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Los Angeles Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

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Here’s a great fair for your DaVinci-in-training, the Los Angeles Performing and Visual Arts College Fair on October 25, 2014. The free Fair will be held at UCLA in the Grand Ballroom of Ackerman Union (308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA  90024). Students can register here to attend.  Call (310)206-0832 for more information. Attending Schools 1-Academy of…

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1st Annual S.T.E.A.A.M. Expo For 4th – 12th Grade Students To Be Held @ LA Trade Tech

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Get your planners out because it’s going to be a very busy season with expos and college fairs. If you have a child that is even remotely interested in the science, technology, engineering and math, you’ll definitely want to check out the 1st Annual S.T.E.A.A.M. Expo.  Held October 25th 2014 from 9 am – 5 pm…

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Coca-Cola Offers $20k Scholarships to 150 Students

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The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive the $20,000 scholarship. Applicants must be:…

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Amazon Offers $250k in Scholarships

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In addition to world domination, Amazon is also helping college students by giving out $5,000 merit scholarships and $500 textbook gift cards to 50 students. Amazon Student Scholarships require students to be a member of Amazon Student (think: Prime for students which is currently offering a free trial), students must also be enrolled in a…

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PTA Offers Graduating High School Senior Scholarships

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The California State PTA offers Graduating High School Senior Scholarships ($750) to recognize volunteer service by high school seniors in a school and community. This Scholarship Program provides funds for PTA members to register for courses at accredited colleges, universities, trade or technical schools. Eligibility – For the Graduating High School Senior Scholarship, successful applicants meet…

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Preparing for College Grade-by-Grade

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USC has a great grade-by-grade college preparation guideline for middle and high school students. Starting in 8th grade: Most students don’t start thinking about college until they enter high school. If you start planning now, you’ll be a step ahead of the crowd. 1.) Tell your parents you want to attend a selective college. 2.)…

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Academy of Music at Hamilton High School Tours Start in October

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The Academy of Music is a magnet center that sits on the campus of Hamilton High School which is comprised of several small learning communities and the Humanities Magnet. The other SLC’s include Communication Arts, Global Studies, Business and Interactive Technology and Math Science and Medicine. Tours begin October 8 and run through November 12.  Every Wednesday at 8am. …

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High Tech LA Charter High School Tours Start 9/9/14

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High Tech LA Charter High School in Van Nuys will hold school tours on most Tuesdays at 10 am starting September 9. Check their calendar for cancellations. It’s a small charter school with just 367 students. Here’s their mission statement from their site: HighTech Los Angeles (HTLA) is a diverse community of active learners dedicated to fusing…

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Los Angeles Public Libraries Offer FREE SAT Practice Tests

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Practice makes perfect and the more comfortable your student gets with taking the SAT, the better their score. High School Students will have the opportunity to take a free practice SAT and PSAT tests, provided by the Los Angeles Public Library and the Princeton Review. Participating students will get a FREE SAT TEST PREP BOOK to take…

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Tufts Diversity Weekend

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The Voices of Tufts Diversity Experience is an overnight program sponsored by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to expose high school seniors to the diversity that exists on the Tufts campus. Participants have the opportunity to experience academic and social life by staying with an undergraduate, attending lectures provided by professors, eating in the dining…

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