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“Black & Proud to Be College Bound” Conference
Date Saturday March 19
Time 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location Details
Seven Hills Conference Center at San Francisco State University (800 Font Blvd, San Francisco)
Event Type Conference
Organizer/AuthorBilen Mesfin
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 Sunday Mar 13th, 2011 6:29 PM
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