CSU, Chico News

Senior Admissions Seminar Helps Students Prepare for College

Date: 09-23-2015

Joe Wills
Public Affairs
Diana Parra-Villaseñor
Educational Talent Search/MESA Schools Program

California State University, Chico’s Educational Talent Search and MESA Schools Program will hold their annual Senior Admissions Seminar workshop for program participants on Tues., Oct. 6, in the Bell Memorial Union from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The event will provide an array of workshops on several topics including the college application process, choosing a major, college budgeting and studying abroad as well as information on what to expect during a first year of college.

Students from 15 area high schools who will be applying to a variety of higher learning institutions have been invited to the event.

Event coordinators are Educational Talent Search Academic Coordinator Oscar Mendoza and Academic Adviser Leah Slem.

The CSU, Chico Educational Talent Search program is committed to prepare and motivate low-income and first generation students for success in postsecondary education. The program serves approximately 1,330 students throughout Northern California.

The MESA Schools Program supports and prepares educationally underrepresented and disadvantaged students with an emphasis in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields of study. The program serves approximately 100 students.