SAT Prep Course

    SB Cal-SOAP and Study Smart Tutors, Inc. have teamed up to help bring you FREE SAT Test prep courses.   

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    SAT Course


    It’s never too soon to start preparing for college. When you make a plan for post-secondary education, it should include a team of support systems like: parents/guardians and educational professionals to help navigate the sometimes daunting process. Let Cal-SOAP play a part on your team by helping you find available resources and answering questions that will allow you to map the best route towards your educational success!

    Santa Barbara Cal-SOAP

    for College

    Funding your higher education experience can be confusing between Financial Aid, various deadlines, applications and finding sources for funding. Let Cal-SOAP help you sort through the eligibility process and get you on track!

    Paying for College
  • Mentoring

    Cal-SOAP Tutors strive to serve as mentors and resources for students regarding college preparation and giving insight on college/university life.

  • FREE

    Cash for College Workshops

    Bring your parents and attend FREE workshops for assistance with filling out your FAFSA or Dream Act Application!

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    Cash for College

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Making College a Reality

The Santa Barbara Cal-SOAP is dedicated to increasing the accessibility of college education opportunities for low-income, first-generation and/or underrepresented junior high and senior high students in Santa Barbara, Goleta and Carpinteria. Cal-SOAP is committed to advising, informing and exposing students and their parents to college opportunities, scholarships and resources to help them succeed.