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Counselors do weekly check-ins with students, offering emotional support and academic advice.
The event, which promises a surprise keynote speaker, will take place June 9.
The show is the result of Bridges to Wealth, a program that brings together University of Pennsylvania and high school students in after-school clubs.
Counselors say the shutdown creates new challenges for students, especially for those who must overcome financial and social hurdles to succeed.
The prize is for accomplished students who stay in Philadelphia for college.
Most community colleges in counties with above-average poverty also have above-average tuition costs.
She taught at Swarthmore for more than 30 years.
Another milestone: the first group from the six-year-old College Connection program graduated college this year.
Sixty students from 22 District schools throughout the city spent their senior year taking courses at CCP.
Faculty workloads and healthcare contributions were at the heart of the divide.
Panel discussion about Philadelphia's need for school counselors to follow movie
Two high school graduates share their experiences navigating scholarships and colleges.
Colleges are not planning any changes yet in light of the repeal of federal guidelines.
Philadelphia Education Fund teaches high schoolers about financial aid and paying for college.