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Angel Is Western Carolina Bound!

Sam Is Yale Bound!

Isabella is NYU Bound

Jerry Is Harvard Bound!

Anita

American University

I felt prepared for college but decided I could never be too prepared. If I was ever worried, my mentor was right there. She listened and encourage me through this stressful process.

Abdullah

University of Virginia

I was overwhelmed and needed help with my essay. I appreciated that I could send files online. My mentor also discussed pros and cons of each college I was considering.

Allison

I needed assistance with scholarships. I was surprised that Strive provided mentoring at no cost! My friend paid $9000 to obtain assistance and I didn’t have to pay anything!

Dakiyah

UNC Greensboro

I appreciate that my mentor has graduated from college and could tell me about his college experience. I want to focus on saving money and graduate debt free.

Daschicka

Florida State University

After being accepted to many universities but rejected from my top school, I didn't know what was next. I felt lost and overwhelmed. My mentor answered my questions and helped me narrow down my list.

Hana

UC Davis

I needed help with selecting the best college as I was accepted to many. My mentor guided me on how to make the decision.

Isanel

Marist University

I wanted someone to guide me through the process. My mentor was very kind and understanding. She helped me with my essay and gave great advice regarding colleges. I am very grateful to have found Strive for College.

Jazzlyn

I really liked working with my mentor. She was always flexible with time, eager to help and reminded me to stay confident in my writing. She helped me with essays and applying for scholarships.

Julian

I was looking for SAT and essay tips. I liked working with my mentor because she is experienced in the field I want to pursue.

Maya

I appreciated getting to choose my mentor. I learned more about college environments and what to expect. I enjoyed talking with my mentor. She provided great insight into my options!

Michael

I'd already applied colleges, so my mentor and I spent most of our time looking into scholarships. I enjoyed having someone to bounce ideas off of. She was able to provide me with a perspective of the entire college experience.

Morgan

Texas A&M University

I was looking for help regarding my financial aid reward and resources to help me pay for college. My mentor helped me see my options for paying for college.

Raquel

UC Davis

I was looking for someone to tell me about their college going experience and what to expect from it, as well as financial aid assistance and advice. The conversations I had with my mentor were very helpful.

Stephane

I was accepted by two colleges and needed help choosing the one best for me. My mentor was great! He reviewed the colleges with me so I could make a decision. And I did not have to pay anything!

Toneqdria

Selma University

I was accepted by two colleges and needed help choosing the one best for me. My mentor was great! He reviewed the colleges with me so I could make a decision. And I did not have to pay anything!

Zikia

South Carolina State University

My mentor helped me out with scholarships. I liked the fact that my mentor responds quickly.