Educational Opportunities

INROADS Accepting Applications for Summer Internships

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Time to start looking for summer internships! Although the calendar says spring, it still feels like winter in many parts of the country (except here in LA!), it may be hard to believe that summer is on its way. If your college student isn’t taking any academic classes, chances are they’re looking for an internship…

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Hollywood NOW’s Young Activist  Boot Camp

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In celebration of Women’s History Month, The “Young Activists Boot Camp” is a free program created to engage young girls, 12-18 years old, about social justice in a fun and high-energy environment.  Activities will include empowerment workshops, entertainment and giveaways! The event is co-sponsored by the West Hollywood Women’s Advisory Board and the Hollywood Chapter…

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Applications Available for Los Angeles Mayor’s Youth Council

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High school students interested in being a part of the political process may want to check out the 2015-2017 LA Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Youth Policy Council. It’s committed to promoting civic engagement and raising awareness on policies that affect youth in Los Angeles. It’s open to high school students entering the 10th or 11th grade who live…

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SAT/ACT Prep Workshop This Sunday @ USC

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Just in time for the March SATs, The Young Center will offer a SAT/ACT Prep Workshop taught by professional SAT/ACT Instructors on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. This workshop offers core training, practice tests, scoring & evaluation, essay writing skills, & vital tips to improve test scores.  Past participants have improved their SAT scores by 100-200…

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Interested Boarding Schools? Find out more at Ten Schools Info Meeting

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If you’d like to know more about Phillips, Choate or Exeter, check out the Ten Schools Admission Organization (TSAO). TSAO is a group of distinguished college preparatory schools that often collaborates in outreach and approaches in admission. They will be in Santa Monica on October 5, 2015. You’ll learn about financial aid options and will…

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Student Artists Get Ready for National Portfolio Day

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High school students planning to apply to art colleges/programs that require a portfolio are encouraged to take part in National Portfolio Day, an opportunity to have your portfolio evaluated by representatives from colleges accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (see list of colleges below). Your portfolio can include finished pieces,…

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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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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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