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.

Unlocking a Risk-Taking Spirit in 5th Graders

Lisa With Riser

Lisa Bonnifield, KIPP Fisher Fellow in Newark, NJ, is founding a new school and naming it KIPP BOLD. She aims to unlock a risk-taking, opportunity-chasing, grit-filled spirit in her future students. The question she keeps asking myself is, “how will we do that?”

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