Seeing a Little of Myself in New Emerge Juniors

By Karen Banda As part of my internship with EMERGE, I was a chaperone for this year’s Boston College Tour. My group consisted of 14 rising high school juniors, all of whom had a spark ready to be lit by at least one of the colleges on our visit. I saw myself in these students. …

Northeastern, Tufts Students Talk College Experience on #EMERGEtour Day 1

Juniors and seniors in HISD’s EMERGE fellowship program got to hear firsthand Monday what attending a top-tier university is really like on the first day of a whirlwind tour of nine Northeast college and universities. EMERGE students from 15 HISD high schools toured Tufts and Northeastern University and heard from students about what it is …