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College Fairs Are Back In-Person: Highlight on Kensington Creative & Performing Arts High

By Allison Kelsey Posted: April 6, 2022

by Rachel Gerberick, College Access Coordinator, Kensington Creative and Performing Arts High School College fairs are an essential part of…

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The Philadelphia Education Fund is Hiring!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 30, 2022

Join our team! The Philadelphia Education Fund is looking for an Educational Scriptwriter, VP Finance/CFO, AmeriCorps Post-Secondary Persistence Fellow, and…

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1,200 High School Students to Benefit from $60K STEM Equity Grant from GSK

1,200 High School Students to Benefit from $60K STEM Equity Grant from GSK

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 22, 2022

We are glad to announce that our long partnership with GSK continues through a $60,000 STEM Equity grant for 2022….

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PEF's Latina College Access Counselors On Imposter Syndrome

PEF’s Latina College Access Counselors On Imposter Syndrome

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 15, 2022

“This college is wrong for me.” “I don’t belong.” “I’m not as smart of talented as everyone else here.” Imposter…

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Register by Friday 3/11 for Aligning High School & College Rubrics

By Allison Kelsey Posted: March 7, 2022

The Philadelphia Education Fund is pleased to invite high school and college teachers to a professional development session facilitated by…

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Wawa Welcome America and PhillyGoes2College “I Am Philadelphia” Contest Opens

By Allison Kelsey Posted: February 15, 2022

PhillyGoes2College and the Wawa Welcome America Festival team up again to highlight and celebrate the aspirations of our city’s young…

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AmeriCorps Post-Secondary Persistence Fellow Position Open

By Allison Kelsey Posted: February 7, 2022

Join the Philadelphia Education Fund’s effort to strengthen college persistence and transform the lives of low-income and first-generation students. Description…

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Help Philly Students Start 2022 Strong!

By Allison Kelsey Posted: December 29, 2021

In just a few days, we’ll welcome a new year with all of its hope and promise. As our students…

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Tables in KCAPA gym for college fair

Students Meet College Admissions Staff at In-School Fairs

By Allison Kelsey Posted: December 7, 2021

Although we are again able to take students to colleges campuses, College Access staff also bring colleges directly to their…

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PEF Receives $5M Grant to Expand College Access Program to 6th High School

By Allison Kelsey Posted: December 3, 2021

On December 1st, 2021, local, state, and federal officials joined School District of Philadelphia and Philadelphia Education Fund leadership to…

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