REALITY CHANGERS transforms lives by providing youth from disadvantaged backgrounds with the academic support, financial assistance, and leadership training to become college graduates.

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A college readiness program for 12th Grade

Since 2001, Reality Changers has prepared over 1,500 students in San Diego County to become successful college students. Reality Changers’ signature outreach program—College Apps Academy—partners with local high schools to offer college application assistance to 11th and 12th grade students. We support nonprofits, school districts, administrators and school counselors to enhance the overall college-going culture of each organization. We help customize a program to meet each sites’ college readiness needs.

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The College Apps Academy Program

Our College Application and Financial Aid instruction specifically addresses the needs of first generation and underserved youth and at the same time can be customized to meet a broader student population. The processes and materials are real-time to ensure accuracy in admissions and submissions. The curriculum provides slid education and emphasizes independence, accountability, peer support, and personalized instruction.


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The Academy will increase the college-going culture at your campus by providing support to school counselors, college success workshops, scholarships to top free-or-reduced-lunch students, college resource materials, and much more!

General Inquiries

Tania Azar
College Apps Academy Director



Partnership Opportunities

Bill Fackelman
Account Manager