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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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Pomona College Fall Diversity Weekend

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Guess who came in number 8 (right after Harvard) on Forbe’s 2014 List of America’s Top Colleges? And the answer is: Pomona College! Pomona College hosts The Fall Weekend program which allows for students from diverse backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented on college campuses to experience the Pomona College campus over the span of a weekend.…

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Ed Boost

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EdBoost’s Learning Center provides one-on-one academic tutoring and test preparation tutoring (SAT, ISEE and more), homework & school project assistance, college counseling, and summer enrichment classes to Los Angeles students. They offer free diagnostic exams and need-based scholarships for all learning center services. EdBoost Learning Center 3300 Overland Avenue, #202 Los Angeles, CA 90034 Phone: 310.559.1991…

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Marymount Open House Dates

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Marymount High School, a private all girls school, has five “Meet Marymount” events planned. Registration for the events is required. Students and parents will get to see what typical day is like at Marymount. All events are held from 9 – 11 am. Tuesday September 30th – Register Here Tuesday October 14th – Register Here Tuesday…

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LAUSD Magnet Schools Still Have Openings – Apply Now!

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For five years, I filled out LAUSD’s eChoices application and for five years, my daughter never got in a magnet school. I’m not complaining, she got in when she needed to the most. But, guess what? If your child doesn’t get selected for a magnet, all you have to do is wait for the school year…

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Learn All About Cal State University at CSU Super Saturday

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Did you know Cal State University has 23 campuses? Students and families can learn all about how to get into college as well as discover all that CSU has to offer on Saturday, August 23 at CSU Super Saturday. You will be able to meet students, alumni, faculty and staff and discover which campus is…

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Open Enrollment for Algebra After-School Program

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The Educational and Enrichment Program at West Angeles Church announces its open enrollment for the after-school program (Pre-Algebra, Algebra ONLY) for middle school to 9th graders.    They are providing a free introductory offer through the end of August. Stop by anytime the week of 8/18, from 5-8pm to register with Le’Nese Burks. The registration fee of $20…

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Lehigh Diversity Achievement Program

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Lehigh offers selected students interested in a culturally based overnight program the opportunity to immerse themselves in life at Lehigh for two days and one night through the Diversity Achievers Program (DAP). On Sunday, October 26, 2014 participants will interact with current students from around the world, learn about support services, enjoy dinner with J. Leon…

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