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We Belong In College

Watch students share their stories of struggle & triumph to know that #WeBelongInCollege

Listen to Learn

Research has shown that when young people listen to the college experiences of other students who are from a similar background, they are more likely to connect with those stories and learn from them.

#WeBelongInCollege is a social media campaign that grew out of the Personal Statement impact campaign and encourages students to share their stories of struggle & triumph so that all students know that #WeBelongInCollege. Watch a few of their videos below!

Jose’s Story
Feeling Unprepared for College

Enoch’s Story
Financial Aid Challenges

Daniela’s Story
College Application Challenges and Advice

Nana Ama’s Story
Rejection, Fear & Feeling Not Worthy of Going to College

Thalia’s Story
Being a First Generation Student

Victoria’s Story
Dealing with Racism During Her College Preparation Process

Darius’ Story
Dealing with Racism on Campus

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"Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today."

Malcolm X, human rights activist