Program Description

College Prep Academy (CPA) is a comprehensive training program that prepares high school students for admission at colleges and universities nationwide.  Students are guided by college counselors through every phase of the college admissions process, including: essays & personal statements, transcript evaluation, scholarships, financial aid, colleges, majors & career choices, SAT/ACT prep, NCAA regulations.  Limited space.  Register Now to reserve your seat.

2019-2020 Workshop Schedule

CPA classes and training workshops are held on the campus of the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.

Dates & Times

Saturday, Sept. 21

Saturday, Oct. 26

Saturday, Nov. 23 

Saturday, Dec. 14

Saturday, Jan. 11

Saturday, Feb. 8

Saturday, Mar. 14

Saturday, May 3

Fee: $50 (includes all sessions, materials & supplies)


9:30am – 1pm

9:30am – 1pm

9:30am – 1pm

9:30am – 1pm

9:30am – 1pm

9:30am – 1pm

9:30am – 1pm

9:30am – 1pm

College Tours

Guided tours of public and private college and universities provide unique opportunities for CPA students to experience college life and campus culture firsthand.  Participants are able to access campus facilities and interact with college students and counselors.  Fall & Spring Tour Schedules are available on this website.  Space is limited.  Click below to register.  


2020 Tour Schedule


Dates: April 6-10, 2020

Colleges Included: UC Berkeley, Stanford, UC Davis, UOP, Sacramento State, Santa Clara, San Jose State, UC Santa Cruz

Cost: $500


  • Roundtrip air transportation

  • Hotel accommodations

  • College tours

  • Meals

Reduced Rates & Sponsorships: available for students in Free & Reduced lunch programs and others who demonstrate financial need.

Phone: 310-670-8500   


Mailing Address

6709 La Tijera Blvd., Suite 614

Los Angeles, CA 90045

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