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GAME CHANGER: Micro-Scholarships Tied To Student Achievement

Making It Tangible!.....By empowering students to match their achievements to micro-scholarships awards from colleges/universities.

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As a High School Counselor working with 99% first-generation college students that come from economically disadvantaged backgrounds and who are also English Language Learners, it is a challenge to make a connection between academic achievement (choosing to enroll in rigorous courses) extracurricular achievement (choosing for student to become active member of his school and community) and merit-aid scholarships 

What is a provocation or insight that might inspire others during this challenge?

RAISE ME has make the intangible, tangible by allowing students to see in real time how much more money they could be eligible for if they choose a college course, retake a college entrance exam, volunteer, or visit a college campus

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I am not clear whether these scholarships are need based. Can you enlighten me?

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