1,409 advanced degrees. 3,115 college graduates. 5,072 total students and alumni. Prep for Prep’s 2018 Annual Report celebrates the program’s accomplishments over the past four decades and highlights individuals who reflect the core values that have led to Prep’s success.
The front page of today’s Arts section of the New York Times features an article about diversifying the arts field and leads with Prep Alum Akili Tommasino (XXI/Poly Prep '05, Harvard '09) MA, Harvard '12; PhD, Harvard '20, a Curatorial Assistant at the Museum of Modern Art. The article also mentions Prep and Sotheby's Art Academy, which Akili and other members of the Prep in Arts affinity group helped found.
Prep for Prep’s high school seniors are heading off to the most competitive colleges in the country this fall. Over 20% of the graduating class will enroll in Ivy League schools, and over 80% of students will enroll in a “Most Competitive” or “Highly Competitive” college according to Barron’s Profiles of American Colleges 2018. Congratulations to all of our students!
Prep for Prep is delighted to welcome Christopher James (IX) to the Board of Trustees and David Beller, Tom Keefe, Andrew Li, Sheena Melwani, Todd Swidler, and Miguel Vargas (P9 XVIII) to the Associates Council.
Prep for Prep is pleased to announce Ivan Tatis as the new Director of Counseling and member of the executive leadership team. He takes the helm from Jackson Collins (XII), who transitioned to the role of Associate Executive Director of Prep for Prep earlier this year.
To celebrate Prep for Prep’s 40th Anniversary, the organization will honor Martin Lipton of Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and John L. Vogelstein of Warburg Pincus, along with the graduating high school Class of 2018, at the Lilac Ball on June 11th at Sheraton New York.
“Access and equity have been goals of my work since my time at Prep for Prep. I hope that what I do helps others in turn—to get the care they need or to prevent a medical bill that destabilizes a family’s finances.”