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Getting Started
A Guide for Students

WHY SHOULD I APPLY TO SUCCESS BOSTON?

If you are planning to go to college, Success Boston can help.

If you want to go to college, but aren’t sure how to make it happen, Success Boston can help.

If college isn’t something you’re thinking about, it should be. These days, most jobs require a college degree. Jobs that pay well almost always do. People who graduate from college usually earn much more over their lifetimes and live longer.

WHAT WILL I GET FROM SUCCESS BOSTON?

During the spring of your senior year and the summer after you graduate, a Success Boston coach will help you apply to colleges, get financial aid and get ready for college life.

Once you start college, your coach will help you register for courses, adjust to college culture and address any personal or academic challenges that might come up.

WHAT DO I NEED TO DO TO GET INTO SUCCESS BOSTON?

Success Boston is a FREE program for Boston Public School seniors who meet a few requirements. However, space is limited.

The first step is to fill out the one-page application here. Once we have your application, a Success Boston coach will contact you and let you know what else we need.

WHO DO I CALL IF I HAVE OTHER QUESTIONS ABOUT SUCCESS BOSTON?

Students can contact Elizabeth Walczak at (617) 338-1621 or Elizabeth.Walczak@tbf.org.

 

 


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Boston Public Schools College & Career Guide(English)

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Boston Youth Zone

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My Road from College Board: Big Future Program

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