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Welcome, Prospective Families!
We are thrilled that you are interested in learning more about Prep for Prep. We are the nation’s foremost program for academically gifted African American, Latino, and Asian American students to build the foundation for academic, social, and leadership success in whatever they choose to pursue. 

Prep for Prep helps students enroll and thrive in premier independent schools (commonly known as private schools) in New York City and boarding schools across the Northeast. To ensure our students' success at their schools, we prepare them in advance of their placement through an intensive 14-month academic program. Throughout their educational career, Prep for Prep supports its students' development by providing academic and social guidance, leadership development opportunities, college guidance, and undergraduate support.

We look forward to working with your family during the Admissions process. 

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  • 668

    Prep for Prep students enrolled in top independent day schools in NYC and boarding schools across the Northeast
  • 13

    average class size in independent schools, compared to 26 in NYC public schools
  • $400,000

    average financial aid awarded by independent schools and colleges for each student’s educational journey
  • 83%

    of over 3,500 graduates earned degrees from the most competitive colleges in the country including Columbia, Harvard, and Yale
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New York, NY 10023
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We envision a nation guided by ethical and effective leaders that reflect our diverse society. 

Prep for Prep's mission is to develop future leaders by creating access for young people of color to first-rate educational, leadership development and professional opportunities.