Take Stock in Children

Jaden Edgecombe’s scholarship journey started with a solid support system through Take Stock

Take Stock Brevard County graduate Jaden Edgecombe (2023) reflected on the journey it took to get to today—the now undergrad pursuing computer engineering at one of the top state’s public universities, the University of Florida. Jaden’s journey took dedication and a good support system to not only apply for college but to develop life-lasting skills …

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Take Stock Story: Many Firsts for Dany Rodriguez

Being first brings the excitement of experiencing new events but also means facing the unknown. Such is the case for countless first-generation college students like Take Stock Broward Alumna, Dany Rodriguez.   “My family struggled all my life financially,” explained Rodriguez. “I remember one time [in 6th grade] my family was asked to provide school supplies, …

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National College Application Month: Economic Impact of Degree Attainment

Education is often seen as a key driver of economic growth and individual prosperity. Postsecondary degree attainment has the potential to break the cycle of poverty and open avenues of success for generations. During October, National College Application Month, we highlight the transformational power of education and the lifetime influence of degree attainment.   According to …

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Take Stock in Children podcast Mentors and Milestones

“Because of Take Stock, I can…”: Nicolas Légeret-Harris

It’s National Scholarship Month, Take Stock Nation! In this new episode of the Mentors & Milestones Podcast, we learn more about Take Stock Hillsborough County alum Nicolas Légeret-Harris’ journey to obtaining scholarships and applying for college.  Nicolas’ story of determination and perseverance, as well as the life-long impact of mentoring is one you don’t want to miss. …

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“Power Up” Your College Applications with Confidence Featuring Asley Pollas & Jose Alvarez of Noble Sheep

We talk with Asley Pollas and Jose Alvarez of Noble Sheep about how their work with Take Stock led to their impactful work today with students. The duo has some motivation for college-bound students to “Power Up” and apply for college and scholarships with confidence! Class of 2024—don’t miss this episode! Follow Take Stock in Children on Facebook, Instagram, X, …

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Applying early for college pays off for Take Stock Nassau senior

October is National College Application Month, the kickoff time for high school students all over the country to submit their college applications for the following fall semester. There are some great incentives, however, to applying early, and one of those incentives includes peace of mind about one’s pathway to college. Just ask Take Stock Nassau …

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National College Application Month: Tips for Success 

National College Application Month, celebrated each fall, is an opportunity to increase college access and awareness among all students, particularly those who may feel a postsecondary education is out of reach.   During National College Application Month, the Take Stock network hosts activities to support students in the college application process, including college exploration sessions, application …

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