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Ms. Phear from Los Angeles CA is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Naked Roommates and Other Things to Prepare for in College

My students need a good primer that will help them prepare for and adjust to college life so they can realize their dream of graduating.

  • $333 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

AVID is a college prep program that helps students in the AVID elective class successfully navigate their way TO and THROUGH a four-year university. The students meet together in the elective class for all four years of high school and they engage in content that helps build their college-ready skills as well as their college knowledge.

This year my AVID elective class students are seniors and graduating!

In my class we have students who live in poverty, students who belong to ethnic and racial groups that are underrepresented in college, and students who will be the first in their family to attend college. They have all pushed themselves during their high school career to take more rigorous courses, like honors and AP courses, and engage in extra-curricular activities to develop both their academic and emotional preparation for college.

My Project

My students are preparing to go off to college, but as so many of them will be first in their family to do so, they do not have as much guidance about the process as much of their peer group.

Reading "The Naked Roommate and 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College" will help my students mentally and emotionally prepare for one of the most challenging transitions and one of the most significant times of their lives.

We will read the text together and use it to jumpstart honest discussions about so much more than just the education students will be exposed to over the next four years.

Ms. Phear
Grades 9-12
More than three‑quarters of students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 21 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College (Naked Roomate) • Amazon Business $10.87 21 $228.27

Materials cost

$228.27

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$20.89

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.42

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$282.58

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$49.87

Total project goal

$332.45

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$332.45

1 Donor

-$332.45

Donations toward project cost

-$282.58

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$49.87

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$0.00

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