“I want to be a software engineer and change the world with a keyboard at my fingertips.” Meet Patricia. In 2016, Patricia graduated from Making Waves Academy as a salutatorian with a 4.36... Read more
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“I was always afraid, because I knew that college was expensive. When my first child attended college, I did not have any knowledge of the process. It was a traumatic moment for me.” These are the... Read more
A sophomore at Cal, Marwat moved from Yemen to America when she was five. Her family lived in various places—New York City, North Carolina, San Francisco—before settling in Oakland. From an early... Read more
12th Waver DeMario realized he was interested in engineering during his senior year at Making Waves Academy. The problem was, math wasn’t his strongest subject. Regardless, his math teacher Mr.... Read more
For the final piece in our blog series about preventing summer melt, we interviewed CAP College Coach Naomi Lansing, who is an organizational guru. In the interview, Ms. Lansing shares advice to... Read more