Photo above: select members of the 12th Wave at the CAP Graduation Gala This June marked a milestone in Making Waves history: the first graduates of Making Waves Academy completed college. The... Read more
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“I know we’re all destined for success,” said Adilene, co-valedictorian of Making Waves Academy’s 2019 graduating class, the 16th Wave. “Over the many years we had together, I noticed the potential... Read more
14th Waver, Crystal, remembers when she first dreamed of becoming a pediatrician. “When I was younger, I had a lot of younger cousins who played and got hurt. It was my responsibility to make sure... Read more
An interview with Esther Hugo, a featured speaker at the inaugural CAP College Success Institute, taking place May 20-21 in the San Francisco Bay Area. For what types of students does community... Read more
First-generation college students face a greater risk of not attaining their college degrees due to a variety of reasons, including little to no at-home experience to help navigate the academic and... Read more