Are you ready to be a Minds Matter student?

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  • Are you going to be a sophomore in the Fall?
  • Do you have and maintain a strong overall grade point average of B+ or higher?
  • Do you qualify for free or reduced lunch or meet our family income eligibility? (Click here for details.)
  • Are you willing to push yourself to reach your highest possible academic potential and prepare yourself for college success?
  • Can you commit to spending your Saturdays (September through May) working with our tutors and mentors?
  • Would you like to experience college by attending academically challenging summer programs at top universities across the country?

If you answered YES to all these questions, we are looking for you!

Applications for the 2023/24 sophomore class are now closed.

Applications for the 2024/25 school year will open in April 2024.

Use the form below to contact us for more information or to let us know that you would like a presentation about Minds Matter at your school or organization.

Interested in applying? Please take a moment to read the instructions.

Click here to download the Application Instructions and Checklist.

Check your eligibility.

Click here to review the Student Family Income Eligibility Guidelines.

Are you a parent or caretaker with questions about our program?

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Interested in more information?

Submit questions about the application process here.