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Zaira Castro, EHS College & Career Technician

Guaranteed Admission to CSUSM

MAP Your Future, Reach Your Destination:

Supporting Escondido Union High School District’s Guaranteed College Admissions Program
Join a TRIO program
(a program funded through the U.S. Department of Education)
and get support in learning about & preparing for & getting admitted to college!
TRIO programs exist across the country and they started in 1964 to assist underrepresented students attain higher education.
Click on one of our partner programs below & find out
how these excellent programs can help you acheive your goals:
Hi EHS Students! Don’t let COVID-19 stop you from achieving your goals! Join our FREE CSUSM TRIO Upward Bound Program! Let us help you prepare for College all from the comfort of your home! Our Program Services will help you get to the University or College of your choice! If you are interested, fill out our UB Interest Form:  . If you have questions, please reach out to our Program Coordinator, Maya Kummer [email protected]

*FREE ONLINE tutoring for all 9-12th grade students through (especially as finals are coming up).

*This summer all rising 11th grade students will have the option to sign up for a series of Senior Success Workshops where they will be awarded $200.00 at the end of the workshop series.

*Graduating seniors will have the opportunity to sign up for a series of workshops to help them successfully transition into post-secondary and will be awarded $150.00 for completing the series.

*During the month of June, there will be a series of virtual college tours every weekend. 

Students can apply to TRIO ETS on the website: by clicking on APPLY NOW. They also have an option of requesting an informative session if they need more information.

Advisors are available to provide students with a variety of services to prepare them to attend college and obtain financial aid. Click here to enter our virtual office & find out more!
Program Services:
• Academic and A-G course advising
• College information/application assistance
• Tutoring connection
• SAT/ACT preparation and information
• Financial aid information/application assistance
• Financial and economic literacy connection
• Career exploration and resources
• Parent and student workshops
• Mentoring opportunities
• Events/Field trip opportunities
Benefits of having an ETS Advisor:
Free individualized services
• College and financial aid up-to-date
• Well trained and experienced advisors
• Reminders of important deadlines
• Access to meetings and workshops for
• Weekly availability
Contact for:
  • Work Permits
  • College and Career Speakers
  • College Application Support
  • Appointments for College & Career assistance
For Work Permits:
  • Make sure to upload your Work Permit with your EUHSD email address
  • Mrs. Brown, our Career Tech, will process your Work Permit and email you back at your EUHSD email address. 
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