KIPP Goes to College:
Our Advice for Those Just Getting Started

George Ramirez, KIPP NYC alumnus (Yale University)

We know the adjustment to college isn’t always easy, but we also know it gets better. To help make month two a little bit easier, we’ve being asking some of our KIPP alumni, KIPP Through College leaders, and staff from our partner universities to share their college experiences and advice.

300 to 4,500 – Reflections on the Growth of KIPP Memphis

KIPP schools, Memphis, TN. Photographed by Ethan Pines, April 17, 2012.

By Jamal McCall, Executive Director, KIPP Memphis As our academic year in Memphis comes to a close, I am compelled to reflect on a rewarding and humbling fact: I have had the pleasure of working in the KIPP network for nine years. When I first came to Memphis, we were 300 students and staff crowded […]


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