On March 21-23, 8 students, Rose, Fu’ad, Jasmine, Paulina, Linh, Jimmy, Andie, and Ana got to visit the USF, SJSU, SFSU, UC Berkeley, Stanford. On March 28-30, 7 students, Eric, Lizbeth, Isabel, Quynh, Natalie, Christina, and Thao were able to visit UC Riverside, the Claremont colleges, USC, and UCLA.
Some schools were definitely hits for the students and others provided learning experiences on what they did not like in a University. The knowledge and experience that they acquired through this trip is essential to high school students nationwide. These bright and brilliant high school students would not have been able to explore their interests without A Bridge for Kids and the generosity of its sponsors and donors. Through this trip, the students were able to destroy the wall that hindered their ability to explore their future destinations.
Rose said that this trip provided her “an experience that will never be forgotten”: Click to read more about Rose’s experience.
Fu’ad recommends other students to visit colleges, as got the opportunity to: Click to read more about Fu’ad’s experience.
Jasmine informs us that the trip was a “life changing experience”: Click to read more about Jasmine’s experience.
Paulina pointed out that, “[the] trip has really helped as a junior learn more about the college experience and what it takes to go to one away from. I was able to find and visit some of dream schools and locations and now I am able to visualize my future.”
Linh was able to discover what schools were wrong for her: Click to read more about Linh’s experience.
Jimmy had an epiphany on this trip, he now realizes that “anything in life is possible”: Click to read more about Jimmy’s experience.
Ana has gained a new perspective on her former dream school: Click to read more about Ana’s experience.
Lizbeth advised us that her experience “was like no other”: Click to read more about Lizbeth’s experience.
Eric insists that the trip was “more than just looking at campuses.”: Click to read more about Eric’s experience.
Isabel is “grateful and lucky to have participated” on the college tour: Click to read more about Isabel’s experience.
Quynh has a newfound love for Pomona & Harvey Mudd: Click to read more about Quynh’s experience.
Natalie feels “so lucky to have gotten a chance to personally visit each college”: Click to read more about Natalie’s experience.
Christina said, “The college visit trip has given me valuable insights to what my future may hold; and the first factor is choosing the correct college for myself. I learned a lot from this trip – a college has to fit not only your academic values, but as well as your personal values.”
Thao gives her perspective on the colleges that she visited: Click to read more about Thao’s experience.