A Conversation with Joliet Central High School
January 17, 2023
OneGoal spoke with Amanda Ringfelt and Jeffrey Riley of Joliet Central High School about the school’s postsecondary advising for students.
Mercy Ajala Takes Flight
December 14, 2022
Mercy Ajala’s dream of flying has guided her postsecondary journey into aviation school and flight training. With one semester left before earning her Bachelor’s degree, Mercy reflects on her relentless pursuit of becoming a pilot.
Yesenia’s Humanity and Hunger for Education
September 28, 2022
College was never part of Yesenia Garcia’s plan. But joining the OneGoal cohort in her school not only led to achieving a degree, she’s now an advocate for students like her. “OneGoal set a foundation for me. I fell in love with education. I fell in love with equality. It gave me a sense of pride. And it definitely gave me hope, because I remember not having any and when college was not on my radar whatsoever.”
From OneGoal Fellow to Doctor of Pharmacy: Meet Dr. Navarro
June 29, 2022
Caleb sat down with us for a conversation about his journey, the lessons he learned along the way, and where he’s headed next.
Strategies to Avoid Summer Melt
June 29, 2022
Each summer, 10% to 40% of high school students intend to enroll in college the fall after graduation but never actually do so.
OneGoal Fellow Shares Hopeful Message Amid Uncertainty
April 23, 2020
In addition to losing valuable in-school learning, our Fellows are having to reimagine the celebration of special milestones like their high school graduation, prom, college signing day, and senior season of athletics. Here’s one such story from a Chicago Fellow.