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Prepping for Fall

Steps to Successfully Start the Semester

Are you a rising senior or college freshman? Learn everything you need to know and actions you can take during the summer to be successful when you begin your first semester at college. We’ll cover topics like financial aid, class registration, scholarship searches, and tips for connecting to on-campus support.

Preparing for Fall part 1

Our 10,000 Degree Fellows share important things that every high school senior and incoming college freshmen should know.

Preparing for Fall part 2

Our 10,000 Degree Fellows tell you everything you need to know to get connected and engaged with your school, start making friends, and find the resources you need when you start college this fall.

For more information, contact:

Vanessa Bishop
Chief Program Officer

Phone: 415.524.7327
Email: vanessa.bishop (at) 10000degrees.org

Rondell Gibson
Director of College Access, Marin & Contra Costa

Phone: 415.451.4012
Email: rgibson (at) 10000degrees.org

Jose Jimenez
Director of College Access, San Francisco & South Bay

Phone: 415.599.6408
Email: jjimenez (at) 10000degrees.org

Tania Requenes
Director of Community College Success

Phone: 415.246.8283
Email: trequenes (at) 10000degrees.org

Karla Santiago
Director of 4 Year & Alumni Success

Phone: 415.720.9063
Email: ksantiago (at) 10000degrees.org

Eli Weinzveg
Director of College Pathways, Sonoma & Napa

Phone: 415.458.2722
Email: eli.weinzveg (at) 10000degrees.org