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About Us

Genius has no zip code. Our students are the proof.

"Knowing that you have a support group that will hold you accountable really makes a difference."

Rikki, Former mentee and current mentor

We're on a mission to ensure all our students in Colorado earn college choice.


At Minds Matter Colorado, we’re on a mission to prove that it’s access, not ability, that limits college choice for many qualified students. So we connect bright students from low-income households with the relationships and resources they need to expand their post-secondary educational horizons. Our unique approach combines three years of mentorship with committed volunteers, weekly college-prep instruction and access to summer programs at colleges across the country. As a result, 100 percent of our graduates complete high school on time and are accepted to four-year colleges and universities with scholarships.

  • 100% of our graduates complete high school on time
  • 100% of our graduates attend summer programs on college campuses after 10th/11th grades
  • 100% of our graduates are accepted into four year colleges and universities
  • 100% of our graduates are awarded scholarships