college connection

What is college connection?

The College Connection program integrates a 21st Century approach. This initiative helps you enhance your researching skills while identifying your post-secondary options. College Connection provides you with the technological foundation for completing applications online and accessing the necessary tools used by colleges, universities, and financial aid resources


  • Build student awareness and interest in pursuing college enrollment
    Inform and educate students about the connection between their career pathways and college entrance requirements
  • Partner with colleges and universities to provide opportunities for LIEOC students to engage in the college campus experience
  • Provide college preparation programming to community-based agencies


College Connections conducts workshops for LIEOC students to broaden their knowledge about college-related topics. Students receive guidance and counseling on a wide range of topics to build their preparedness to transition into post-secondary education. Areas that are addressed include:

  • Benefits of Going to College
  • College Application Process
  • College Acceptance Process
  • Placement Testing
  • Researching Programs of Study
  • Financial Aid/Paying for College
  • Career Path Planning
  • College Support Services
  • EOP Programs and You