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College Access Event

Resources for Preparing for College

Cost and Admission

This event is free to attend.

Join us for a two-day event packed with college prep resources and opportunities. You'll have the opportunity to connect with other high school students and their families as you navigate the college decision journey.

Link to the virtual event will be posted soon!


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Event Schedule

Thursday, October 8

Time Event Session Speaker
1:30–2 p.m. Why College Matters Session Dr. Oscar Merlo
2:30–3 p.m. Applying for Colleges (College 101) Erica Shen
Director of College Counseling at Linfield Christian School
2:30–3 p.m. Applying for Colleges (College 101 - Spanish) Erika Sanchez
College & Career Manager at KidWorks Santa Ana
Breakout Sessions
3:30–4 p.m. Writing Your College Essay Deborah Kwak
Biola University Freshman Admissions Counselor
3:30–4 p.m. Tips for Your Remote College Search Hervey Malone
University of San Francisco, Assistant Director of Admission
3:30–4 p.m. College Networking Daniel Parham
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Retention & Success
6–7 p.m. Financial Aid Session I Part I

Friday, October 9

Time Event Session Speaker
1:30–2 p.m. Mi Historia: My College Journey Priscilla Pasillas
3:30–4:15 p.m. Q&A with Faculty Denise Reid, Ph.D.; Leon Harris, Ph.D.
3:30–4:30 p.m. “Exploring Private Colleges”
“Benefits of Private Colleges”
Coalition of Private Colleges
3:30–4 p.m. Financial Aid Session Part II
7 p.m. Zeemee Trivia Game Night

Event sessions will be recorded and available for viewing on this page.