BTNY works intensively with high achieving, low-income public school students to prepare them for attending, and thriving at, an academically rigorous high school. While these high schools can vary – public, private, or parochial – they will prepare Breakthrough students for matriculating to a highly selective college.
The Foundation most recent grant provides multiyear support for BTNY’s college readiness and persistence programs.
“Without the college persistence program, I would have gotten behind on my bills because I didn't know what to do with the financial aid office. Also, it was helpful to have someone checking in on me to make sure I was OK because I was on my own for the first time.”