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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. [...]

Senior’s College Admissions Checklist

September 1. Have a counselor evaluate your records for A-G requirements: 2015_College_requirements 2. Make sure you are taking the correct classes for your college choices. 3. Obtain college admission applications and housing information. 4. Register to take admission tests (SAT I, ACT and SAT II ) for your college choice (ask your high school counselor if [...]

Admission Requirements

All students and parents should check this page at least once a year. Taking the right courses in high school is the most crucial step you will take in going to a four year college after high school graduation. How many of the admissions requirements have you satisfied? What is your plan to satisfy all [...]

College Information Day

In a collaborative effort with Cal State East Bay, Peralta Colleges, Holy Names University, University of California, Berkeley, St. Mary's College of California, and the Oakland Unified School District, the East Bay Consortium holds an annual College Day at UC Berkeley. College Day is aimed at middle and high school students and parents by providing [...]

College and Career Information Centers (CCIC)

The College Information Centers enhance access to higher education for students attending Oakland schools and trying to get to college. Our mission is to provide information and college advising services related to college admission, financial aid and other topics associated with pursuing a higher education. One-on-one and workshop style services provided at the Centers include the [...]

Tutoring

The East Bay Consortium provides in-class tutoring and after-school tutoring at various middle schools and high schools in Oakland. In-Class Tutoring A college student on staff with the East Bay Consortium is paired with a teacher to serve as a tutor during class time. This provides an opportunity for the teacher to have extra support for [...]

College Advising Programs

The East Bay Consortium provides supplemental high school and college advising to over 1,000 middle school and high school students. The number of students and parents served with college advising services include students served through community outreach events, workshops and presentations focused on high school, college, and financial aid advising. The East Bay Consortium provides [...]

Transfer: Make It Happen

Transfer Making it Happen (TMIH) is an effort to provide necessary resources to high students who wish to begin their post-secondary education at a community college and then transfer to a four-year university. TMIH  works with a cohort of high school students at the College and Career Information Centers served by EBC. These students are [...]

I’m Going to College

I'm Going to College (IGTC) is designed to create an awareness of the opportunities of a college education to elementary school students, and to make going to college an attainable goal. The program works with all 5th grade students at an elementary school. The East Bay Consortium works with 5th grade teachers to guide students [...]

Top College Resources Online

Here is a list of the most informative college websites that the East Bay Consortium has compiled - everything from the College Board to FastWEB. Not only are they listed all together in one place, but you can also link to any of the sites on the list. We have separated the links into two [...]