College and Career Center - Reader Friendly Version

Our Services

The Mission High College & Career team is trained extensively on the college going process. We want to help students access college and career opportunities. Check out the FREE services we provide:

  • Transcript Evaluation
  • FREE SAT FEE waivers and prep classes
  • Workshops
  • 1 on 1 advising
  • College Application Completion
  • Financial Literacy
  • Scholarships
  • AB-540/Dream/DACA Support
  • Summer Programs, Jobs, Internships
  • And much more!

Mission High School College Team

  • Mission Counseling Team and Teachers
  • ASAP 
  • Seven Tepees
  • Mission Graduates
  • College and Career Center, Room 213

Athletic Scholars Advancement Program (ASAP)

ASAP is a college access & persistence program based at MHS. We are a drop-in office in room 408, focused on getting students to and through college, by providing:

  • Free Overnight College Summer Programs
  • Individualized pre-college counseling and application assistance
  • Financial Aid guidance, financial literacy, Scholarships, FAFSA/Dream Act support
  • College Persistence: assisting Mission graduates to college completion

Our Team:
Amanda Posner, Liz Steyer, Adiza Ameh, Rm 408

JCYC Upward Bound

Upward Bound is a pre-college Trio program that is federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education, serving low-income students that have the potential to be the first in their families to attend and graduate from a high education institution.

We host:

  • Six-Week Instructional Summer Program at a University
  • Week long Southern California Trip
  • Saturday College for all Grades
  • Academic Advising
  • Mentoring
  • Weekly Tutoring
  • Social and Cultural Field Trips
  • College Campus Visits

Upward Bound is Federally Funded and requires a Social Security Number


Alexa Padilla, Rm 213

Seven Tepees

The Seven Tepees Youth Program College and Career Program provide a platform for high school students to recognize and nurture their potential to become successful young adults. Seven Tepees Youth Program has collaborated with Mission Promise Neighborhood to support students and families in the mission with the following services:

  • College & Career Counseling
  • Paid Jobs & Internships
  • Free Summer Programs
  • Outdoor Trips and Activities
  • Housing Opportunities
  • Free Tax Preparation
  • Digital Opportunity Center


Derek Macario, Rm 213

San Francisco College Access Center

The San Francisco College Access Center is a California State funded program that provides college preparation information and assistance. Although it is open to the community, the program targets students who come from low income backgrounds and are the first of their family to enroll in college. We are also a safe space for undocumented students and families.


Regina Ramirez, Rm 213

Mission Graduates

Mission Graduates is partnering with MHS to provide a quality after school program that blends extracurricular activities and building a college-going culture on campus. Mission Graduates supports college access partners by connecting students to programs and academic tutoring after school.


Michael Elias, Jay Pugao, Rm 213