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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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Student Ambassador Life and the Importance of Self-Advocacy with Lindsay Lydon

In this special episode of the College Corner Podcast, we discuss the importance of self-advocacy with Take Stock Collier County alum and Take Stock in College Student Ambassador Lindsay Lydon! Lindsay reflects on days in the Take Stock program and the lessons learned that empowered her confidence to walk through college, career, and life confidently. …

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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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Five Ways to Get Adjusted to Campus Life

Hey, Take Stock in College Scholars! Show host D’Vodrek Ponder takes us on a deep dive into college life and provides success tips for adjusting to life on campus. Follow Take Stock in College on InstagramJoin the LinkedIn GroupLearn more about the Take Stock in College program DisclaimerThe views, opinions, statements, representations, recommendations, advice, or other content (collectively, …

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My Take Stock Mentor Inspired My Career | Interview with Bobbi Pinkard

The College Corner Podcast is back for Season 3! We’re starting the school year with an interview with one of our Take Stock alumni—Bobbi Pinkard! She shares her Take Stock story, how her Take Stock mentor inspired her to pursue a career in education, and advice for college scholars! You can watch the full episode …

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