On July 31, 2019, Nasdaq invited Prep for Prep’s Institute for Entrepreneurship students to ring its Opening Bell in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Sue Meng (XV/Brearley '99, Harvard '03) MA, Oxford '06; JD, Yale '09, Trustee at Prep for Prep and Partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, spoke at the ceremony.
Prep for Prep’s Lilac Ball on June 10 was a resounding success, netting over $3.8 million to support educational and leadership development opportunities for New York City’s most promising students of color. The event honored a leader in finance and philanthropy, Paul J. Taubman, the Founder, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of PJT Partners, for his commitment to Prep over the past two decades. Over 1,200 guests gathered at the Sheraton New York to celebrate the exceptional accomplishments of Prep’s graduating high school Class of 2019.
Congratulations to Prep for Prep's graduating seniors who will continue their academic pursuits at the nation's top colleges this September.
92% of the senior class will enroll in a “Most Competitive” or “Highly Competitive” college; 24% will enroll in Ivy League schools. Among their choices are leading liberal arts colleges, business powerhouses, women’s colleges, and Historically Black Universities and Colleges (HBCUs).
Please join us to congratulate Tania Calle (XXXII/Calhoun '16, Williams), recently named a 2019 Truman Scholar. She is one of 62 Scholars nationwide selected from among 840 candidates nominated by 346 colleges and universities.The Truman Scholarship is the premier graduate scholarship for aspiring public service leaders in the United States and provides up to $30,000 toward graduate study.
"Excellence means always striving to be better than your best. Our professions in academia and medicine are committed to lifelong learning, and we aim to go above and beyond what is expected to take care of our communities."
"These talented and prepared low and middle-income students sacrifice so much to get ready for college. They are primed, eager and more than able. But it’s up to elite colleges and universities to admit these deserving students in greater numbers."
Prep for Prep is pleased to announce Paul J. Taubman, Chairman and CEO of PJT Partners Inc., as its Lilac Ball Honoree for 2019. The Lilac Ball is Prep for Prep’s signature annual fundraising and student graduation event, to be held on Monday, June 10, 2019 at Sheraton New York.