Get Schooled

    About Get Schooled

    We help young people get to college, find first jobs, and succeed in both.

    Get Schooled is free, has no advertising, and never shares personal user data.

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    Our Mission

    Get Schooled is a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping young people get to college, find first jobs, and succeed in both.

    Our Story

    Founded in 2010 through a strategic partnership between Viacom and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Get Schooled has helped more than one million young people on their path to college and first jobs, targeting youth from low-income families, racial minorities, and first-generation college students.

    No direct-to-youth education organization offers our combination of youth-first, research-backed resources; personalized support; recognition for progress; institutional partnerships; secure data management; and a proven track record of affecting the educational trajectory of thousands of youth.

    Read about our approach, and our 2020-2021 impact.

    Our Values

    Our values serve as our organizational principles. They underpin the why - and how - we work. We use these values for guidance and anchor everything we do to them. 

    • We Put Youth First
    • We Respect and are Kind to Everyone
    • Our Sense of Urgency Drives Our Work Ethic
    • We’re Data-driven
    • We Strive to Produce High-Quality Work
    • We Bring Our Authentic, Whole Selves to Work
    • We’re Curious, and Maintain a Growth Mindset
    • We’re Goal-Oriented & Hold Ourselves Accountable for 
    • We Foster an Enjoyable & Flexible Work Environment

    Learn about our board of directors, and our team.

    Partners & Supporters

    We could not achieve positive results for young people without our partners. They help us learn, hold us accountable, and create significantly broader impact throughout the United States.