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Program Services

How does the program help motivate students?

As part of the academic program, participants work with college coaches, who often become positive role models for Cal-SOAP participants. Motivational support is provided by: 

How does Cal-SOAP help students learn more about colleges?

As part of the advisement program, Cal-SOAP offers activities that increase knowledge among students and their parents about college preparation and financial aid availability. At Cal-SOAP sponsored events,college coaches provide information to students and parents on admissions, financial aid, and support services. High school students may also receive help with completing college applications and admission forms. College coaches are available to meet with students in groups as well as in individual sessions at school sites.