Mentorship Program Information

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.

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.
  • You will attend a 3 mandatory Personal Development and College Essay Writing workshops throughout the Summer and Fall of 2019.

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