- The activities provide with accurate and timely information for students, their families and educators about the values of a college education, and the steps needed to prepare. EAOP provides workshops and campus tour opportunities to help participants and their families navigate the college preparation, application and enrollment process. Workshops include an overview of California's postsecondary education options, how to fill out college applications and how to apply for financial aid/scholarships.
- Specifically, the informational content about the system of higher education describes the institutional attributes for each sector. The information helps participants to decide the preferred type of institution of attendance upon high school graduation. Activities are intended to educate participants about the value of a college education while address elements for academic and social success.
- Informational Development: Activities designed to assist participants in understanding the similarities and differences between the inter-segmental institutions of higher education (i.e., University of California, California State University, California Community Colleges). The activities promote a greater understanding of an institutions’ environment,major of study, application process, and educational resources that will support a participant’s retention and graduation towards a college degree.
- Personal Development: Activities emphasizing the importance of extra-curricular activities,leadership development, and promote a participant’s personal development in unique talents/skills. The designed activities promote a participant towards being a well-rounded student in non-academics related objectives that enhances a participant's selection to competitive institutions.