College Info Events

Each year, Oakland Tech offers a number of presentations to help ensure Bulldog students and families are informed about, and engaged in, the college search, application, financial aid and scholarship process. Use the links below to access presentation slides, handouts and other information for each event.

Road to College 1: College Application Information Night

The annual Road to College I presentation provides a detailed overview of the college application process with a focus on UC and CSU schools. Learn more »

Road to College 2: College Essay Information Night

Road to College 2 focuses on the two major college essay areas: UC Personal Insight Questions and the Common Application Personal Essay. Learn more »

Road to College 3: Paying for College Information Night(s)

This presentation provides valuable information about how to understand the true cost of college and how to research the schools students are interested in applying to. Financial aid and scholarships are discussed in-depth, including detailed instructions for filling out the FAFSA/Free Application for Federal Student  Aid. Presenters also cover how to read a financial aid offer letter once students are accepted. Learn more »

Planning for Success 1: College & Career Night for 11th Graders

This presentation helps our 11th grade students and families map out a plan for the future, including college entrance requirements, standardized testing, internships, and a detailed checklist and timeline for college and financial aid applications. Learn more »

Planning for Success 2: College & Career Night for 9th and 10th Graders

Learn how Oakland Tech’s College & Career Center (CCC) can help 9th and 10th grade students stay on track to meet their educational and career goals. This presentation looks at various options for what to do after high school, including four-year or community colleges, trade programs and gap years, with tips for parents to support their students on this journey. Learn more »

Webinars From Our College Access Partners

Access archived recordings of past Webinars on college and career development topics. Webinar archive »

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