College Life

December 1, 2018

Student Spotlight Interview with NAJRUL ISLAM

Penn State Abington, BA in Information Science and Technology ’19 CORE: Introduce yourself! ISLAM: My name is Najrul Islam. I am 20 years old. I came […]
December 1, 2018

5 Tips To Reaching The Finish Line

1. Gather Your Goals It’s common for students to become overwhelmed and under kept during this time in the academic year. While Professors may be reminding […]
November 2, 2018

Student Spotlight: Phim

Student Spotlight Interview with Phim CORE: Introduce yourself!   PHIM: I’m 26 years old. Born and raised in Philadelphia. I went to Mastery Charter school. CORE: […]
September 29, 2018

Student Spotlight: Ivy Ren

Student Spotlight Interview with IVY REN Drexel University, Lebow College of Business ’23 Check out the blog for more CORE: What are you studying and why […]
August 28, 2018
Rakeera King

Interview with Rakeera King – Drexel University, School of Nursing ‘19

CORE: What are you studying and why did you choose it? KING: To become a nurse, still deciding if I want to be a nurse practitioner. […]
June 1, 2018

Student Spotlight: Isiah Armstrong

Community College of Philadelphia Major: Computer Information Systems CORE: How did you hear about the RISE program? ISIAH: My student advisor at my high school told […]
June 1, 2018

Guest Blog Post: How I Saved Money in College by Anixabel O’Niell Rodriguez

For many students, college can be really expensive. As a freshman, many students have no clue how to control their finances. Most of them do not […]
May 1, 2018

Student Spotlight: Jasmin Hussain

Graduation Year: June 2018 Major: Health Services and Administration How did you hear about the RISE program and what did you hope to get out of […]
March 31, 2018
Aja, Program Assistant

Introducing Aja Altenhof, Our New Program Assistant

Aja is a freshman at the University of Pennsylvania planning to double major in Linguistics and Cognitive Science. Since Aja’s main role will be getting to […]