Philadelphia Help-to-College Program Reaches MilestoneThe 25th anniversary edition of the “Step Up to College Guide” was released today, with a pep rally for students at Northeast High School.
With Guidance Counselors All But Gone, Philadelphia Students Scramble The funding crisis has caused the Philadelphia school district to slash the number of college guidance counselors.
Top ACT And SAT Prep In PhiladelphiaThere are many programs and courses offered in the Philadelphia area, both free and for a fee, that can help prepare you for SAT and ACT tests.
''Amy's Kisses'' Carries on Legacy of Haverford HS Grad By Helping KidsThe sister and the best friend of a slain New York State woman have teamed up to offer free SAT test prep services for kids who need it.
Local Organization Helping Students With College ExpensesPhiladelphia Futures is a non-profit that links mentors with low income, first-generation-to-college students, but the group provides more than just moral support.
Impact Of NCAA Sanctions Against Penn State May Go Beyond University & FootballNCAA officials say their sanctions are meant to punish and correct Penn State's football program, but the impact is likely to extend much further.
After Sunday's Game, Some Phils Head To North Bowl For Fundraising EventSome Phillies will be taking part in games other than baseball Sunday night, for charity.
The Importance Of MentoringWith greater numbers of dysfunctional families and high poverty decreasing resources, a caring adult, a mentor, to encourage kids to stay in school and plan their futures is perhaps more important than ever.
Sun Life Financial Inc. Recognizes Philadelphia Nonprofits And 3 High School Seniors As Rising StarsSun Life Financial Inc. announced Philadelphia’s Sun Life Rising Star Awards Program winners Wednesday night.
Initiatives To Improve Low College Retention RatesMoney problems, trouble with academics and lack of direction are among reasons for low college retention rates. There are widespread initiatives to address the problem.
Two Local College Preparatory Nonprofits Are MergingWhite-Williams Scholars and Philadelphia Futures are stable nonprofits, each with the mission of helping Philadelphia public school students get to college, and succeed once they get there.