Our own Peter Wilson, College Readiness Program Director has been recognized by NY1 as “New Yorker of the Week.”
SCS’s College Readiness Program offers free SAT prep classes, college application assistance, and financial aid workshops – everything students need to get into and to pay for college. Each year, the program’s graduating class is awarded a total of over $10 million in scholarships and grants. “The idea is not just for students to get into good schools but it’s also to go to college and stay there and thrive,” Wilson said. Five thousand students have been helped by the program. Some of them return to assist the newest crop of applicants.
“Peter and this program have this magical way of just the idea of something and exposing you to things opens your whole world,” said Alexis Atkinson, a College Readiness Program alumna.
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