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REACH Memphis

  • REACH Memphis
  • 4646 Poplar Avenue, Suite 327
  • Memphis, TN 38117
  • Bitsy Kasselberg
  • College Readiness Counselor
  • (901) 834-2570

Program Description

Our mission is to help high-achieving students from schools in Shelby County succeed in high school, college and beyond.

Today, our continuum of services includes summer experiences at programs throughout the country, career-specific scholar groups, ACT prep sessions, college-readiness counseling, summer internships and more. Each step along the way, REACH Memphis offers academic support and personal growth experiences to broaden each student's understanding of self, leadership and community. With the help of a small but committed staff, hundreds of dedicated volunteers, and willing parents, a REACH Memphis student is college prepared, college-equipped, ready for independence, and confident

Services Provided

  • Academic enrichment/tutoring/study skills
  • Career exploration and counseling/internships
  • College admissions guidance and counseling
  • College fairs/campus visits
  • College transition and retention support
  • Financial aid advising/FAFSA completion
  • Leadership development
  • Mentoring
  • SAT/ACT and other test preparation


Education Level and
Number of Students

  • High School: 2500
  • 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

  • Alcorn State University
  • Pomona College
  • The University of Tennessee-Knoxville
  • University of Notre Dame