College Access

High school students receive year-round STEM education as well as college preparation support, offered in affiliation with the UnidosUS Escalera initiative. The program is offered at no cost to students, with a curriculum that features STEM-field guest speakers, college visits, and internships.

High school students also receive tuition-free SAT Preparation, offered in partnership with Kaplan, Inc, including instructor-led classes, practice tests, and individual coaching. College admissions and financial aid workshops empower the entire family with resources their student’s successful transition to college.


College Success

PUENTE is launching its College Success program in the 2019-20 academic year to support low-income students of color, with the goal of a 100% college graduation rate. Offered at no cost to students, the services will include mentoring, connections to on-campus resources, enrichment seminars, internships, and scholarship opportunities.


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