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College Information Library

Parents and students, use this resource to learn more about what you should do to prepare for college. Here you will find: Step by Step Guide to Financial Aid - Financial aid can be tricky, use this step by step guide to help you through the details. Steps to go to College - Find the [...]

The California Dream Act

California Dream Act (AB540) was signed into law October 12, 2001, authorizes any students, including undocumented students, who meet the following criteria to pay in-state tuition at California’s public colleges and universities. Attended a CA high school for 3 or More years. Graduated from a CA high or attained the equivalent of a HS diploma. [...]

Board of Directors and Member Institutions

The East Bay Consortium, a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit agency, operates as a collaborative of 12 public and independent educational institutions in the Bay Area. Together, we work to bring East Bay youth the widest possible range of services and opportunities. Without them, we could not reach as many students and teachers as we now do. [...]

Step-by-Step Guide to Financial Aid

Welcome to the East Bay Consortium's Step-by-Step Guide to Financial Aid. Hopefully, we'll be able to answer all of your financial aid needs and questions from how to fill out a FAFSA to how to pay back school loans. Please browse around. If your questions are not answered in the guide, please feel free to [...]


Monica Montenegro Executive Director 510-879-1577 monica@eastbayconsortium.org Mónica Montenegro is the Executive Director of the East Bay Consortium of Educational Institutions. Mónica has directed the East Bay Consortium since 2000 and has been with the agency since she was an undergraduate student at the University of California, Berkeley. Boun Khamnouane Associate Director 510-879-1578 boun@eastbayconsortium.org Boun Khamnouane [...]