HBA helped me achieve my goal of attending UC Berkeley by providing me with a rock solid science foundation.
During my sophomore year, while my peers struggled in chemistry, I decided to enroll in the chemistry class offered at High Bluff Academy (HBA). This HBA chemistry class size was considerably smaller than the classes at TPHS and my HBA chemistry teacher really took the extra time to work with me to understand the subject. The smaller, more friendly and intimate environment at HBA encouraged me to ask questions and engage with the class. I not only began to receive strong grades, but I retained the information and my love for science grew. After my positive experience with chemistry, I also enrolled in physics at HBA during my junior year. Once again, I had a wonderful experience being in a small classroom filled with students eager to learn and excel. I was also thrilled to have George as a teacher again because I knew he was genuinely there to help me.
I will be attending UC Berkeley in the fall of 2015 as a science major. I really believe that HBA helped me achieve my goal of attending UC Berkeley by providing me with a rock solid science foundation. I highly recommend High Bluff Academy!