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Free Visual, Media and Performing Arts Classes for the Fall

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If you have a student that has a creative streak, you’ll want ot sign them up for weekend classes at Inner-City Arts in Downtown Los Angeles. On August 26, 2017, they will hold an open house and registration. Get there early because many classes fill up quickly. First come, first served. Limited Space. Tuition is…

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HBCU Homecoming College Tour Scholarship

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Do you have a student who’s interested in attending an HBCU? Choosing a college can be daunting and visiting the campus is a great way to see if it will be a good fit, but maybe you don’t have to jet set all over the country. Stepping in the Right Direction offers tours to a…

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Homework Club Registration is Open at West Angeles Church

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Will your student need a little extra help with homework in the evenings? If so, West Angeles’ Homework Club is a great low-cost solution. Students in grades 6- 12 can come get help in a variety of subjects including Trigonometry, Biology, Spanish and more.  The Homework Club is open Tuesday through Thursday from 5:30 – 8:30.…

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Best Sites for Student Discounts

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College is expensive enough, why not take advantage of the student discounts offered? These are easy to gift to your student.  Since I’ll be starting grad school in the fall, I’ve wasted no time in taking my .edu email for a test drive. You’ll need one in most cases to be verified for eligibility to receive…

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Calling all Fashionista! Free Workshop at Inner-City Arts

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Here’s a great opportunity coming up for any budding high school fashionistas interested in fashion design, exploring the field of fashion design, or learning about business, marketing, and entrepreneurship through the lens of the fashion design industry. This Friday, July 21st Inner-City Arts will offer the first of a three-part workshop series where students will learn about the art…

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Free Workshop for College Bound High School Students

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Hate to say it but summer’s halfway over for LA students and it’s time to start thinking ahead. Here’s a great workshop to help them get ready for the upcoming college application process. On July 31 from 7 – 8 pm, College Application Training will host a free workshop at the Joslyn Community Center in…

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Where to Find College Scholarships

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The cost of tuition keeps going up but believe it or not, there are plenty of scholarships available. You just have to find them and apply, apply, apply.   I’ve listed online resources and in addition to the college counseling office at school, your student should also check with employers and religious affiliations.  Even if they don’t…

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How to Get Big Money in Scholarships

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  Even though school’s out, your student can get the jump on things by applying for scholarships now. There are plenty available during the summer. Need some help? Check out this great article by Ramit Sethi about how he received more than $100,000 in scholarships.     Do you know the biggest mistake a high…

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Join youThink on a College Tour Occidental College

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youThink’s looking for high school students to join them on a college tour of Occidental College on July 19th. The trip is free and includes transportation and food – can’t beat that! A small liberal arts college, Occidental College – also known as Oxy – is located in the Eagle Rock neighborhood of Los Angeles. To…

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AP Test Scores Release Schedule

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      It’s almost that time! If your student took AP exams this past May the score(s) will be available on a rolling basis based on geographical location. Where You’ll Be Access Begins (note your time zone) Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island,…

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