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Community Minute: Personal college preparation for high school students in the District

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College Advocate provides personal college prep consultation to high-achieving, low to moderate-income high school students in Washington, D.C. College Advocate serves more than 20 distinguished students from Cesar Chavez Public Charter, Woodrow Wilson, School Without Walls and Washington Math Science and Technology Charter schools. Each student receives two years of comprehensive services including SAT Prep classes, visits to colleges and universities across the country, assistance with college applications, essays and financial aid forms, and advocacy on their behalf with college admissions offices. College Advocate Scholars have gained admission to many great colleges, including Stanford University, Duke University, Emory University, University of Connecticut – Amherst, Sewanee: University of the South, Morehouse College and others.

For more information, contact:
College Advocate
1425 K Street, NW
Suite 350
Washington, DC 20005
202-684-9991

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