College & Career Convention

Learn How to Prepare for College and Your Future Career!


Serving more than 7,000 students and families each year, the Annual College & Career Convention features college life seminars, financial aid presentations, scholarship information, a personal statement help center, financial aid application assistance, and an exhibit hall with college/university representatives from throughout the United States. Now in its 17th year, L.A. Cash for College has served nearly 267,000 students, and remains the trusted go-to source for quality information about financial aid, college and careers.





School Field Trips to Convention
Friday, October 19, 2019
8 AM – 1 PM
*School representative must register ahead of time for daytime visit to the Convention. For more information, please contact Maria Nieto.*


Family & Community Day
Saturday, October 19, 2019
10 AM – 12:30 PM
*Open to the public. Registration is requested, but not required to attend Family & Community Day.*  Registration will be available  late summer/early fall


East Los Angeles College
1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez 
Monterey Park, California 91754




The College & Career Convention is open to students, families, and community members throughout Los Angeles County. Whether you are a high school student who needs more guidance on navigating the college process; a parent or family member looking to create a college-going environment at home; or a community member that would like to contribute, or gain, new resources, the Convention is a "one-stop" opportunity for all students and families to make an early commitment to college.  







We are always in need of extra assistance to host a successful Convention. Please click the link above to learn about our volunteer, presentation, and exhibition opportunities.