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What is EOP?

sweetdreamsweetdream Registered User Posts: 783 Member
edited November 2006 in College Admissions
On the UC application, they ask if I'm applying for EOP or not? Can someone please explain to me what is that program. Is there any advantage in applying for that? Would that affect your admission decision in any way?
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Replies to: What is EOP?

  • karuptkarupt Registered User Posts: 317 Member
    anyone know?
  • ebeeeeeebeeeee Registered User Posts: 5,199 Senior Member
    Yes, EOP is a program for students who might not normally attend college. In other words, disadvantaged, neither parent has attended college, etc.
  • sybbie719sybbie719 Super Moderator Posts: 20,882 Super Moderator
    EOP is short for educational opportunity program

    The Educational Opportunity Programs (EOP) represent the University of California's effort to identify, retain, and graduate a diverse student body. With that in mind, the mission of EOP is to promote the retention, academic success, and graduation rates of first generation college, low-income, and educationally disadvantaged student populations, and to assist these students with preparation for admission to graduate and professional schools.

    EOP provides an array of services including orientation, academic and personal advising, peer advising, tutorial assistance in specific subject and writing areas, and preparation for graduate and professional schools.
  • sweetdreamsweetdream Registered User Posts: 783 Member
    Well, I'm going to be the first one in my family to go to college. So I should apply for EOP? What I'm still confused about is the comment above "Students who might not normally attend college". Is that students who are doing bad in school? Or is this program for disable students?
  • arklogicarklogic Registered User Posts: 1,361 Senior Member
    Yes it applies to you if you are first generation college student
  • sweetdreamsweetdream Registered User Posts: 783 Member
    thanks for answering
  • surgicalsurgical Registered User Posts: 4 New Member
    Does EOP effect admission decision? and I am going to attend regular classes like other undergraduate?
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