Get to College

Get to College

100% of seniors in our mentoring program graduate high school and are accepted to college. We intend to continue our record by guiding girls through the college application process with proper tools and resources, and getting them accepted into the schools of their dreams.

Twice a year, Girls Write Now hosts a free College Bound workshop series and seminar, open to all NYC high school girls, to guide them on the road to college.

  • Fall College Bound Seminar : This fall, get closer to the college of your dreams! Learn about applying to college from admissions officers, get an in depth guide on how to pay for college, receive professional advice on writing an effectual essayin your own voice and style, and talk to current college students about what college life is really like! Parents, guardians, mentors, and educators are welcome.
  • Summer College Bound Workshops: Brainstorm, draft, and refine your unique story to wow college admissions officers. Our free college essay writing workshops offer one-to-one advising and peer editing sessions that will help you find your voice and set you on the path to college. Workshops run in July.


College Bound Summer Workshops

“I’ve had an idea of what to write in my essay for the longest time, but I’ve never actually been able to write a draft I’m proud of until today.” — Girls Write Now College Bound participant, Summer 2014 This summer, you can get expert advice on how to craft a powerful college essay in your