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LACES HS Holding College Fair on 3/26

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Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES) will be hosting 30 colleges at their College Fair (Followed by “College Knowledge Night”) on Thursday, March 26 from 4 – 6 pm in the gym. There will also be Informational Sessions following the College Fair from 6 – 8 pm. LACES 5931 W 18th St, Los Angeles, CA…

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LAUSD Magnet Letters Available On E-Choices Website

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Finally, the long awaited magnet letters are available if you applied on line to LAUSD’s e-Choices. It’s not readily apparent on the site so you’ll have to click through a few pages to get to it. If you’ve been checking the mailbox and email for the magnet letters, they’ve been posted on the site. It’ll…

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CA Community College Transfers Guaranteed Admission to 9 HBCUs

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9 HBCU’s Guarantee Admission to California Community College Transfers Good news for California community college transfer students! Students who meet academic requirements will be guaranteed admission to nine historically black colleges and universities. Read entire story via LA Times here.

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College Application Training Offers Free College Financial Planning Workshop

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Seems like just yesterday, the biggest thing you had to worry about was making sure you sent them to kindergarten with enough healthy snacks, now it’s time to plan for college! If you have questions about how to pay for it, you’ll want to check a  free Educational College Financial Planning workshop offered by College Application Training.  The…

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ABC Casting Young Adults Searching for Dream Jobs

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  This could be a great opportunity if you have a teen with an entrepreneurial spirit! Check out the casting below courtesy of Entreprenette. If you are 18-28 or know someone who is looking for their career dream job please pass this along.   Instantly Famous Opportunity: Our new TV show will follow young adults…

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Santa Monica Schools Holding a District-Wide Shoe Drive

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Here’s a way to help Santa Monica schools fund valuable programs as well as a reason to clean out your closet! See flyer below for details!

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LAUSD Board to Vote to Push Back School Start Date

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Updated: The LAUSD board voted for August 18, 2015 as the start date for the 2015-2016 school year. Click here to view the calendar. It used to be the lazy days of summer included a start date of school after Labor Day in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Now it seems even though the kids…

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Attend Free Cash for College Workshop 1/31/2015

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Are you confused by FAFSA and the whole financial aid process? You’re not alone! Cash for College Workshops can help! In conjunction with CalGrants, they provide free, one-on-one professional financial aid assistance to families completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid [FAFSA] and Cal Grant GPA Verification Form, and California Dream Act application [if applicable]. They…

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Win MacBook Air and $10k Scholarship to Northwestern

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If Northwestern is on your shortlist of colleges, make a video and you could be chosen to win a MacBook Air and a $10,000 scholarship to attend. The #ichoosenu video contest is open to students who apply and attend NU in the fall of 2015. Deadline to submit is January 5 and the winner will…

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Davidson Fellows Scholarships Awards Up To $50k For Students Under 18

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  The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 to students 18 and under (no minimum age), who have completed a significant piece of work in STEM and Humanities categories. In this case, significant work is considered an accomplishment that experts in the field recognize as meaningful and has the potential to make a…

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