Making Tracks for College
Earn a B.S. in Engineering AND Business in Just Four Years through the M.E.T. Program
10-11 am | Banatao Auditorium, 3rd floor, Sutardja Dai Hall
Learn about Berkeley's new Management, Entrepreneurship, & Technology Program (M.E.T.)--allowing you to earn bachelor's degrees in both engineering (EECS or IEOR) and business--at our information session for prospective M.E.T. students (high school students applying for fall 2018 admission or later). Visit: met.berkeley.edu/.
Financing a College Education
1-2 pm | 145 Dwinelle Hall
This session will give middle school and high school students and their families the basics on how to pay for a college education. Learn about FAFSA, the California Dream Act, and the Middle Class Access Plan (MCAP) scholarship program, as well as application procedures, how to complete forms for financial aid, and requesting information on private scholarships.
High School Students: Maximize Your Participation in College Access Programs
9-9:30 am 145 Dwinelle Hall
The Center for Educational Partnerships (CEP) offers no-cost comprehensive college preparation services in almost 200 partner schools and colleges throughout California. Come to this session to learn how high school students can make their involvement count in the Early Academic Outreach Program (EAOP), Destination College Advising Corps (DCAC), the PUENTE project, and the Pre-College TRiO Upward Bound and Talent Search Programs.
PiE Robotics Demonstration
12-2 pm | 247 Cory Hall
Pioneers in Engineering (PiE) is a non-profit organization that provides a quality STEM learning experience for students in underserved Bay Area high schools. We run a year-long intensive mentoring program and an annual eight-week robotics competition. Get your Science at Cal Passport stamped here!
Preparing for College: The High School Years
11 am-12:30 pm | 145 Dwinelle Hall
How can students in grades 9 through 11 prepare for college? How can parents and families support them on their educational journey? Get answers here.
Preparing for College: The Middle School Years
9:30-10 am | Dwinelle Hall
How can students in grades 6 to 8 begin preparing for college? How can parents and families support them on their educational journey? Get answers here.
Strategies for High School Students to Maximize the Community College Experience
10-11 am | 156 Dwinelle Hall
If you are a high school student looking to attend community college, this information session is for you. Staff from the UC Berkeley Transfer Alliance Project discuss how you can make a successful transition to community college and prepare for ultimate transfer to UC Berkeley.