The pilot program of Get Paid for Grades, conducted in 2014, was well received by program leaders, participants and the community.
Three outstanding students each received a $1,000 scholarship to be utilized at the college of their choice. Deja Blunt,
Jeremy Cummings II, and Fabiola Bravo (the 2014 scholarship recipients) reflected on their experience.
Deja Blunt, University of Florida
Get Paid for Grades was a great experience. I feel the topics covered in the 12 courses will further my preparation for college. The budgeting class helped me the most because I need to know how to spread my financial aid over the given semester. I even found the spread sheet shown in class and downloaded it to my computer.
Luis was a great instructor. He presented all the material in a fun understandable manner. Luis was always there to help whether it was with resumes or questions regarding any other subjects. His jokes were very entertaining.
In conclusion, I recommend this course to all of my fellow students at Clearwater High whether or not they’re struggling in academics because it can smooth the transition from high school to college.
Jeremy Cummings II, St. Petersburg College
I honestly have to say that I enjoyed my experience with Chargebacks911 reviewing the important and helpful skills from schooling to the real world. Even though you guys covered most of the skills I was already enlightened to, it was still good to have a positive reinforcement, and I think that is something everyone should have in their life if not already.
I would also like to thank Chargebacks911 for awarding me one of the $1,000 scholarships, and offering me a chance to intern with the company for my own personal experience of Web Design.
Fabiola Bravo, Florida International University
I am so glad to have made the right choice of going to the Get Paid for Grades program. When I heard about this program at my school, I didn’t think it would make a difference in my life as much as it did.
It taught me how to save money, how to manage my time, how to dress for certain occasions, and tips on how to speak with confidence. I actually used these tips and got a job. Like Luis said ” You never know who you might meet, it’s better to be ready than sorry.” I want to thank everyone and all our speakers; you changed my attitude and view of the career world.
Thanks to all the past participants for their enthusiasm, involvement and encouragement of future students.