Through our Destination College Programs, we offer free college admission advising for US high school juniors and seniors who are the first in their family to attend college. From building your college list all the way to making your college decision, we will guide you through the whole process. In-person services are available in San Francisco and Los Angeles and virtual services available across the US.
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Need help building the perfect college list? We can help! We analyzed more than 1,400 schools and created a free, online tool to help you search and learn about the best colleges for low-income and first-generation college students.
Bay Area Scholarship List
An excellent way to supplement a college’s financial aid package is to receive private scholarships. Each scholarship has its own unique application requirements and deadlines, so you’ll have to do some research to find out what scholarships might be a fit for you. Although finding and applying for scholarships can be time-consuming, the rewards are well worth the effort! If you live in the Bay Area, click the button below. And for all students, we recommend searching for national scholarships at:
Check out the Immigrants Rising scholarship list for undocumented students.
Why settle for a virtual college tour, when you could visit a school in-person for free? Explore different colleges and universities across the country that offer Fly-In Programs, where the school covers the cost of airfare or transportation, as well as food, and you’ll get to stay in a college dorm with other students to experience what this kind of freedom will really feel like! These are typically for first-generation, low-income, and/or students of color. Take advantage of this great opportunity to step foot on a new campus- you may discover your dream school!