Photo of Allison Cubillas in UC San Diego graduation cap and gown with white border around photo

Finding Yourself in College

“Whatever you want to be in life, be the best you can be at it,” shared Allison Cubillas, a Wave-Maker and first-generation college student who graduated debt-free from UC San Diego.

Impact that Matters

Attaining a postsecondary degree has a dramatic impact on a student’s life.


students enrolled in
Making Waves Academy


college students in Making Waves Education Foundation’s college and career success program


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