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Our Students, Their Stories.

Meet the faces of Higher Edge.



Grasso Tech ’12
Rochester Institute of Technology ’16
Major: Industrial Design

“Alicia Martin gets Good Citizen Award”
New London Patch, Corey Fyke, 11/2013


New London HS ’13
Sacred Heart University ’17
Major : Sports Management



New London HS ’12
Eastern CT State University ’16
Major : Biology

“Higher Edge is very helpful and can make a real difference in students’ lives. For me, they pushed me to get things done and encouraged me to follow my dreams.”

– Ruth
New London HS ’13
University of Connecticut ’17

“Higher Edge’s College Access Program helps you understand things about college you would never come across to understand by yourself. Everyday I came into the office I learned something new about the college process.”

– Tashawn
Grasso Tech HS ’13
Eastern CT State University ’17

“Being in the CAP helped me so much from writing essays to finding a school that was the right fit for me. I love the fact that we will still be a part of it as we go on to college.”

– Alexandra
New London HS ’13
Southern CT State University ’17

“New London’s quiet leader”
Norwich Bulletin, Owen Poole, 12/2013

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