Dear YPIE Family,

YPIE's newly released impact data demonstrates just how remarkable YPIE students have been during some of the most challenging times of the pandemic.

Despite nearly one million students falling off the college track across the country, YPIE’s recent impact data shows:
  • YPIE college enrollment remains high and steady; competitive college enrollment has been increasing
  • YPIE 2021 graduates enrolled in college at a significantly higher rate than similar students
  • YPIE 2020 graduates in college persisted into their 2nd year, staying on track for a college degree

These are not just numbers. They represent the perseverance of individual students, some overcoming unimaginable obstacles to achieve success.

We remain committed to matching their determination by keeping students on the surest path toward upward mobility. Even while the economy is in flux, a college degree continues to be a key tool for our students to build the futures they deserve.
Your continued support makes all of this possible.

With gratitude,

Sam Wallis
Executive Director
Recent Highlights
During a time when college enrollment rates have dropped significantly nationally, we are incredibly proud of every YPIE Senior who worked so hard to submit their college applications.

"Since I was in ninth grade, YPIE gave me endless opportunities to help spark my curiosity, not limiting me to anything." -Alesandra, YPIE Senior

We are thrilled to welcome more than 200 new 9th and 10th grade YPIE Scholars as they embark on their college journey.

See photos from our YPIE Scholars Induction Ceremony.
During the inaugural “YPIE College Success Career Week,” students had the opportunity to hear wisdom from and network with professionals from many local organizations, including American Express, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, New York-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, and The Trade Desk.

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February 14, 2022
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