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Go To College NYC

  • Go To College NYC
  • P.O. BOX 843
  • New York, NY 10024
  • John Hoffman
  • President & Founder
  • (646) 595-6253

Program Description

Many highly qualified African-American and Latino students from lower income backgrounds in New York City aren't receiving quality college counseling. These students often graduate at or near the top of their high school classes but don't apply to colleges that match their intellectual, financial, and personal needs. Go To College NYC was designed to:

  • Find and support these students during their college admissions process
  • Place them in colleges offering the most academically challenging and affordable financial aid programs
  • Fully support them during their college years and beyond

Services Provided

  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Community service/service hours
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Mentoring
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation



  • Less than 25%

Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Barnard College
  • Columbia University in the City of New York
  • Georgetown University
  • Harvard College
  • New York University
  • Princeton University
  • Stanford University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Vassar College
  • Yale University