Nurturing Minds for Collegiate Success

By focusing on emotional intelligence, social responsibility, and character-building, we believe students will thrive in collegiate life and beyond.

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We are an organization led by a duo of women educators with a combined 30 years of experience in the education field. Through Primer for College, we focus on the “whole” student. We provide innovative tools, programs and activities to ensure each student is mentally, physically, and emotionally equipped for college life and beyond.


To bridge the gap between intellectual ability (IQ) and Emotional Intelligence (EI), particularly for students where high school and college dropout rates are highest.


It is our mission to ensure college readiness for underserved students through social and emotional learning and by cultivating open dialogues about college life between students and adults.

Make the Most of Your College Years

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Make the Most of Your College Years: A Primer for Success offers a wealth of knowledge and ensures college readiness both socially and emotionally for students entering college.

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In this book, you will:

Understand the importance of identity and purpose.

Obtain tips and resources to craft a fun and fulfilling college experience.

Find creative ways to pay for college.

Master the transition to becoming a responsible adult.

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College Readiness Tools

We provide helpful tools to ensure students are academically, socially, and emotionally ready for college life and beyond.

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College Coaching
College Planning
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Career Discovery Sessions
College Success Webinars

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Our goal is to bridge the college readiness gap for underserved schools and students of color. Your support will:

  • Allow students access to college readiness activities and tools via our digital platform.

  • Receive college readiness guidance from Certified Guidance Counselors.

  • Ensure students are socially and emotionally ready for college life and beyond.

  • Support students while in college through mentorship programs.

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Primer for College Beneficiaries

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Author Writes Book to Bridge the College Readiness Gap for Students of Color

Primer for College presents its first 1K Book Challenge to educators, students, and mentorship programs starting in the state capitol, Tallahassee. The 1K Book Challenge's mission is to increase underrepresented minority students with the resources to ensure they are equipped not only academically but socially and emotionally for college life and beyond...

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