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Mrs. Winslow
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households
  • 5 donors
  • $0 still needed

Give Students the Competitive Edge

My students need a variety of books, resume paper, and classroom supplies to make them competitive when applying to colleges and jobs.

My Students

"Be the change you want to see in the world," Mahatma Gandhi said, and my students apply this quote in my classroom and dream big every day. However, a lot of my students need an extra push to believe that they can attend college.

My students attend a Title I school in a poverty stricken city in Florida.

A lot of my students feel like they will not be able to afford college or they feel like they are not good enough. Most of my students will be the first in their families to graduate from college. These students are very intelligent but need an extra push.

My Project

I want my students to read books that will help them pursue their college dreams. I am asking for books that will help my students craft a college admittance essay that will get them into their dream schools. My students need these books, paper and markers to be ready for the next steps to college essay writing.

Your donation will inspire and motivate students to attend college.

Students with a college degree earn a lot more over a lifetime than students without one. Please be a spark in their lives and give to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

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Southworth Exceptional Resume Paper, 100% Cotton, 32 lb, white, 100 Count (RD18CF) • Amazon $9.88 3 $29.64
C-Line Stitched Shop Ticket Holders, 9 x 12 Inches, Both Sides Clear, 25 per Box (46912) • Amazon $18.97 2 $37.94
Crayola 240ct Colored Pencils Classpack 12 Colors • Amazon $34.98 1 $34.98
Sharpie Fine-Tip Permanent Marker, 24-Pack Assorted Colors • Amazon $14.43 1 $14.43
Resume Magic, 4th Ed: Trade Secrets of a Professional Resume Writer (Resume Magic Trade Secrets of a Professional Resume Writer) • Amazon $13.36 1 $13.36
What You Don't Know Can Keep You Out of College: A Top Consultant Explains the 13 Fatal Application Mistakesand Why Character Is the Key to College Admissions • Amazon $13.10 1 $13.10
Argus Poster Combo Pack Life Signs - Set of 6 • Amazon $12.05 1 $12.05
B+ Grades, A+ College Application: How to Present Your Strongest Self, Write a Standout Admissions Essay, and Get Into the Perfect School for You • Amazon $11.98 1 $11.98
Business Source 43575 Transparent Tape, 1 in. Core, 3/4 in.x1000 in., 12/PK, Clear • Amazon $11.09 1 $11.09
On Writing the College Application Essay, 25th Anniversary Edition: The Key to Acceptance at the College of Your Choice • Amazon $10.98 1 $10.98
50 Successful Harvard Application Essays, Third Edition: What Worked for Them Can Help You Get into the College of Your Choice • Amazon $10.98 1 $10.98
Expo Low Odor Dry Erase Pen Style Markers, 12 Colored Markers (86603) • Amazon $10.08 1 $10.08
Expo Low Odor Chisel Tip Dry Erase Markers, 12 Colored Markers(80699) • Amazon $9.95 1 $9.95
Resume 101: A Student and Recent-Grad Guide to Crafting Resumes and Cover Letters that Land Jobs • Amazon $9.78 1 $9.78
Best Resumes for College Students and New Grads: Jump-Start Your Career!, 3rd Ed (Best Resumes for College Students & New Grads) • Amazon $9.34 1 $9.34
Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps, Second Edition: Crafting a Winning Personal Statement • Amazon $9.18 1 $9.18
The Elements of Resume Style: Essential Rules and Eye-Opening Advice for Writing Resumes and Cover Letters that Work • Amazon $7.96 1 $7.96

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This project will reach 240 students.

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