Tagged: College Access

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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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Calling all career professionals! Volunteer to mentor a young person this summer

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: June 9, 2020

Are you inspired to give back this summer? Looking for a virtual volunteer experience? Sign up to serve as a…

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In Photo: PEF's Farah Jimenez and Madeline Birkner presenting, Virtual Ed Compact

ICYMI: Listen to “College Affordability Traps and Solutions” Education First Compact

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: May 28, 2020

The Philadelphia Education Fund is on the front lines of the college affordability issue, working closely with Philadelphia’s most vulnerable…

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Gates Foundation Invests in PEF’s Education Consulting Practice

Gates Foundation Invests in PEF’s Education Consulting Practice

By Farah Jimenez Posted: April 30, 2020

Black, Latino, and low-income students attend and complete college at far lower rates than their peers. For more than a…

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Philadelphia Business Journal Recognizes PEF’s Long-Time Partnership with CHUBB

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: April 22, 2020

We’re proud to be included in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s special section, “Faces of Philanthropy,” published April 16. Over the…

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PEF’s College Access Team Adds Instagram to Virtual Toolkit

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: April 22, 2020

One of the biggest challenges our College Access team has had during this period is connecting with students who’d normally…

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PEF’s Jared Epler Leads Statewide Dialogue on Counselor Self-Care

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: April 14, 2020

Counselors across the Commonwealth are working hard to ensure students do not lose any ground in the pursuit of their…

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PEF Partners to Produce Comprehensive COVID Resource Guide

PEF Partners to Produce Comprehensive COVID Resource Guide

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: March 20, 2020

The Philadelphia Education Fund joined with our partners at Philadelphia Futures and Summer Search Philadelphia to produce the COVID-19 Resource…

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Congratulations to Christina Holiday, PEF College Access Coordinator

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: February 21, 2020

A BIG congratulations goes to Christina Holiday for receiving a scholarship to attend the College Board Prepárate Conference in Las…

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Kim Stephens posing with Philadelphia Scholar, Anthony Santana

Success Story Anthony Santana

By Philadelphia Education Fund Posted: January 14, 2020

Growing up, Anthony Santana faced more than his share of hardships.

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