The Privilege Of Harvard

I am on the board of an organization called Calm Clarity founded by Due Quach.  Due has just posted a letter about her time at Harvard as a severely underprivileged young Vietnamese immigrant.  Due writes, “Getting into Harvard was like boarding a rocket ship out of...

Three Qualities for Success in College: Gratitude

Reading about the current unrest on college campuses around race and diversity issues makes me reflect on the last 25 years of working with low-income youth as founder of Summer Search.  To date, Summer Search is in 6 different cities and has empowered over 5,000...

Recipe for Success in College

Reading about the current unrest on college campuses around race and diversity issues has made me pause and reflect on the last 25 years of working with low-income youth as founder of Summer Search.  To date Summer Search is in 7 different offices and has empowered...