FGS is a volunteer-run 501 (c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to empowering first-generation, low-income, and immigrant students.
Our Instagram serves as an information hub. We post new informational graphics + opportunities every week. 200+ counselors have endorsed our content!
Launched in summer of 2021.
A unique & innovative mentorship program consisting of college students and high school seniors, juniors, and sophomores.
Currently looking for college students + HS rising juniors/sophomores.
Learning about the challenges and perspectives of FGLI students is crucial. 30+ students have shared their impactful stories!
Extensive guides, templates, event recaps used by thousands of students.
We launched our community on Discord to create an inclusive and inspiring environment for all students to pursue higher education.
from students, educators, organizations
“It's difficult to express the words to show how much FGS has personally helped as a student applying to universities. I came across this account, afraid of contacting my personal school counselor for giving up on me. As soon as I lost all hope in applying to university, I saw the letter of recommendation template seen on the Instagram bio. The people behind this nonprofit organization are some of the most passionate, intelligent, kind-hearted people. Thank you for encouraging me and others to pursue a higher education!!!”
“I’m thankful for the scholarship opportunities, the pieces of advice about applying to college, and the constant reminders y’all post! I frequently share them with my students and they mention how helpful they have been with visualizing their to-do list.”
“We used your page as an example to our students how they could use social media to send important information to their peers and curate specialized content that would allow them to connect with alumni of their high schools and school administrators.”
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