During difficult times, it's so important to celebrate good news. Congratulations to the students of the DTS High School 2020 Class on all of their amazing college acceptances! ... Read More about College Acceptances!
A Note from the Directors Dear Friends of Determined to Succeed, We hope that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy during this difficult time. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly altered all of our lives, challenging us in ways we never imagined. We are with you in ... Read More about Supporting Our DTS Families through COVID-19
Diana, who will graduate from Franklin and Marshall College this spring with a degree in Public Health and Studio Art, was recently in Los Angeles to speak at an event about how DTS changed her life. Here are some highlights. "Before joining Determined to Succeed, I was just a student ... Read More about Persistent and Thriving
The six individuals in the photo above are or will be the first in their families to graduate from college. Regardless of their stage in the college-going process, they each play a crucial role in Determined to Succeed's model of college success. Active mentoring and leading by ... Read More about Role Models for College Success
One morning last year, DTS student Andrea* said she needed to talk. Her science teacher had humiliated her in class, calling her "four-eyes" when she asked for a moment to put her glasses on in order to read a textbook passage out loud. He followed with, “You look so ugly in your glasses, and ... Read More about Making a Difference – Mimi, Co-Executive Director