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Welcome to the Breakthrough Greater Boston Student Application 2020-2021

Application Deadline: February 26, 2021

Our mission at Breakthrough Greater Boston is to inspire excitement for learning, create paths to college, and promote careers in education. 

Breakthrough Greater Boston prepares students for success in college and trains the next generation of urban teachers using a unique Students Teaching Students model. Through our six-year program, students gain a passion for learning and the perseverance and tools to succeed in college and beyond. 

This application is for students and parents/guardians to complete. If you have any questions, reach out to admissions@btgbmail.org and we will be in touch shortly.


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Parent/Guardian #1 Information





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Additional Information


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Student Statement

Directions for Completing the Student Statement: - Complete all questions independently. You may brainstorm your answers with a teacher, but all answers must be your own work. - Write in complete sentences and make sure you answer the question fully. Breakthrough wants to see your best writing! - There is no sentence or word minimum or maximum; answer each question thoroughly.




Student Essay

In 1-2 paragraphs, tell us why you want to come to Breakthrough. Please answer both of the following questions. - Why do you want to be a Breakthrough student? - What are your goals and how will Breakthrough help you achieve them? Remember: This should be your best work! We encourage you to write a first draft and submit your final draft after you have proofread and edited it.

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Grade/Course Information




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Teacher Recommendation

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Academic Achievement Levels



Academic and Personal Qualities




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