Experience Berkeley High School (EBHS) is a free 6-month program that provides Black, Latino, Native American & Pacific Islander High School Juniors with mentors, tools, and resources to complete a competitive UC college application and the opportunity to get a close, personal look at UC Berkeley. To apply to our 2020 program, please click here. For more details about the Mentorship program, please see the video and additional details below:

Note: Due to the impact of COVID-19, the 2020 Experience Berkeley Program will be administered online, with the possibility of an in-person workshop in October 2020.

What will I do in the Mentorship Program?

  • You will be assigned a Program Mentor. Program Mentors are current UC Berkeley students, and provide you with mentorship and guidance throughout the program. They will also be revising your essays for the UC Application.
  • You learn about Student and Campus Life at UC Berkeley, and will have several opportunities to network with UC Berkeley Students, Alumni, and Admissions Staff.

What are the Mentorship Program Requirements?

    • Attend a high school in California for more than a year
    • Self-identify as Black, Latino, Native American, and/or Pacific Islander
    • Applicants must be in their junior year of high school
    • Must consider UC Berkeley among your  top 3 college choices
    • Identify as 1st generation and/or low-income
    •  An unweighted GPA of 3.5 or higher

What are the Mentorship Program outcomes?

  • Over 50% success rate of Black, Latino and Native American students getting into UC Berkeley via competitive application development.

If any questions, contact the director at eb@stileshall.org