Further Study

The English Center
7700 Edgewater Drive
Suite 540
Oakland, CA 94621
Phone (510) 836-6700
  Further Study

Our college counselor will help you decide on the right college training program for you. Choose among certificate and degree programs at the California community (two-year) colleges as well as junior colleges, four-year colleges and universities across the United States.

  Prepare for Higher Education

Free academic and college counselling is available by appointment at the English Center.

The English Center offers free one-on-one and small-group tutoring to students who need additional help with their classes and homework assignments at the English Center. For college counselling, students may meet with the Programs Counselor and attend special workshops. These workshops include presentation or and assistance with:

  • Writing statements of purpose
  • Filling out college and university applications
  • Writing required application essays
  • Reading and understanding college and university course catalogues
  • Adapting to the culture of the American college or university

  • The English Center has helped its graduates to attend the following institutions, along with many others:

  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Riverside
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • Mills College
  • University of Arkansas
  • University of Nevada
  • San Francisco State University
  • St. Mary's College
  • Thunderbird School of Global Management
  • Fashion Institute of Technology, New York
  • Diablo Valley College
  • Berkeley City College
  • and many others....

  •   Applying to Colleges and Universities

    The English Center counselors can help you choose and apply to an appropriate college or university. If you plan to continue your studies after the English Center, you should bring with you:

  • Original copies of transcripts (grades) and certified translations;
  • Letters of recommendation from former teachers and/or employers;
  • Financial document or letter of support from parents or other sponsor;
  • Official reports of test scores;
  • Any evidence of awards or honors you have received, or publications or research you have done;
  • If applicable, a portfolio (for artists, designers, or architects)

  •   Provisional Admission

    If you are academically qualified for a degree or certificate programs but cannot yet satisfy the English language requirement, some insituations will admit you provisionally. The English Center has provisional admission agreements with:

  • UC Berkely Extension International Diploma Programs
  • St. Mary's College of California
  • Notre Dame de Namur University
  • Mills College
  • Diablo Valley College
  • The Peralta Colleges

  • The English Center
    7700 Edgewater Drive
    Suite 540
    Oakland, CA 94621
    Phone (510) 836-6700

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