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Day 5 Re-cap: “It isn’t over yet!” — D.C. Guided Tour and the Historic Anthony Bowen YMCA

On our last full day of the 2017 College Tour we were all experiencing the bitter-sweetness of this wonderful journey coming to an end. Still, youth were extremely excited to continue to learn and grow from all they experienced and to bring everything they learned back home. But College Tour education and development don’t only come form the Read More …

Day 4 Re-cap: “We can’t stop, we won’t stop.” — Georgetown University, Howard University and the National Museum of African American History and Culture

  Day 4 was packed full, still we had an amazing experience! Our fist stop was Georgetown University, the nation’s oldest Catholic and Jesuit University, established in 1789. Youth and chaperones alike were impressed by the beautiful 18th century architecture and overall layout and landscaping of this university. All the original building have been so Read More …

Day 3 re-cap: “Every university is so different” — Visit to George Washington University and the Universtity of the District of Columbia

Continuing our YMCA 2017 College Tour experience, on Day 3 (Tuesday) we started off by visiting George Washington University–in the heart of D.C–to learn about the history, academic programs, research, internships and study abroad opportunities, application requirements, and much more, regarding this university. Charted in 1821, GWU is the largest institution of higher education in Read More …

Day 2 Re-cap: “I can see myself here” — Visit to Coppin State University and Morgan State University

    On our second official day of the 2017 College Tour we visited TWO wonderful Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCU’s) in the lively city of Baltimore, MD. At each location, we were greeted by school ambassadors who guided the youth through each campus, shared important information, and answered all of the youth’s questions. Read More …

Day 1 DONE! Day 2, WE HAVE ARRIVED!

“Change will not come if we wait for some person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change we seek.” – Barack Obama Remember yesterday morning? Forty Five 2017 College Tour youth and their families, our staff, and College Tour chaperones gathered at L.A. Lee YMCA in Read More …