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Monica Britton-West was born and raised in New York, living most of her life in Nassau County, Long Island where she attended elementary, middle and high school. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University at Albany (NY). While at UA she served as a Student Assistant and Resident Assistant, had a work study position for two of her four years, volunteered as a news reporter for the campus radio station, wrote for the monthly news-zine for African American students and, joined a sorority.

Black Girl On Campus (BGOC) is here to help African-American girls & young women who will be first -generation college students win! My goal is simple, to provide the necessary tools that make a difference in the eyes of the admissions teams at universities, navigate the college landscape with ease and take everything you’ve learned upon graduation & create a career path where you’ll make a difference, have an impact and live the life you dream of.  

BGOC IS THE PLACE TO HELP YOU

What/Who is BGOC?

Any African-American girl who will be/is a first-generation college student and needs a community to help her realize her dreams.

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My curriculum is structured to shatter the traditional soft skills to encourage participants to have an active role in their success.

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The place to get updates and information you need about college prep, college life, life after college, scholarships, musings from me & more!

Are you the Parent/Teacher of Black girls in High School (or) a College Administrator?

The path to college, in college & preparing to graduate college entering the real world can be a bumpy one when you're not sure what you're doing. BGOC is here to eliminate the overwhelm.

testimonials

Monica is real, reliable and indeed a key factor in my overall success
Lauren
Seton Hall (BA) '09, (MPA) '11, Howard University School of Law '17
She saw something in me that I did not even see in myself. He patience and guidance helped me understand and learn how to deal with a learning disability as well as give me the room to grow. She is resourceful, fearless, passionate, and posses a level of understand and empathy for young black girls that is undefinable.
Angela
Oregon State '15
You are one of the best mentors ever! I thank God so so much for making sure our paths crossed! You are amazing! That it! Period!
Naomi
Delaware State (BA) '17, Full Sail (MS) '19
Thank you for all the years that you have been here for me. You have been a great listening ear & an amazing guider.
Brijhai
Morgan State '21
Thank you for celebrating everything I do in life!
Jada
University of Delaware '21

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