Michelle Obama By Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

Michelle Obama By Beyoncé Knowles-Carter

In 2014 Michelle Obama launched the Reach Higher initiative, which set out to help schools and counselors help young people see college as an option. But after about a year into the program, the former first lady realized Reach Higher wasn’t directly reaching an important group: students themselves.“Mrs. Obama said the White House…

Reach Higher Initiative Celebrates 5 Years, College Signing Day

Reach Higher Initiative Celebrates 5 Years, College Signing Day

Marching bands, a deejay and a slew of celebs joined Michelle Obama at College Signing Day, an annual event the former First Lady launched while in the White House to celebrate young people and their pursuit of higher education.
Upwards of 8,000 Philadelphia students, educators, parents, elected officials, corporate and community supporters took part …

Michelle Obama tells first-generation college-bound students, “Don’t do it alone”

Michelle Obama tells first-generation college-bound students, “Don’t do it alone”

Former First Lady Michelle Obama recounted her undergraduate experience at Princeton University to a crowd of students Thursday, calling it an “out of body” experience. “I wouldn’t have put myself in the category of Ivy League Schools. I didn’t even know what an Ivy League school was, so stepping on campus for the first months or so, it was odd,” Obama said…

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