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Study Abroad Experience - Jahmarry Grant

Jahamarry Grant

Traveling abroad is a unique experience that I would recommend all college students, especially first-generation students do during their time in college. Traveling to Paris this summer was my first trip outside the United States other than traveling back home to Jamaica. I was always under the impression that studying abroad would be too expensive and didn't give the opportunity much thought. I'm delighted however that the …


Study Abroad Experience - Bryan Matthew

Bryan Matthew with students

I never thought I would have had the opportunity to experience what most people do in a lifetime. I had the opportunity to go out the country for the first time and study abroad at Babes-Bolyai University in Romania. At first, I wanted to get out and use the time to find myself, but studying abroad did not seem…


The Road To Wall Street Program: Jose Baez

Jose Baez

My name is Jose Baez and I am a rising junior at Rutgers University majoring in finance. Last year I transferred to Rutgers to increase my candidacy for a career on Wall Street and I went through an adjustment period. I wanted to share my story to show that having GRIT and perseverance can take you a long way. During the Fall semester I struggled and finished with a 2.8 GPA which was a lot lower than what I had at my…


Peer Support Group

By Reggie Davis, Peer Support Group Member.

Walking into the peer support group for the first session I remember feeling nervous. As a nineteen-year-old man, talking about your feelings is not something you’re taught to do in times of struggle, but rather it’s expected you do not complain and just deal with your problems. To my surprise, the group was the remedy I needed to ease my mind from the chaos college causes.…


Tutor of the Semester

By Craig Perkins, Tutor of the Semester.

I am honored to be awarded the title and grateful for the experiences that being an SSS tutor has given me. I have been tutoring a variety of Math courses since July of 2011 and have been with SSS ever since. I really like tutoring for SSS because of the opportunities that it opens up for the students that go through the program. Throughout my 5 semesters and 2 summer EOFs with…