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    BCS College Counselor Talks College Access in the Atlantic

    January 10, 2015

    College counselor and college access expert Josh Steckel of our Brooklyn Collaborative is featured in the Atlantic article "When High Achievers Have No Place to Go." The article explores the rising power of SAT scores in the college admissions process, particularly at CUNY, and how it is hurting high-achieving students from low-income backgrounds, who can't afford the elite test prep and private tutoring that give more affluent students an edge.

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    Advance Calls McCown March "Giant Step"

    December 12, 2014

    The Staten Island Advance returned to Gaynor McCown's College March, which hosted several VIPs including Staten Island Borough President James Oddo, Ed Montesduoca of Capital One Bank, and NYC Outward Bound Schools board member Jonathan Miller, who is the husband of the late Gaynor McCown.

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    Arne Duncan Addresses Our Students Pre-March

    December 12, 2014

    US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan sent a video address to students from across our network, commending them for their participation in our annual College March.

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    CBS Reports From Hahn & Baldwin Marches

    December 12, 2014

    CBS New York visited our James Baldwin School and our Kurt Hahn School for the College March. One Hahn student called the March "a step into adulthood."

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    EdWeek: NYC Outward Bound Stages College March

    December 12, 2014

    Education Week picked up this Associated Press story on the College March. The AP article was also picked up by Fox New York, CBS New York and Newsday.

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    Gabrielle Union Praises College March

    December 12, 2014

    Actress Gabrielle Union praised our College March on the Los Angeles-based hit radio show Big Boy, as well as the deep involvement and support for the March by our partner Capital One Bank. Union has appeared in leading roles opposite Will Smith, Jamie Foxx and Marin Lawrence, and is well known for roles in many movies including Bring It On and Think Like a Man. She is a graduate of UCLA.

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    Harlem World Photo Coverage of WHEELS' March

    December 12, 2014

    Harlem World Magazine published several photos from WHEELS' College March in Washington Heights, including shots of employee volunteers and executives from our longtime March partner Capital One Bank. The College March originated at WHEELS.

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    In Film & In Print: Brooklyn Daily Eagle Celebrates College March

    December 12, 2014

    Brooklyn Daily Eagle returned to our College March, this time at our Brooklyn School for Collaborative Studies. Both their print and video stories cover the March in great detail.

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    Manhattan Times at Founding College March

    December 12, 2014

    Manhattan Times visited our College March at WHEELS, which is where the March originated. It's the third time the publication has covered the March and the generous support of our College March partner Capital One Bank.

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    McCown's College March on NY1

    December 12, 2014

    For the third in a row, NY1 visited our College March at the Gaynor McCown School in New Springville, Staten Island. The outlet interviewed the school's valedictorian and salutatorian, who celebrated the March for its ability to bring "everyone together to accomplish one goal."

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President Obama's 2014 State of the Union address highlighted WHEELS senior Estiven Rodriguez's academic success story, as well as our College Application March. Read all the press here.

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