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#DardenDigest: Mock Interviews that Help and Inspire

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The Southern California regional branch of College Summit hosted its second annual mock interview event, a two day experience for more than 100 high school seniors to show off what they had learned from their College Summit curriculum and to develop the skills they would one day need to enter the workforce. Sitting at a table across from these students, I felt so proud and excited for them for all that would be possible after they graduate. I hope that I helped and gave them some extra motivation to conquer anything that was ahead.

Darden Digest: Peer Leaders Workshops Change Lives and Inspire Students to Set Ambitious Goals

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As the Executive Director of College Summit-Florida, I often feel that it’s my job to set a high bar and then do whatever is necessary to hurdle myself and others over it. In Miami-Dade County, College Summit partners with 11 of the most challenging schools in the poorest communities. This is intentional. Only 10 percent of low-income students are currently getting college degrees, versus 70 percent of their higher income peers, and getting that degree results in breaking the cycle of poverty forever.

Back to School: How Peer Mentors Inspire Other Youth to Dream Big

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With "Back to School" season upon us, many rising high school seniors are getting excited about their future plans for life after high school.

Deloitte Awards $3 Million in Future Fund Donations to 65 Nonprofits Focused on Getting Students “To and Through” College

Cash Donations Increase Impact of Deloitte’s Community Involvement Approach on the Local Level; Represent Powerful Demonstration of its Commitment to Creating a College-going Culture
Summary: 

Deloitte’s Future Fund is a key component of Their Future is Our Future , our multi-million dollar national community involvement initiative that focuses on building a college-going culture in low-income high schools and making college attendance the norm in America.

The $3-million Future Fund was created to annually help our local offices customize their efforts to impact college enrollment and success rates for low income students in local markets nationwide. This infusion of cash complements our skilled volunteerism and pro bono efforts and boosts our impact on the issue at the local level.

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Deloitte’s Future Fund is a key component of Their Future is Our Future , our multi-million dollar national community involvement initiative that focuses on building a college-going culture in low-income high schools and making college attendance the norm in America.

The $3-million Future Fund was created to annually help our local offices customize their efforts to impact college enrollment and success rates for low income students in local markets nationwide. This infusion of cash complements our skilled volunteerism and pro bono efforts and boosts our impact on the issue at the local level.

Companies Recognized for Innovative Solutions to Today’s Social Challenges

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At an awards dinner hosted by the U.S. Chamber Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC), Best Buy, Cargill, Deloitte LLP with College Summit, Navistar Diesel of Alabama, and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were honored with the 2010 Corporate Citizenship Award.

Press Release

At an awards dinner hosted by the U.S. Chamber Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC), Best Buy, Cargill, Deloitte LLP with College Summit, Navistar Diesel of Alabama, and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP were honored with the 2010 Corporate Citizenship Award.

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