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First Generation College Bound, Inc.

  • First Generation College Bound, Inc.
  • 8101 Sandy Spring Road, Suite 230
  • Laurel, MD 20707
  • (301) 490-0911
  • Raymond Harrod
  • Program Director

Program Description

First Generation College Bound (FGCB) is a grassroots organization based in Prince George's County, Maryland, whose mission is to increase the participation of low- and moderate-income youth in higher education, particularly those whose parents do not have a bachelor's degree. FGCB accomplishes this through an education-community support system that bridges the resources of the home, church, school and community. Emphasis is placed on early intervention through academic support, early identification of education and career goals, and sponsorship of individualized and personalized college access activities.

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • Community service/service hours
  • Leadership development
  • Other


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 570
  • Middle School: 0
  • Elementary School: 0
  • Post-secondary: 0
  • Non-traditional: 0

Populations Served

  • Academically At-risk
  • Academically High-performing
  • ESL Students


  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • George Mason University
  • Morgan State University
  • The University of the Arts
  • University of Maryland-College Park
  • University of the District of Columbia