• It Feels Good to be Good at Something

    Today's guest blog post is brought to you by Sabrina Galoostian. Her experience at being both fully capable and helpless at school is an incredible story. Thanks, Sabrina! It Feels Good to be Good at Something Yacht. Sovereign. Reservoir. ...

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  • I Said Goodbye to Stress with a Little Help from my Mentor

    We have another powerful blog post from Pepperdine student Monica Avila. Her story really exemplifies the power of our program!  I Said Goodbye to Stress with a Little Help from my Mentor Worry. Constant.Panic. Constant.Fear. Constant.Stress. ...

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  • Emily Shane Foundation Turns Frustration into Satisfaction

    Today's blog post comes from Pepperdine student, Ingyine Ingyine. Her story shares the importance on tutoring in her life, and why the work we do at The Emily Shane Foundation helps so many students.  Emily Shane Foundation Turns ...

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  • My Friend Malika - The Power Of Mentorship

    Today's blog post is brought to you by Pepperdine student Katie Conklin. Her powerful story of her friend Malika illustrates the power of the SEA program. Thank you, Katie!   My friend Malika is 11 years old.My friend Malika loves to play ...

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  • Pepperdine Blog Posts

    A PR class at Pepperdine has been supplying us with some beautiful blog posts for class assignments. The first one we will feature is from Anna Milton. Enjoy!   If Only You Had the Chance The dreaded red “R.” Redo. Middle School...

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  • Samaje

    As January comes to a close, we're receiving a lot of feedback about how our SEA students are doing. Samaje, a 7th grader, wrote that the SEA program has helped him get his homework done and focus more in class! We hope he keeps improving in his ...

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  • New Members

    Both SEA student Yanellie and her mentor Jake are new to our program. Here's a picture of them hard at work. They've made a great team so far and both have high hopes for success throughout the year. Welcome! ...

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  • Winter SEA Meeting/Party

    Who said school was all work and no play? We've been hosting our annual winter meetings and parties at some SEA locations. Spending time going over the schedule for the second half of the school year, sharing important announcements, and getting to ...

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  • What's Next

    Now that winter break is over, our mentors and students are back in the classroom. We're super excited for the second half of the school year, and we're ready to do some great work in the upcoming months. We've got some great events planned! For now,...

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  • SEA Students Study Hard

    SEA students like William, a 7th grader in Malibu, spend hours upon hours studying to improve their grades. Here, we have a picture of William as he does his homework. That's one big textbook! ...

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