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Melissa Fries

Melissa Fries is a leading expert in college access, preparation, and success for low-income and historically-underrepresented students. As the Executive Director of CAP—a program of Making Waves Foundation — Ms. Fries empowers nearly 600 students to complete their college degrees in a timely manner with minimal debt. 

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