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Inquire & Apply

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Our application for the 2021-2022 school year is now OPEN.

To be considered, you must complete the application by April 15. Please view the Eligibility Requirements prior to applying.

We strongly recommend that you take a moment to review our application guidelines and FAQs before you start the application.

To Begin the application, click here
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Note: if you are a teacher or school official completing a recommendation for a student, please do not use the link above to create an account for the application. If you are having difficulty accessing the student's recommendation, please contact us via email at admissions@abetterchance.org with “Recommendation Help” in the subject of your email. Remember to include the name of the applicant(s) whose recommendation you are trying to access.

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National Virtual Information Session Calendar

From February to April, A Better Chance schedules several webinar-format Information Sessions for families considering applying.  As the next round of these events is scheduled, they will be listed here.

You may attend any virtual session, regardless of your location. If you are interested in meeting the staff members that support your region, feel free to attend that session.

Session 1
Day:
 Tuesday
Date: Feb 11th
Time by Zone: EST - 7:00-8:00 pm; CST - 6:00-7:00 pm; PST - 4:00-5:00 pm
Host Region: NORTHEAST
Watch the Recording

Session 2
Day:
 Thursday
Date: Feb 27th
Time by Zone: EST - 9:00-10:00 pm; CST - 8:00-9:00 pm; PST - 6:00-7:00 pm
Host Region: SOUTHWEST
Watch the Recording

Session 3
Day: Tuesday
Date: Mar 10th
Time by Zone: EST - 8:30-10:00 pm; CST - 7:30-9:00 pm; PST - 5:30-7:00 pm
Host Region: NORTHWEST 
Watch the Recording
Session 4
Day:
 Wednesday
Date: Mar 11th
Time by Zone: EST - 8:00-9:00 pm; CST - 7:00-8:00 pm; PST - 5:00-6:00 pm
Host Region: MIDDLE STATES/MIDWEST
Watch the Recording
Session 5 (English)
Day: Thursday
Date: Mar 12th
Time by Zone: EST - 9:00-10:00 pm; CST - 8:00-9:00 pm; PST - 6:00-7:00 pm
Host Region: SOUTHWEST
Watch the Recording
Reunión Informativa 5 (Español)
Day: Jueves
Date: 12 de Marzo
Hora en zona horaria: EST - 8:00-9:00 pm; CST - 7:00-8:00 pm; PST - 5:00-6:00 pm
Región Organizadora: SOUTHWEST 
Watch the Recording
Session 6
Day: Tuesday
Date: Mar 13th
Time by Zone: EST - 9:00-10:30 pm; CST - 8:00-9:30 pm; PST - 6:00-7:30 pm
Host Region: NORTHWEST 
Watch the Recording
Session 7
Day: Tuesday
Date: Mar 24th
Time by Zone: EST - 9:00-10:00 pm; CST - 8:00-9:00 pm; PST - 6:00-7:00 pm
Host Region: NORTHWEST 
Watch the Recording
Session 8
Day:
 Wednesday
Date: Apr 1st
Time by Zone: EST - 8:00-9:00 pm; CST - 7:00-8:00 pm; PST - 5:00-6:00 pm
Host Region: SOUTHEAST
Register Here

Session 9
Day:
 Thursday
Date: April 9th
Time by Zone: EST - 7:00-8:00 pm; CST - 6:00-7:00 pm; PST - 4:00-5:00 pm
Host Region: MIDDLE STATES/MID-ATLANTIC
Register Here
 

   

We will also host live information sessions in certain cities throughout the continental US.

Northwest Southeast Southwest

Session 1
Location: Oakland Library Asian Branch,
Oakland, CA
Date: Tue, February 11, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm PST
Register Here

Session 1
Location: Dekalb PATH Academy,
Brookhaven, GA
Date: Tue, February 4, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm EST
Register Here

Session 1
Location: Delhi Center 
Santa Ana, CA
Date: Sat, February 29, 2020
Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am PST
Register Here

Session 2
Location: A Better Chance, Oakland Office,
Oakland, CA
Date: Tue, February 18, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm PST
Register Here

Session 2
Location: R.I.S.E Schools,
East Point, GA
Date: Tue, February 11, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm EST
Register Here

Session 2
Location: Libertas College Prep
Los Angeles, CA
Date: Thursday, March 5, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm PST
Register Here

Session 3
Location: Richmond College Preparatory School
Richmond, CA
Date: Thu, February 27, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm PST
Register Here

Session 3
Location: Woodward Academy 
Atlanta, GA
Date: Tue, February 18, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm EST
Register Here

Session 3
Location: Endeavor College Prep,
East Los Angeles, CA
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm PST
Register Here

Session 4
Location: Burlingame, CA
Date: Thu, March 5, 2020
Time: 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm PST
Register Here

Session 4
Location: Academe of the Oaks 
Decatur, GA
Date: Tue, March 3, 2020
Time: 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm EST
Register Here

 

If you are a parent or student and wish to inquire about our program, you may do so by completing the inquiry form below.

Please note that the inquiry form below is not an application. Completing the inquiry form below will alert you when applications are open and when online webinars are available detailing our application process.

Inquiry Form