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Donor Highlight: Nielson Donates 10 Laptops to MMSEA

Each fall, we welcome new students to the Minds Matter Seattle Chapter (MMSEA) with open arms. Like other chapters, ours is built on the support of mentees, volunteers, and the greater Seattle community. Although the faces in our group evolve each school year, one thing about our community remains the same – the desire to…

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Event Recap: 2017 Spring Soiree

A Night to Remember Seattle stepped up for education of April 27, 2017 at Minds Matter of Seattle’s 4th Annual Spring Soiree. Our biggest fundraiser of the year reached new heights, with attendance and donations both tripling over the same event in 2016. The Soiree was held on a sunny Thursday evening at the Sole…

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Winter 2017 Speaker Series Inspires Students

Minds Matter students have a lot on their plates. The way our students manage demanding academic schedules, extracurricular activities, part-time jobs, being a teenager, summer program/college applications, and sometimes difficult home lives, make me incredibly impressed with their stamina and resilience. In the month of February, Minds Matter Seattle held a speaker series focusing on…

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Happy Holidays from Minds Matter

For our last session of the year, Minds Matter Seattle had a very festive day complete with ugly sweaters, sharing holiday traditions, and cookie decorating. The afternoon session kicked-off with three alumni from our first graduating class of 2016, who came to share with current Minds Matter students about their first semester in college. One went to Princeton,…

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Introducing the 2016-2017 Minds Matter Seattle Roster!

We are so excited to introduce the 2016-2017 Minds Matter Seattle roster. This September, we welcomed an incoming Sophomore class, advancing the classes before them to Juniors and Seniors. Every Saturday from September 2016 to June 2017, these students will gather to participate in a rigorous volunteer-led tutoring and mentoring program from 10am-2pm. Including travel…

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A Day at the Fair… the College Fair That Is!

On October 21st, 2016, Minds Matter Seattle students from all classes (Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors), along with their mentors, walked across downtown for a field trip to the Seattle National College Fair, hosted by NACAC. This event showcases 150+ colleges and universities from around the country (and even a few international ones), giving students the chance…

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