I’m a little over halfway through my first year at UCLA, and just a couple of weeks away from finishing Winter Quarter. Already, I can look back and see in what areas I’ve grown, especially academically. Incoming college freshmen are often told that the transition from high school to college is difficult, and I can […]
VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) was founded in 1965 as a national service program to fight poverty in America. In 1993, VISTA was incorporated into the AmeriCorps network of programs. CAP currently seeks one Resource Development VISTA. VISTA members serve our community through a year of national community service are essential members of the CAP team, building our capacity […]
Supporters like you are helping to raise a whopping $60,000 in support of CAP’s students. Here’s where you can keep track of the progress. All gifts given through our Crowdrise Fundraising Site will be DOUBLED — you just have to give before 2016 ends! College Access Plan on Crowdrise
We are thrilled an honored to announce that these amazing I Heart College participants will be CAP’s first ever student advisors. They will offer their experience and knowledge as college students and as essential members of the CAP family in support of staff, board, and students for the next year. Get to know each of […]
VISTA (Volunteers In Service To America) was founded in 1965 as a national service program to fight poverty in America. In 1993, VISTA was incorporated into the AmeriCorps network of programs. CAP currently seeks one Resource Development VISTA and one Program Expansion VISTA. VISTA members serve our community through a year of national community service are essential members of […]
Thanks-times-10,000 to verynice., Sean Adams, Typecraft, and Mohawk Fine Papers! Check out CAP’s gorgeous-fantabulous-beyond-wow annual report for 2014-2015 designed by the incomparable Sean Adams. We will be excited about this amazing bit-o-kindness for…pretty much forever. We think the design highlights our work so beautifully, and it also captures our colorful personality, don’t-ya-think?
New changes are coming to the University of California personal statement requirement! For the past several years, students seeking admission to the University of California system were required to answer two personal statement prompts totaling 1,000 words or less. Now, students will write 4 essays (dubbed “personal insight statements”) chosen from a selection of 8 […]
It seems like yesterday that the first two VISTA volunteers (I being one of them) stepped into CAP’s cozy office eager to begin our stint at CAP. It was actually three and a half years ago — August of 2012 — and the VISTA project has generated fantastic results. CAP has been able to realize […]
It’s that time of year again! Starting February 22nd, CAP’s SAT prep instruction begins at four PUSD high schools (Blair, Muir, Pasadena, and Marshall Fundamental) through our partnership with PasadenaLEARNs. This is a FREE 8-session course that meets over ten weeks and is held after school from 3:15pm to 5:15pm. Participants must register for the […]
Our Executive Director, Mo, has a blog post over at Artzray. Check it out! And, while you’re there, have a look at all the other great content provided by this resource, as well…especially if you’re interested in the arts.