Students for Students, Inc.

Rating: 5 stars   3 reviews


VU Station B #1584 2301 Vanderbilt Place Nashville TN 37235 USA


Students for Students strives to build a bridge connecting the university community with local, under-resourced high schools in order to expand educational opportunities and build mutual understanding.


-In the past two years, we have awarded two college scholarships totaling $5,000. The students are currently attending Tennessee State University and the University of Memphis -We have worked with over 30 students in numerous workshops to help them develop their resumes, college applications, and college essays. -We have provided one-on-one mentoring for over 5 students in the past year, helping them identify the career goals and acting as one source of support -We have recently initiated college application fee vouchers, which have so far been utilized by one student

Target demographics:

High-poverty high school students in Nashville, TN

Direct beneficiaries per year:


Geographic areas served:

Middle Tennessee

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Rating: 5 stars  

20 people found this review helpful

Vanderbilt Students for Students is the best program a high school student could ever wish for. The program is to designed to help one Pearl- Cohn high school student successfully attend and graduate from college. VSS assists the student academically and financially. I Aqueelah Stashon Ellzey was the scholarship recipient for the year of 2008. The members of Vanderbilt Students for Students are so dedicated and supportive to all Pearl- chon Students. They are hand zone people and very active in their duties. Without Vanderbilt Students for Students, I will not be able to attend college. Rob the president of VSS as well as others have encouraged me to believe in myself without the Vss program I will be terribly confused and lost. I appreciate all of their effort and support they have established towards their program.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Pearl-Cohn High School, the community, and in myself.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

not change anything about the organization.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

I have a personal relationship with some of the members.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

friendly, concerned, dedicated , hand zone and devoted.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

assist a lot of students who can not afford to attend college.

Ways to make it better...

My experience couldn't be better. I enjoy everything about VSS.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

finding others to put their all towards the program.

One thing I'd also say is that...

I love all the membes of Vss and I am happy to have each and everyone of them in my life.

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