circumstances and ultimately go to college.   Cinthia’s journey began [...]

May 25, 2017|

Andrea Magaña

Standing between Andrea Magaña and her college dreams were some extremely tough obstacles. Her family moved to New Rochelle from Mexico after she was born; neither of her parents had gone to college, and finances put private SAT tutors out [...]

May 11, 2017|

11th Annual Spring Gala

WHEN:          Thursday, May 18, 2017                     6:00 Reception                      7:00 Dinner and ProgramWHERE:        Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, New York CityHonoring G. Gabrielle Starr [...]

March 27, 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 [...]

March 23, 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 [...]

February 2, 2017|