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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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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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