On a recent fall morning, a group of scholars from Democracy Prep Harlem High boarded a bus headed for four prestigious colleges and universities: Swarthmore, Villanova, Temple, and Haverford.
We turned to juniors Clayton F. and Damion D. share what it was like to experience collegiate life for a day.
Swarthmore College & Villanova University
“I realized that you can’t let anything stop you. Some things that may seem to be a disadvantage can actually be used to your advantage.”
Click to read Clayton’s essay here.
Temple University & Haverford College
“Temple offers so much, even for the non-theatrical students. It had the New York feel, but not the smell of car exhaust and food carts on every block.”
Click to read Damion’s essay here.