The YLeader Program is a college and career readiness program designed to prepare Black students and their parents for college success!

About the YLeader Program

Choosing a college is a life-defining moment. The YBLA YLeader program is designed to prepare Black students and their parents for college admissions, make ‘right fit’ college choices, and help them secure college scholarships.


The YLeader program leverages technology to allow Black students and parents to virtually access one-on-one college advising, college preparation workshops and hands-on labs, and ACT & SAT Test prep. The program provides students and parents direct access to college admissions professionals from colleges from around the nation. The program also provides students opportunities to earn monthly scholarships through community service challenges.

What’s Included


One-on-one college advising


College workshops & hands-on labs


ACT & SAT test prep


Access to college admission professionals


Earn scholarship $$ through community service challenges


Parent workshops


Customized college application & scholarship tracking portal


Virtual College Tours

Stay on Track for College!

Help is here when you need it!

YBLA’s professional College Advisors will guide you through the process.

You will have an opportunity to earn scholarship $$ through community service challenges.

Improve your leadership skills and build your resume for college and career. 

Keep track of timelines and due dates with YBLA’s College App & Scholarship Portal.


Get help with ACT & SAT tests using state-of-the-art software, practice tests, boot camps, and receive customized test analysis from industry-leading expert MasteryPrep.

Connect with college admissions professionals from top colleges around the nation.

Be part of a group of college-bound Black students and parents.

YLeader Program Requirements


Black 11th or 12th Grade high school student


Students must have a minimum, cumulative, weighted GPA of 3.0

YLeader Program Costs

Registration Cost


Monthly Cost


Financial aid is available based on circumstances.