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Phone: 518-936-4500
2303 Main Street
P.O. Box 247

Essex
New York 12936
USA
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Target demographics: Low-income K-12 youth.

Direct beneficiaries per year: 20,000 students

Geographic areas served: the United States and Ireland

Programs: College For Every Student engages every CFES Scholar in three high-impact practices – Mentoring, Leadership Through Service, and Pathways to College – that research has shown develop essential skills to raise aspirations, improve students’ preparation for college, and develop leadership skills that help underserved youth achieve college success.

Mentoring: Every Scholar receives individualized support and assistance from a community member, college student, and/or peer.

Leadership Through Service: Scholars participate in leadership training and ongoing service projects that make their schools and communities better places, and develop self-confidence and other essential personal skills that will help them gain access to and succeed in college.

Pathways to College: Scholars visit campuses, interact with college students and faculty, and receive instructive exposure to the college admission process, financial aid programs, and other aspects of the higher education experience.

Mission:
College For Every Student (CFES) is a global leader in helping low-income students get to and through college, ready to enter the workforce.
Results:
Over the last six years, 96% of CFES High School Seniors have gone on to college.

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11/12/12
I have the privilege of serving as the Chairman of the Board for College For Every Student (CFES). I have been involved with CFES for the past 14 years and it has been an honor to be associated with the pre-eminent organization of its kind, raising the academic aspirations and performance of ... more »
11/12/12
College for Every Student is a powerful and much needed program for urban youth. Initially, when I was asked to volunteer as a faculty advisor for CFES, I was hesitant. My thoughts were great another activity that will take up my time. But, boy was I wrong because I watched our students become ... more »
11/11/12
I work in an urban school as a college access coordinator for the past 3 years and CFES has been a wonderful support for my students. It has given my students the ability tour colleges that they would not have the opportunity to visit and make a difference in their community through leadership ... more »
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