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Get Ready helps prepare students and families from underrepresented populations with college planning, academic assistance, & information on career and higher education options.

College Corps Requirements


To be a College Corps member, you should meet the following qualifications:

  • Be enrolled at the University of Minnesota, University of St. Thomas, or Hamline University
  • Have the appropriate type of work-study funds allotted to you for the current school year
    • Hamline University: 6450 funds (you must be a Minnesota resident)
    • University of St. Thomas: state work-study funds (you must be a Minnesota resident)
    • University of Minnesota: federal/state work-study funds
  • Have experience working with children and youth
  • Have willingness and experience working with diverse groups of students
  • Be able to commit to at least two after-school shifts/week (programs do not run on Fridays)
  • Spanish or Hmong language skills a plus
  • Be able to pass a background check

Get Ready is now accepting College Corps applications for the 2012-2013 school year.

For More Information

If you have questions or are interested in joining College Corps, please contact:

JoAnna Schwarze
Get Ready College Corps
1450 Energy Park Drive, Suite 350
St. Paul, MN 55108
Tel: (651) 259-2932