"I realized how overwhelming and confusing the financial aid and college application process can often be for these students, and it has been a pleasure to help them and see them succeed.”
"Without my AmeriCorps experience I would be a completely different person. I will never forget my time as an adviser, and I am so thankful for AmeriCorps for providing me the opportunity.”
"My experience has been eye-opening. I am immersed in a new culture, a bilingual environment, and I feel the importance of the work I am doing, not to mention it is so much fun!”
Adriana is a college adviser with the Virginia College Advising Corps at the University of Virginia. Adriana helps high school graduates navigate the college application process.
"Every day, I see students make hard sacrifices to continue their education which is why I want to help them succeed in any way possible."
Jordan works as a college adviser in a small, rural community in the Alleghany Mountains of Western Virginia. In his role, Jordan advises and helps students through the college application process.