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Project EPIC

Program Description

Project EPIC runs a college preparatory after school program based at Plainfield High School in Plainfield NJ focusing on college planning, test preparation and academic support.

MISSION

To assist and encourage disadvantaged youth to attend pre-college enrichment programs in order to increase the likelihood that they will pursue a college education and thereby achieve a break in the cycle of poverty.

Success Stories

"It taught me to tap into my unknown potential, and to persevere in my dream to be the first in my family to go to college." V.R., EPIC Scholar - Summer 2008, Harvard University

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation

Demographics

First-Generation

  • Less than 25%

Representative
Colleges Attended
by Alumni

  • Boston College
  • Brandeis University
  • Clark Atlanta University
  • Columbia University in the City of New York
  • Drexel University
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-College at Florham
  • Hartwick College
  • LIM College
  • New Jersey Institute of Technology
  • New York University
  • North Carolina Central University
  • Pace University - New York City Campus
  • Penn State University
  • Rider University
  • Rowan University
  • Rutgers University-New Brunswick
  • Seton Hall University
  • Temple University
  • University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Villanova University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University