Our 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

 

 

 

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Minds Matter is a national not-for-profit organization serving high-achieving, low-income students in cities across the United States. 

Since its inception in New York City in 1991, the effectiveness of Minds Matter has been affirmed - 100% of our students have been accepted into a four-year college. The organization has expanded to eleven cities, including Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia,  Portland, San Francisco, Seattle and the Twin Cities.

 

We are currently seeking runners for the 2014 TCS NYC Marathon! Apply here to join Team Minds Matter.

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Minds Matter of NYC was founded in New York City in 1991. Since then, the effectiveness of Minds Matter has been affirmed – 100 percent of our students have been accepted into a four-year college. Minds Matter has expanded nationwide — visit mindsmatter.org to learn more!

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Please consider making a donation to help support our remarkable, hard-working students on their journey to — and through — college.

 

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Volunteer with Minds Matter

Want to make a huge difference in an aspiring college student’s life? Apply to become a volunteer today!

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Students: Apply to Minds Matter!

Applications for the class of 2017 are now available here. Applications are due by Friday, April 25.