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Point Alum Ashley Burnside was born with cerebral palsy, the most common childhood motor disability, and spent much of her childhood learning how to adapt. As a teenager, her experiences as both a...

June 01, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

20 YEARS OF FUNDING THE FUTURE

As we reported in our last newsletter, this year we mark Point Foundation’s 20th anniversary – a...

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January 21, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Abigail Reed

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? I am attending University of...

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January 21, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Diego Antonio Quintana Licona

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? New York University (NYU);...

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January 21, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Maddie Klementyn

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Portland State University -...

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January 15, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Kishan Patel

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? UC Riverside School of...

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January 15, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Darid Prom

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Swarthmore College. I choose...

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January 13, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Ranen Miao

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Washington University in St....

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January 08, 2021, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Mirandy Li

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Louisiana State University...

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December 09, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Jessica Chiriboga

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? I am attending Dartmouth...

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November 23, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Meet Point Scholar Josh Aiken

What college/university are you attending and what made you choose it? Yale University; I wanted to...

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July 02, 2020, Andrae Vigil-Romero

Social Distancing is a Privilege

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area I am fortunate and privileged to live in a one-bedroom apartment with my...

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March 19, 2020, teampoint

Should I come out in my application?

I was dressed in a navy suit with red corgi socks and a pink bow tie. I had looked at myself in the...

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