DPHH Scholars Visit Pennsylvania College Campuses

On a recent fall morning, a group of scholars from Democracy Prep Harlem High boarded a bus headed for four prestigious colleges and universities: Swarthmore, Villanova, Temple, and Haverford. 

We turned to juniors Clayton F. and Damion D. share what it was like to experience collegiate life for a day. 

Swarthmore College & Villanova University

By: Clayton F.IMG_0320

“I realized that you can’t let anything stop you. Some things that may seem to be a disadvantage can actually be used to your advantage.”

Click to read Clayton’s essay here.


Temple University & Haverford College

By: Damion D.IMG_3493

Temple offers so much, even for the non-theatrical students. It had the New York feel, but not the smell of car exhaust and food carts on every block.”

Click to read Damion’s essay here.

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