College Knowledge

College Knowledge is a collaboration with Chaffey High School and Claremont McKenna College. College mentors meet weekly with high school juniors and seniors to support them on the application journey and transition from high school to college. College Knowledge also hosts workshops and field trips to enrich students' college application process and prepare them for … Continue reading College Knowledge

How much does college really cost?

See the slideshow below to help you understand the costs of college and the ways that financial aid can help college be more affordable. This presentation includes a more detailed explanation of college costs, financial aid, and financial aid awards: College Cost Estimators: Cost Estimator at California Colleges (Log in with your GAFE account … Continue reading How much does college really cost?

Five Worth the Drive: Independent Colleges within 50 Miles (part 1)

There are so many excellent colleges within fifty miles of Ontario!  This post is the start of a series I am calling "Five Worth the Drive."  Each installment will focus on five colleges that are little gems in Southern California.  Use the map above to link to the school website and get driving directions.  This … Continue reading Five Worth the Drive: Independent Colleges within 50 Miles (part 1)

Scholarship Programs: A Big List

See these fabulous resources to help you find scholarships for college! Scholar Snapp - A free, simple to use data standard that allows students to reuse their application information - including contact information, essays, transcripts, etc. - from one scholarship application to another thereby streamlining the college scholarship application process. Scholly – A mobile app … Continue reading Scholarship Programs: A Big List

September 2020 Scholarship Bulletin

ScholarshipRequirementsDeadlineMAKE THE U AND PREPARE TO GO FARTHER!• Are Hispanic or Latino descent • Have a minimum 3.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) or 7.5 (on a 10.0 scale) • Are U.S. citizen, legal permanent resident or DACA eligible.   Application opens: September 1, 2020 Deadline: December 6, 2020Dr. Pepper Tuition GiveawayMust be 18-24 by … Continue reading September 2020 Scholarship Bulletin

College Knowledge: College 101 Panel Discussion

Expert panel:  Elena Castenellos (Claremont McKenna College) and Gerardo Hurtado (Pomona College) Question:  What makes a good scholarship or application essay? Tell a story only you know.Good essays are really good stories.Speak to your audience... Understand to whom you are speaking.Write well. Question:  When do I start applying to scholarships? Opportunities start opening up now!Programs … Continue reading College Knowledge: College 101 Panel Discussion