STRIVE for College Corner

March 16, 2017
STRIVE Prep - Excel Senior Isai Lozano has his entire future in front of him. The member of the college class of 2021 raised his voice at last week’s STRIVE for College Annual Breakfast and shared the hardships and successes he’s faced on his own journey to STRIVE for College.
February 7, 2017
Sixth grade scholars at STRIVE Prep - Kepner got a firsthand look at what life is like on a college campus when they visited the University of Colorado Denver this month.
January 30, 2017
Congratulations to Edgar D. Campos Escobedo, a STRIVE Prep - Excel Lion who was named a finalist for the 2017 Class of Daniels Scholars. Daniels Fund Scholars receive financial assistance throughout their college journey, as well as additional…
December 16, 2016
In 2016, STRIVE Prep - SMART Academy met the enormous milestone of handing out its first set of diplomas to the first graduating class in the network’s history. Ninety two percent of those graduating seniors were accepted to a four-year college or university.
November 11, 2016
Our network’s youngest scholars at STRIVE Prep - Ruby Hill work and study hard to build the foundations of literacy they need to be prepared for success in middle school and high school. [caption id="attachment_4432" align="alignright" width="300"] STRIVE…
October 18, 2016
As October, also known as College Application Month, comes to an end, we are excited to celebrate and share the college acceptances of our seniors at STRIVE Prep - SMART and STRIVE Prep - Excel just one quarter into the school year.
September 14, 2016
STRIVE Prep’s College Access Teams support students with everything from class scheduling and organizing college visits to completing college applications and financial aid planning.
September 13, 2016
By Jose Garcia-Fuerte STRIVE Prep – SMART Academy Alumni & STRIVE Prep Intern My name is Jose Garcia-Fuerte, recent graduate from STRIVE Prep – SMART Academy (Go Ocelots!) and incoming freshman at Drake University. This summer, I had…
May 23, 2016
Eight years ago, attending college was far from STRIVE Prep - SMART Academy scholar Eliel Trillo’s mind. It wasn’t always an easy journey, but through his own tenacity and perseverance, as well as the help of dedicated teachers…

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