NYC GREAT! is established on the following 5 pillars of CLIMB:
College ReadinessSAT Pre, college tours and college readiness experiences are designed to increase the number of young women attending selective and highly selective colleges.
LeadershipGreat Girls engage in work that supports their interest and passions as they look for ways to make contributions to community.
Introspection of SelfGreat Girls create presentations and artifacts that speak to their understanding of themselves as socio-historical beings who are here to make a difference.
Mastery LearningGreat Girls demonstrate mastery of skills and learning tools that allow them to have agency over their lives and the world they live in. Building SisterhoodThe bond between participants starts early and Great Girls support each other during the program. Future Great Girls have the opportunity to mentor and become program facilitators. The CLIMB pillars provide a foundation for goal-setting and academic and personal achievement. NYC GREAT! participants are engaged during the school year on Saturdays from 10am to 3pm at John Jay College. The application is open to current young women in grade 10 across all five boroughs in NYCDOE public schools.
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Extended APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, May 24, 2019
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