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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.

October 21, 2020|

2020 “State of the Org” Event

This is a critical moment for Let's Get Ready's students, who come from low-income and first-generation-to-college backgrounds, and are therefore at an increased risk to disrupt their college plans or drop-out due to economic, family, and/or [...]

September 18, 2020|

Black Lives Matter at Let’s Get Ready

A message from the Let's Get Ready Team: The protests across the country display the pain, anger and outrage not only over the killing of George Floyd, but over the pattern of callous and unjust violence towards Black Americans. [...]

June 5, 2020|

Rapid Response for LGR Students

With colleges closing classrooms and dormitories, high schools suspended for the foreseeable future, SAT testing cancelled, and college admissions decisions delayed on top of the overarching health and safety concerns, the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on LGR students [...]

March 19, 2020|

Let’s Get Ready – Virtual Gala

Let’s Get Ready is prioritizing the safety of its students and supporters and canceling the in-person Gala celebration. This year’s event will be a Virtual one, and your support is now more important than ever. We are proud to honor Lynn P. Harrison [...]

March 10, 2020|

Lena Eberhart Appointed as Let’s Get Ready’s Chief Executive Officer

New York, NY (March 2, 2020) — Let’s Get Ready is pleased to announce that Lena Eberhart has been selected as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer after serving as interim CEO.  Ms. Eberhart previously served as Let’s Get Ready’s [...]

March 2, 2020|

Melika’s Story

Let's Get Ready Alumna, Melika Forbes, reunites with founder, Jeannie Rosenthal, to reflect on 20 years of helping students get to and through college. Video by Ogilvy & Mather

April 16, 2019|
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