Youth Development

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Junior 100 / Pathways to Success is a 16-week youth development program for high school juniors and seniors. The program takes place at Pace University and includes college readiness, life skills, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship training with a strong emphasis on the integration of technology in business.  The inter-disciplinary curriculum assesses students’ interest and growth in entrepreneurial and real world experiences. Students attend workshops and professional lectures, and participate in speed interviews with entrepreneurs and corporate volunteers.

Junior 100 / Pathways to Success: Rigorous Training Curriculum

College 101
Applying for College
Financial Aid 101
College Tours
College 101 Roundtables
Physical and Mental Health

Career Readiness
Mock Interviewing
Resume Writing
Global Economy
Human Resources
Presentation Styles
Job Shadowing
Emotional Intelligence
Social Responsibility

Entrepreneurship
Corporate Ethics
Business Plan Writing
Financial Reporting
Investing
Venture Capital
Design Thinking
Marketing

2015 Program Outcomes

  • 98% of the participants received paid internships or job shadowing stipends
  • 100% of participating seniors graduated and are currently attending college
  • All participating seniors received full or partial scholarships
  • Seniors received over $804,000 worth of college scholarships