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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: Steps to go to College - Find the right college for you and simplify the college-going process by following these steps--from finding what you want to writing your personal essay. College Entrance Exams [...]

Seniors’ 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 [...]

Juniors’ College Admissions Checklist

October 1. Sign up and take the PSAT. (Check with your high school counselor for date and location) 2. Have a counselor evaluate your records for college preparation. 3. Make sure you are taking the correct classes for college bound students (A-G requirements). 4. Attend the College Information Day on the U. C. Berkeley campus. [...]

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Contact us if you have any questions about our programs.

Volunteer Opportunities

Thanks for wanting to volunteer with us. Please contact us in the form below so that we can follow up with you. Currently looking for volunteers to assist in the following programs: College Information Day (October) Cash for College Workshops (October-March 2nd) I'm Going to College (April) Pre-Collegiate Academy Program (July)  

Programs

Academic Programs: EBC offers an intensive academic preparation program through the Pre-Collegiate Academy and in-class and after-school tutoring services. College Advising Program: College advising services are provided at College and Career Information Centers, college fairs and other events and programs at large to promote higher education.  

Cash For College

California Cash for College (CCFC) workshops provide students and their families an opportunity to receive FREE, professional help to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the CA Dream Act Application. The deadline to apply for Cal Grants and most other types of financial aid for California Colleges is March 2nd.* * [...]

Supporters

The East Bay Consortium is grateful for the support of the corporations, foundations, government agencies, and private donors that have contributed to our success. With their help, we strive to encourage today's youth to pursue their academic and personal goals. Our thanks to these major donors: California State Department of Education California State GEAR UP Cal-SOAP, [...]

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 students and parents we serve with college advising services include those who attend our community outreach events, workshops and presentations focused on high school, college, and financial aid advising. The East Bay Consortium provides college [...]

Academic Programs

The East Bay Consortium offers a variety of programs both in school and out of school. Tutoring - the East Bay Consortium provides after school and in class tutoring open to all students at 8 schools in Oakland. Mentoring - students involved with PCA are provided with a college student mentor. Saturday Program - weekly [...]