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Studying Abroad with Jacky Lu!

Everyday, I miss the feeling of the wind blowing in my face while riding on a game drive vehicle. The beauty of the animals and their environment is breathtaking. My name is Jacky Lu and I am currently a rising … Continue reading

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Dreaming Big! – A note from our Executive Director

By Lynne Martin, Executive Director, Students Rising Above We watched our daughter graduate from college last week.  It was a thrilling moment for her and for us when she walked across the stage. She didn’t have an easy journey.  There … Continue reading

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SRA in the News

Happy Friday everyone! Students Rising Above was featured today in the Mercury News! Please share the article on your Facebook, Twitter, and with your friends. Check it out: http://bit.ly/ZyUK78 And don’t forget to register for the GradWalk if you haven’t done … Continue reading

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Growing Flowers From Concrete: Foster Care to Career

Our Alum, Alfonso Taylor, tells us a little about his journey towards success! Thank you for sharing your story, Alfonso. Originally posted on the Huffington Post 1/24/2013 – Click Here to See the Original My name is Alfonso Taylor, and when … Continue reading

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What to bring to College…and What to leave at home

What to Bring to College . . .  and What to Leave at Home by Nina Torres, SRA Class of 2008, Columbia University Class of 2012 It’s the big move-in day. You think you’ve brought everything. You have your toothbrush, … Continue reading

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