Alumni

We champion Brooke alumni on their journey to and through college with individualized support. 

The Department of College Support and Post-Secondary Success, led by director Sarah Holden, provides individualized attention to Brooke alumni who graduated from eighth grade before we opened Brooke High School. Brooke alumni and their families receive support as they navigate critical financial aid and course selection decisions.

We regularly communicate with alumni about key deadlines, provide opportunities to receive book stipends, celebrate their achievements, and send care packages at exam time all in an effort to set them up to thrive in college and beyond.

Schedule a Meeting with Sarah

Brooke to me has been a blessing. I don’t know where I would be without the support and education I have received. From getting endless college support from Ms. Holden, life advice from Ms. Megrian and Ms. Steadman, and the job opportunities. Thank you just wouldn’t be enough."

Ruby Delacruz Brooke Alum Class of 2017, Current Duet Scholar

Resources for Brooke Alumni

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Financial Aid

Scholarships

  • Cappex
    Cappex is a scholarship database.
  • Fastweb
    Fastweb is a scholarship database.
  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF)
    HSF empowers families with the knowledge and resources to successfully complete a higher education, while providing scholarships and support services to as many exceptional students as possible.
  • The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation
    The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is dedicated to advancing the education of exceptionally promising students who have financial need.
  • Jackie Robinson Foundation
    The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship program addresses the financial needs of college students and provides extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services.
  • QuestBridge
    QuestBridge connects the nation’s most exceptional, low-income youth with leading colleges and job opportunities.
  • Posse Boston
    Through its Dynamic Assessment Process, Posse identifies students and veterans for their leadership and academic potential.
  • United Negro College Fund
    UNCF is the nation’s largest private scholarship provider to minority group members.

Textbooks

Career Exploration

  • My Next Move
    An interactive tool for students to learn more about career options
  • Major Clarity
    Connect academic planning with career pathway aspirations

Jobs and Internships

Recruiting websites:

  • Bottom Line, Getting Experience
    Resources and tools for students to launch a job search
  • Idealist.org
    A recruiting site featuring jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities with nonprofit organizations
  • Chegg Internships
    An internship recruiting site with an extensive library of job application resources

Specific programs:

Alternate Pathways

  • College for America/Duet
    Accelerate your degree from Southern New Hampshire University while working full time
  • Year Up
    Gain new skills in this one-year, intensive training program that provides a combination of hands-on skills development, coursework eligible for college credit, corporate internships, and wraparound support
  • Foundation Year
    Enroll in Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies, where you can earn a full year of college credit
  • Job Corps
    Obtain career technical skills, complete high school education or earn college credits, and gain employment for up to three years in this residential education and job training program
  • AmeriCorps
    Commit a year of public service to “helping others and meeting critical needs in the community” through a voluntary civil society program supported by the U.S. federal government, foundations, and corporations

Are you a Brooke alum? We want to hear from you!