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Graduation Celebration 2018

For the first time in ScholarMatch history, we hosted a Graduation Event to celebrate our new college graduates with their family, friends, and loved ones all in the same room! It was definitely a night to remember, and we’re grateful to have had the opportunity to share this special moment with our students.

What’s next for our new college grads? They’ll be starting full-time positions in the tech, consulting, and non-profit sectors, pursuing graduate and professional degrees, taking much deserved breaks spending time with family and friends, and traveling around the world!

Supporter Spotlight: Google

We were excited to be hosted for the third year in a row by our friends at Google! On top of getting swooped by the Google bus, we received a personalized tour of Google’s HQ, chatted with Googlers about their college and career journeys, and ate amazing food in the Google kitchen (plus, we got to take pictures with spectacular views of the Bay!). We already can’t wait to visit again next year – thanks for a great time, Google!

Meet One of Our Virtual Students!

Our Virtual Destination College program connects high school students from all over the country with virtual college coaches, volunteers who mentor their students through the college application process.

Meet Jane, one of the students who participated in our virtual program last year. Jane will be attending Swarthmore College in the fall, with an intended major in Studio Art. For the past 4 years, Jane has been trying her hand (literally!) at ceramics, creating beautiful art pieces to publish onto her online portfolio. Click here to see snapshots of Jane’s artwork.

ScholarMatch Required Reading

Stay up to the date with the most important education-related news!

  • How virtual college advising programs (like ScholarMatch!) are helping low-income students find their best fit college (NPR Education)
  • U-Chicago dropped their SAT/ACT testing requirement – what does this mean, and which universities will follow suit? (Washington Post)
  • Undermatching continues to perpetuate inequality in higher education(The Chronicle of Higher Education)