Interview 3: Cassandra Stark on “Who is College Greenlight and how do they help students”


“Cassandra Stark of College Greenlight shares many ways in which College Greenlight helps historically underrepresented students, First-Generation students and under-resourced students in the college process. Cassandra Stark is a Partner Relations Specialist with College Greenlight.

Cassandra Stark
She shares what College Greenlight is and she debunks myths about who College Greenlight is designed to serve. She explains the relationship between Cappex and College Greenlight. She discusses how a student can effectively use CG to find scholarships. She tells parents how they can use College Greenlight ( Cassandra discusses how CG can help students that are currently enrolled in college to find scholarships. She shares how CG can help undocumented students and those who work with them? Ms. Stark discusses CG’s list of schools that offer “”fly in”” programs and the CG list of colleges that offer generous financial aid. (Length 19:34).

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  • I am so happy to know about the work done by College Greenlight. As a 1st Gen college student, I know how much my academic success was put into motion by those adults (my band teacher, my chemistry teacher) who motivated me and gave me several important bits of advice. Thank you, College Greenlight!

    • Sylvia, yes, they are doing outstanding work. They are now starting to go city to city and bring CBO and HS Counselors together with colleges. They will be doing this in Atlanta in May, 150 college counselors and 150 CBO and HS counselors.