Breakthrough Atlanta students graduating in the class of 2017 were accepted to more than 80 colleges and earned $3.5 million in scholarships.
Highlights of this free program include academic review and content preview in ELA, math, science and social studies; creative electives such as photography; executive functioning skills such as study habits and goal setting; financial aid counseling and small group workshops with college recruiters.
They are taught by high school and college students, inspiring a new generation of teachers.
“Our goals are to ensure our students are academically on track for high school and college and developing the critical thinking skills and maturity to make wise choices about school and life,” according to the website at BreakthroughAtlanta.org.
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