Tuesday, August 27, 2019

QuestBridge College Admission Program

Did you know that top colleges are actively seeking high-achieving students from low-income backgrounds? Through QuestBridge, students can be considered for early admission and a full four-year scholarship at 40 top collegesPlease contact Ms. O'Kane if you would like to be referred and to receive more information.  The deadline for students to apply is Thursday, September 26.

Who's qualified? We're looking for students from low-income backgrounds who are academically prepared to excel at a top college. We review applications holistically, so there are no strict cut-offs. These factors can help you determine if you know qualified students:
Academic Achievement
Earn primarily A’s in the most rigorous classes available. 
Score >1310 on the SAT and >28 on the ACT (if taken).
Financial Background
Come from households earning <$65,000 annually (for a family of four), with minimal assets. Often eligible for free or reduced-price lunch.
Personal Qualities
Exhibit strength in character and extracurricular achievement. May have  family responsibilities.