At The North Shore Area EOC, we help low income and first-generation students gain access to higher education.

Applying to college can seem overwhelming. Guess what? We are here to help you through this process by providing free one-on-one advising. The North Shore Area EOC can help you:

  • Understand the college application process and help you fill out an application.
  • Understand the financial aid process and how to complete the FAFSA.
  • Decide what to study in college.
  • Choose an academic program that matches your career interests.
  • Transfer to another college, and much more!

The (EOC) is a TRIO program funded by the United States Department of Education, administered by Massachusetts Education & Career Opportunities, Inc. and sponsored by North Shore Community College.


Other Educational Opportunity Centers

Greater Springfield Area 
Phone: 413-612-0206 

Central Massachusetts
Phone: 877-965-1212

Greater Boston
Phone: 877-332-4348

South Coastal & Cape Cod Area
Phone: 508-995-3026 x225

Pittsfield & Berkshire Area
Phone: 413-499-9531

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