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Mount Vernon Star Scholars (MVSS) is a two-year program designed to assist a select group of academically-talented students at Mount Vernon high schools to gain admission to selective U.S. colleges and universities.


Once designated as a Mount Vernon Star Scholar, a student will receive one-on-one guidance from a volunteer mentor as well as assistance with:


  • SAT/ACT test preparation

  • Evaluating potential colleges/universities (inc. college visits)

  • Navigating the college application process

  • Comparing offers of admission

  • Securing financial aid



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