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Help make a student’s dream of going to college a reality

WHO WE ARE

MINDS MATTER DC

Minds Matter DC is a chapter of the national Minds Matter organization. Since its founding in New York City in 1991, the effectiveness of Minds Matter has been affirmed – 100% of the students have been accepted into 4-year colleges. Our organization has expanded nationwide to twelve cities including Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, the Twin Cities and now Washington D.C.

 

Minds Matter DC is an all-volunteer, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to transform the lives of accomplished high school students from low-income families by broadening their dreams and preparing them for college success.

We Are
100% Volunteers

Minds Matter DC volunteers consists of energetic, committed, and successful individuals who dedicate their time to helping Minds Matter’s students achieve their academic pursuits. Our volunteers come from diverse professional backgrounds and donate their time free-of-cost to help shape the lives of ambitious, hard-working high school students.

We Have
AMAZING STUDENTS

Minds Minds Matter transforms the lives of accomplished high school students from low-income families by broadening their dreams and preparing them for college success. High school students enroll in the Minds Matter program as sophomores and spend three years completing rigorous academic coursework, working closely with 2 mentors, attending academic summer programs at leading colleges, and receiving expert guidance on the college admissions process.

We Help Make
COLLEGE SUCCESS A REALITY

Since its founding in New York City in 1991, the effectiveness of Minds Matter has been affirmed – 100% of our students have been accepted into 4-year colleges. Minds Matter DC plans to continue this trend and make college education a reality for accomplished high school students from low-income families.

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OUR VOLUNTEERS

Minds Matter DC volunteers are a dedicated group of volunteers that provides a comprehensive program for motivated young students, from low-income families, to help them achieve college readiness and success. Interested in joining our team? We are looking for energetic, committed and successful individuals, who can dedicate their time and compassion to help local students achieve their academic pursuits. Volunteer positions include:

 

  • Instructors: Help build writing skills or lead structured test prep and math programing.
  • Board Members: Guide the vision, operations, marketing or fundraising of the DC chapter.
  • College/Career Coaches: Help students with: college fairs, resume review and/or networking/professional opportunities.
  • Mentors: In structured weekly sessions, help students with summer prep, college selection and financial aid navigation

CONNECT WITH US

Interested in getting in touch with us directly? Please email dc@mindsmatter.org and we will get back to you as soon as possible!

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