Students Visit College Campuses

This past week, seventh, eighth, and ninth grade students participated in college field trips. Seventh and eighth grades visited Occidental College while ninth grade visited Loyola Marymount University. Students and teaching fellows started the morning with a tour of the campuses where they learned about the admissions process, average GPAs, and fun facts about the […]

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Visitors’ Day Offers a Look into the Breakthrough Summer Program

Last Tuesday, Breakthrough supporters and community members attended Visitors’ Day, an opportunity for the public to join Breakthrough for an insider’s look into our summer program and to meet this summer’s cohort of 90 students and 20 teaching fellows. The morning kicked off with program updates and what we bring to the community: academic support […]

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Breakthrough Students Participate in UCI’s FABcamp

Breakthrough students Angie and Ulises recently attended UCI’s FABcamp on a scholarship provided by St. Margaret’s. According to Director of Academic Innovations, Leyla De Silva Riley, “The particular program the students are in is a hybrid of both APPcamp and FABcamp. APPcamp is intended to introduce middle school students to computer science and FABcamp focuses […]

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