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3 Tools to Make Study Time More Productive

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In today’s technology filled world, there are three million and one distractions to keep students from the task at hand. Netflix anyone?  For most students, creating a distraction-free environment to study is a challenge but imperative. They can’t make the dean’s list with one eye on Snapchat, that’s for sure! Rest assured, your student can get more done, but…

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Black Girls CODE: Build a Mobile App in a Day Workshop!

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Develop a mobile app with MIT AppInventor!  AppInventor is a fun and simple tool that allows young code divas to create their own mobile apps using drag-and-drop technology.  The programming blocks fit together like puzzle pieces and are used to build the app user interface and program.  Girls can learn how to write music apps,…

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Free Fashion Design Workshop

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Join Inner-City Arts on Saturday, December 9th, 10:00am-3:00pm for a one-day Fashion Design Workshop! Lunch will be provided. Only 19 spaces remain, and sign-ups are first-come, first-served. This will fill up quickly, so please email reply to mark@inner-cityarts.org with your first and last name to RSVP!

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How to Compare the Value of Degrees for Your Top Schools

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By Selvin Quire, CEO and Co-Founder of InQuire Higher   It is without a doubt that a college education can provide you with personal growth, cultural enrichment, and an increase in academic knowledge and potential salary earnings. As many view college as an investment, these are the benefits that are considered returns on their investments.…

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National Portfolio Day Helps Students Get their Work Reviewed by Top Colleges

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National Portfolio Day offers students the opportunity to have their work reviewed by some of the best art schools in the US. Students bring their portfolios and sketchbooks and wait in line to see the representatives of the colleges. They will get feedback and suggestions on how to tailor the portfolio for that particular college.…

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Upcoming College Fairs for Visual Arts Colleges and HBCUs

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It’s that time of year! College fairs are gearing up to be in full swing. The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is pleased to announce its 2017 Los Angeles Performing & Visual Arts College Fair. This program is an important resource for fine arts students interested in pursuing undergraduate and graduate programs of study in the…

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Check Out Workshop for Parents of Student Athletes

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Parents of 9th-12th grade athletes are invited to attend a workshop for student-athletes hosted by HALO (Helping and Assisting in the Lives of Others) on Thursday, September 7, 2017. This is a must-attend event for parents of students who have been playing sports seriously throughout their high school career and plan to continue to play at the college level.…

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Otis College Offers Portfolio Prep for High School Students

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Otis College of Art and Design offers ten-week courses for high school students on Saturdays and Sundays.  The fall 2017 courses include: Observational Drawing Saturdays, 9:30am-12:30pm with Jeanie Frias Sundays, 1:00pm-4:00pm with Scott Zaragoza Saturdays, 9:30am-12:30pm with Julianna Ostrovsky (OFFSITE: Located at the Vita Art Center in Ventura) Advanced Drawing/Intro to the Figure (Jeanie Frias on Saturdays, 1:00pm-4:00pm) Life Drawing and Painting (Ken Jones on Sundays, 9:30am-12:30pm) Introduction to Digital Media: 2D Animation for…

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Your Student Could Win $250k Breakthrough Junior Challenge Scholarship

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Here’s a pretty cool scholarship for the student that’s into math and science. The Breakthrough Junior Challenge video will award a $250,000 scholarship to the student with the best video (under 3 minutes) that takes a complex math or science concept and makes it easier to understand. Videos will be judged on: Engagement Illumination Creativity Difficulty That’s not all, the…

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CalArts Offer Free Art Classes to High School Students

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Join the CalArts Community Arts Partnership for free art classes after school and on Saturdays. The FREE classes are held at a variety of locations in the greater Los Angeles area & Santa Clarita. Subjects include creative writing, film, visual arts and animation and begin in October. For program information and to register, click here.

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