The College Prep Center at East High School
The College Prep Center at East High School is a partnership of the David T. Kearns Center for Leadership and Diversity in Arts, Sciences
The center works to empower all students at East High to realize their academic and career potential. All students at East High will see themselves as potential college students, and have access to accurate and relevant information about the process of preparing for and successfully enrolling in college with appropriate financial aid and scholarship assistance.
The hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. in room F108.
The center creates interactive programming to reach out to all students at East High. Programming takes place within the school and in the community. Partnerships with community members, local colleges, and business leaders allow for college and career immersion experiences.
- Academic advising
- Tutoring/homework help
- SAT registration
- Career exploration
- College search
- College application assistance
- Regents prep
- College admissions visits
- Area college field trips
- Classroom workshops
- Parent engagement workshops
- SAT prep course
The College Prep Center collaborates with teachers from all departments to provide resources and information to groups of students about the college process. Students in all grades benefit from these workshops because they learn how to critically examine their current academic standing as it relates to planning for a future career. Advisors tailor each workshop topic to the individual needs of the students and teachers we work with.
Past workshop topics include:
- Goal setting
- Pieces of the college application “pie”
- Choosing a major
- Building support systems
- Becoming college bound
- Study skills
- Financial aid
- The college tour/college life
- Living with a roommate
- Occupations that fit with your personality type