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Who We Serve

13,812

high school and college students

300+

college students engaged as near-peer mentors

856

zip codes across 22 states

90%

of students identify
as people of color

91%

of students come from low-income backgrounds and/or will be first in their family to go to college

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Jumoke’s Story

Watch poet, alum, coach, site director Jumi Opeyemi weave a tapestry of New York, Nigeria, aspiration and achievement.

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Program Model

Access

SAT prep, goal-setting, and introduction to the college admissions and financial aid process.

Transition

College enrollment support through frequent, curriculum-based, two-way texting.

Success

College persistence support through frequent, curriculum-based, two-way texting.

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Congratulations to @ob2021commits and LGR Boston Access alum, Sofia on selecting @umass as her next home this fall.

A special thank you to Transition Coach Eunice for being a great near-peer mentor! Congratulations again, Sofia!

#CollegeSigningDay #bettermakeroom🎓 ...#LetsGetReadyForCollege

Transition Coach Madeira certainly had a busy year; please join us in congratulating another one of her students, Tyler, will be attending the @af_academy this upcoming fall. Tyler graduated from @lehsclassof2021 with the Class of 2021.

Congratulations Tyler and Madeira for a productive ...school year that has resulted in this great achievement!

#CollegeSigningDay #bettermakeroom🎓 #LetsGetReadyForCollege

Luke, a @carverhses2021 grad who attended the LGR Access program at @templeuniv, will be taking his talents to the @pittofficial this year.

Transition Coach Cindy has been a tremendous support helping this come to fruition during a challenging school year. Congratulations Luke and thank ...you Cindy!

#CollegeSigningDay #bettermakeroom🎓 #LetsGetReadyForCollege

Congratulations to Georgina! The @brocktonhigh2021 graduate - go Boxers! - will be attending @harvard this fall!

Thank you to Georgina's near-peer mentor this school year, Transition Coach Eunice for all the mentoring and support culminating in this great accomplishment!

...#CollegeSigningDay #bettermakeroom🎓 #LetsGetReadyForCollege

A portmanteau of “June” and “nineteenth”, Juneteenth commemorates the anniversary of the emancipation of enslaved peoples throughout the United States on June 19, 1865.

Like other holidays celebrating a nation’s independence, Juneteenth is a time to reflect on the ...accomplishments both past and present that Black Americans have made throughout the centuries.

Let’s Get Ready stands in solidarity supporting our staff and students celebrating this momentous occasion. Happy Juneteenth!

Former Boston Access student and Weston High School graduate, Alton, will be attending @xavieruniversity this upcoming school year!

A thank you goes to Transition Coach Madeira once again for a job well done guiding our great students to the colleges of their choice. Congratulations ...Alton!

#CollegeSigningDay #bettermakeroom🎓 #LetsGetReadyForCollege