College Guidance Initiative

For our current students and alumni who are thinking about college, Futures and Options offers workshops on the application process, including writing personal statements, applying for financial aid, and other criteria to consider when selecting a school. Students are also eligible to sign up for one-on-one counseling sessions.


of our students graduate high school on time


of our students go onto higher education


of our students headed to college in FY22 are first-generation

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College Panel

Open to alumni and any Futures and Options applicants. Wednesday, May 31 from 5:30-7pm in-person at Futures and Options’ offices.

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Futures and Options Dream Big College Scholarships

Each year, Futures and Options awards two $10,000 scholarships to alumni who are headed to college after high school graduation.  Awards are made in October and scholarship winners are invited to speak at our Dream Big celebration

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Contact Sam Kahn, our Alumni Engagement Manager, with any questions at or call (212) 601-0002.