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How Alumni Support Works

How Alumni Support Works

Our Goal

Any student who graduates with their high school diploma from a Bright Star school is considered alumni and becomes a member of the wý Alumni Support & College Success (ASCS) program for up to 6 years.

The ASCS Program tracks and provides explicit guidance to alumni in ensuring they get to and through higher education. 

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We Work With Our Alumni

At wý, our goal is post-secondary success for every Bright Star alumni

We work with our alumni to identify a higher education pathway that will help them accomplish their goals, and then support them on their journey to graduation.

What We Offer

A robust and holistic academic and socio-emotional support that includes:

  • Higher education counseling, coaching, and skill-building
  • Identifying various higher education pathways, majors, and career tracks
  • Providing intensive transfer support from community colleges to four-year universities
  • Financial aid application and budgeting assistance
  • Referring alumni to campus and community resources
  • Helping alumni locate and apply to job and internship opportunities
  • Career counseling and programming to launch high-impact careers
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Want To Connect?

Get in touch with your Alumni Support & College Success Coordinator

Graduate School Support

 

wý alumni who have earned a degree or CTE certificate can receive additional support with the graduate school application process. Contact Genoveva Cortes at gcortes@brightstarschools.org to learn more.

Alumni Career and Job Search Support

 

All Bright Star alumni can access career and job search support cost-free. If you are looking for help in clarifying your career goals, building your professional network, preparing for interviews, or other job search related support, please email our career accelerator lead at bsscareersupport@brightstarschools.org to set up an initial conversation.

Alumni Testimonial

“Thank you so much for all you have done. In such little time, you have immensely helped me. Thank you for the faith you have in me and the encouragement.”

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