Tuesday, September 30, 2014

College Access Center Begins Another Year of Offering Free College & Career Prep Services to Delaware County High School Students

The College Access Center is once again opening its doors to Delaware County high school students and parents interested in preparing for college admission, tutoring, career exploration, and locating scholarships.    The Center provides FREE College Preparatory services to high school students including a weekly SAT/ACT Class conducted by a Kaplan-Trained Facilitator, 1-on-1 Counseling, Homework Help, Tutoring, along with monthly workshops on admissions, financial aid, and scholarships. 

Now entering its 6th year as the only college access service provider in Delaware County, the College Access Center is also announcing two exclusive scholarships for students who are officially enrolled in its programs.

The Dorothy James Scholarship, sponsored by the Media Fellowship House will offer four (4) financial awards to any CACDC students and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. (Chester Alumnae Chapter), has agreed to offer a financial scholarship and book stipend specifically to Delaware County high school girls who have been accepted to college.  

To be eligible for these exclusive CACDC scholarships, students must be currently in their senior year of high school, have a legal address within Delaware County, enrolled in at least one CACDC program, and be listed as an active participant in majority of its classes/activities.

Parents looking for intensive pre-college development services for younger high school students experience can also sign up for the Center’s signature outreach initiative called the Road Map to College, which is a special program aimed at 9-12th graders who meet twice per week throughout the year to learn how “navigate” their way to college.  Participants also hear about careers from invited guests lecturers, take trips to colleges, and are provided regular mentorship from current college students.  

Finally, the Center will also continue its Male Achievers Program, a unique program for young men of color, ages 12-17 who have a serious interest in becoming scholars, academic achievement and being mentored by successful adult professionals.  .  

For more information about the College Access Center and to register for any of its pre-college services, Delaware County residents are encouraged to call (610) 499-1391, email the office at info@collegeaccessdelco.org or visit them at 400 E. 21st Street (21st & Providence Avenue) on the campus of Widener University in Chester, PA.

The Mission of the College Access Center is to provide educational support services to students of all ages throughout Delaware County

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