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“Black & Proud to Be College Bound” Conference

Date:
Saturday, March 19, 2011
Time:
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Event Type:
Conference
Organizer/Author:
Bilen Mesfin
Location Details:
Seven Hills Conference Center at San Francisco State University (800 Font Blvd, San Francisco)

On March 19, hundreds of promising young African American male students from throughout the Bay Area will gather in San Francisco for the “Black & Proud to Be College Bound” conference, a unique event designed by the Mitchell Kapor Foundation to help bolster participants’ college prep skills and foster a dynamic community of college-bound youth. Leaders and members of some of the Bay Area’s top college readiness organizations will offer compelling conversations and workshops on a host of essential topics, including:
• Financial aid
• Community colleges as a bridge between high school and a Bachelor’s degree
• Merits of historically black colleges and universities
• SAT/ACT prep tips
• Skills for writing the personal statement for college applications
• High-growth careers to consider
• Getting back on track for college after a setback
• What to expect in the first year of college
Added to the calendar on Sun, Mar 13, 2011 6:29PM
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