What is Required?

REQUIRED ELIGIBILITY

To be eligible for College Achievement Now (CAN) you MUST be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident AND you MUST meet at least one of the following criteria:

  1. First-generation college student (Neither parent/guardian has a bachelor's degree)
  2. Low income (determined by federal guidelines)
  3. Have a verifiable disability (ie - physical, learning, etc.)

We also look at other factors when evaluating your application. Other criteria include: GPA, enrollment status, total units completed, educational goal, and academic need.

REQUIRED PARTICIPATION

If you are accepted to the CAN program, you are required to meet specific program expectations including, but not limited to:
  • Attend a mandatory acceptance orientation meeting
  • Meet with the Advisor, a Peer Mentor and Counselor
  • Attend a field trip or campus event
  • Maintain a cumulative 2.30 GPA or higher
  • Complete a Student Educational Plan (SEP)
  • Must graduate/transfer from Allan Hancock College within 4 years

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Eddie Triste

Eddie Triste
Eddie Triste was well known at Allan Hancock College. He maintained a high level of involvement with the campus and community while completing his studies here. Mr. Triste, a military veteran, began his college career at Hancock with varied interests, but his biggest interest was in helping people. He served on the AHC Associated Student Body Government for three years, one of which he served as president and was named "President of the Year" by the Student Senate for California Community Colleges.
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Last Modified Mar 26, 2014