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Three CA alumnae/i are giving back to the groups that changed their lives.

PAYING IT FORWARD E

BY HEIDI KOELZ

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ach year, students arrive at Concord Academy thanks to community-based access organizations, which exist to nurture the promise in bright kids from disadvantaged backgrounds. Secondary school counselors at these organizations have learned from close collaboration with the Admissions Office which individuals will be a good fit for CA. Some access organizations provide scholarships; others advocate for financial aid on behalf of families. All of them make a critical difference by preparing middle school students for academic and social life at independent boarding schools. Once students are at CA, access organizations remain valuable partners, working with them and their families throughout their years on campus. In return, many students have gone on to volunteer, and in some cases work, for the organizations that helped them join the CA community. Here are three of their stories.

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CA Magazine Spring 2018 Issue  

The spring 2018 issue of CA Magazine highlights alumnae/i and students who are giving back, both in their communities and further afield. Ca...

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