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Support Our Mission

CTCL educates students, families, counselors and the public about the accessibility of a quality post-secondary educational experience and helps students find a best-fit college that develops a lifelong love of learning. We invite you to support the mission of CTCL.

Colleges That Change Lives, Inc. is recognized by the IRS as a non-profit, charitable 501(c)(3) organization, and all donations are tax-deductible.

CTCL Scholarship Fund
Thousands of students and families have benefitted from the transformative, high-impact educational experiences offered by CTCL colleges and universities. Established in 2016 to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the first publication of Colleges That Change Lives and the 10th anniversary of the non-profit CTCL, the CTCL Scholarship Fund makes the CTCL experience a reality for even more students.

Your donation funds scholarships for outstanding students who enroll in one of the CTCL member colleges and is a wonderful way to honor author Loren Pope’s wisdom and to celebrate the ongoing work of CTCL in carrying forth his vision.

$6,000 – Full Scholarship
$3,000 – Half Scholarship
$1,500 – One Year of Scholarship
$250 – Friend of CTCL
$100 – Scholarship Supporter

Every donation is appreciated!

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Or you may send a donation via check payable directly to CTCL:
Colleges That Change Lives, Inc.
7150 Skillman St.
Suite 160 #342
Dallas, TX 75231

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We are grateful for the contributors who support the CTCL mission:

Joseph F. Moore
CEO and President
Alloy Education
Westford, MA

Pam and Jim Tagliareni
Parents of Toni Tagliareni, McDaniel College 2009
Annandale, NJ

Nancy Griesemer
College Explorations, LLC
Oakton, VA

Bruce Kaskubar
Rochester, MN

Susan Bagley
Guilford College
Senior Associate Advisor
Greensboro, NC

Paige Light
Portland, OR

John Bray
Gainesville, VA

Andy Lockwood
Lockwood College Consulting
Plainview, NY

Jennifer England
Senior Associate Director of Admission
Lawrence University
Appleton, WI

Greg Kern
Associate Director of Admission
Hope College
Holland, MI

IECA Foundation
Steven Antonoff
Chair of the Board of Trustees

Whitman College
(in memory of Loren Pope)
George Bridges
Walla Walla, WA

Jay Evans
(in memory of Loren Pope)
Associate Vice President for Institutional Enrollment, Retired
Austin College
Sherman, TX

Mary Anne Modzelewski
College Counselor
Clayton High School
Clayton, MO

Lynchburg College
(in memory of Loren Pope)
Rita Detwiler
Vice President for Enrollment Management
Lynchburg, VA

Maria Furtado
(in memory of Elsie Medeiros Furtado)
Executive Director
Colleges That Change Lives
San Francisco, CA

Jeana Kawamura
Independent College Counselor
Newport Beach, CA

Janalee Redmond
Bethesda, MD

Carol DelPropost
International Education Consultant
Delaware, OH

Jeff Rickey
Vice President & Dean of Admission and Financial Aid
St. Lawrence University
Canton, OH

Daniel J. Zweig
Fort Wayne, IN

Nancy Sinex
Earlham College
Director of Admissions Emerita
Richmond, IN

College Counseling Association Membership Group
Washington DC Metro Area

Scott Friedhoff
Vice President for Enrollment and College Relations
College of Wooster
Wooster, OH

Kristen Pett
Antioch College ’90
Brunswick, ME

Sheri Salmon
Assistant Athletic Director for Academic Services
Birmingham Southern College
Birmingham, AL

Betty Tisel
St. Paul, MN

Carl Ahlgren
Director of College Counseling
The Gillman School
Baltimore, MD

Dr. Candice Grace-Lee
Owings Mill, MD

Larrison Helm
Alexandria, VA

Dr. Richard Leonard
Phoenix, AZ

Amy Shutkin
El Cerrito, CA

Jeffrey Wolfe
Beverly Hills, CA

Christine D. Bowman
Dean of Admission and Enrollment Services
Southwestern University
Georgetown, TX

James Horigan
Executive Vice President


PJ Petrone
Co-Director of College Counseling
Marymount High School
Los Angeles, CA

Dina Colantrello
Air Concepts USA, Stuart, FL