Avanzando Through College

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Avanzando Trough College logo - just text

The Avanzando through College program has ended and is no longer accepting applications.

Avanzando through College was a learning community to support incoming Latino students that were Freshmen, Sophomores, or first years transfer students at CSULB. The program helped students navigate the higher education system @ the Beach and provides skill-building for educational success to save time and money. The scholarship consisted of 14 two-hour skill-building workshops over a one year period.

Funder

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UnidosUS logo - Stronger Communities. Stronger America.
UnidosUS with generous support from Wells Fargo.

Student Support

Through team-building activities, monthly workshops, and events, students:

  • Learn about support services relevant to their experiences.
  • Get to know a great group of people.
  • Develop skills and knowledge to better navigate the college-going experience.
  • Identify new opportunities.
  • Pay it forward to the CSULB campus by supporting Salud es Cultura day.

Activities

Workshops were structured around discussion and group learning, covering important skills and offering advice related to college life, including:

  • Building relationships.
  • Mental health awareness.
  • Studying skills.
  • Time management.
  • Financial awareness.
  • After completing each semester in the program, students receive a stipend to support their educational expenses.

Application

This program has concluded and we are no longer accepting applications.

Criteria

Avanzando used a culturally tailored curriculum created by UnidosUS. The program was open to incoming first-year, second year and transfer students Latinx students. Admission preference was given to students who are the first generation in their families to attend college in the US.