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The EOC Program mission is to assist adults and high school seniors, who are not served by an ETS Program, in reaching their academic potential and continue on to postsecondary education at an affordable college of their choice.
EOC Services include:
- Career Decision Making Assessments;
- Career Exploration with guidance on high priority occupations as well as labor market trends;
- Assistance with college planning that includes applying to college and fee waivers for admissions application fee;
- Assistance with completing financial aid documents such as: FAFSA, PHEAA, & College Financial Aid Forms;
- Postsecondary education information and college comparisons;
- Financial Literacy that includes assistance with Student Loan Default;
- Referrals to GED Programs;
- College entrance test tutoring that includes Accuplacer, Nursing Entrance and other college portal tests;
- Field trips;
- Connections to industry professionals;
- …and so much more!
All services are FREE!
EOC Program Target Population:
EOC Programs are funded to assist “potential first-generation college students who also meet the low-income definition. However, this program is open to anyone who seeks to advance their education.
EOC Eligibility Requirements:
Educational Opportunity Centers (EOC) Program services are offered at no cost to students who meet the following requirements:
-U.S. citizen or permanent resident
-First-generation college-bound student (neither parent has completed a bachelor’s degree)
-Submit a completed EOC Initial Contact Form
-Be 19 years or older or a high school senior in a non-ETS school district
-Two-thirds of EOC participants must meet low-income guidelines/First generation guidelines