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Learn the Ropes at Ryman Arts Application Day

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Ryman Arts provides college level studio art classes to high school students, free of charge. They offer classes on Saturdays at Cal State Fullerton and Sundays at Otis College of Art and Design. Herbert Ryman was a Disney animator, and there are special links to Disney animation and some great college prep through this program. If your…

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MOCA Offers Paid Internship for High School Students

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The MOCA teen program brings high school juniors and seniors behind the scenes to learn about the museum, contemporary art, artists, and other creative careers. The program is an academic-year-long, paid position teaching teens about the work of the museum by directly involving them in it. This diverse group meets at MOCA on Thursday nights and…

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youThink Looking for Student Ambassadors

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  youTHink’s Student Ambassador Program (SAP) is a year-long leadership development, creative learning, and community involvement program from August 2017 to June 2018. The program includes two meetings per month, an overnight retreat, as well as after school and weekend events that youTHink offers for middle and high school students throughout the school year, where Ambassadors will be peer leaders. The…

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Free Visual and Performing Arts College Fair on April 22

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Save the date for the College & Career Fair for the Arts on Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 10am – 5pm at the Music Center Annex, 601 W. Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 there will be a visual and performing arts college fair. More than 30 colleges, universities, and organizations will be attending. Students will be able to…

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YouThink Offers Free Transportation for Cal State Fullerton College Tour

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If your college bound student is interested in learning more about California State Universities (CSU’s) have them join YouThink on April 12, 2017 for a college visit to California State University, Fullerton. Tour the university and explore what it has to offer. It’s a free trip and there will be food and transportation! Students can register…

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LA Public Library Offers for Free Test Prep

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Don’t sleep on the public library! They have a ton of free programs for teens including the practice tests for ACT and SAT as well as SAT preparation sessions. Your student will need to call the library hosting the event in order to RSVP. Practice Tests: ACT Practice Test The ACT is widely accepted by…

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Free LAUSD Gifted/Talented Presentation for Parents

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Are you considering a Gifted Program in an LAUSD school? Have you heard about LAUSD’s Gifted and Talented (GATE) program? If you have questions about how your child can get designated as gifted and what it means exactly, you’ll want to join Parents Education League (PEL) for an informative presentation by Dr. Lucy Hunt and…

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Free Code Camp at West Angeles Youth Center

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  We all know science and technology are the careers to watch in the 21st century.  If you have a student interested in learning more about how to code, join West Angeles Youth Center as they host a Code Camp on Saturday, March 4, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Join them for an interactive introductory…

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Questbridge College Prep Scholar Applications Available

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This is definitely an opportunity to keep on your radar. Questbridge’s College Prep Scholars Program offers high school juniors an early advantage in college admissions. If selected, students are invited to the Questbridge National College Admission Conference, the designation as a College Prep Scholar is recognized by highly selective colleges, and the option to use your College Prep Scholars…

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College Readiness Workshop to be Held at West Angeles

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Sunday, Feb. 26, Dr. William Franklin,VP of Students Affairs at CSU Dominguez Hills, will be speaking at the West Angeles Youth Center for CSU Super Sunday from 9:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  He will cover CSU admissions, financial aid and student life. West Angeles will also hold a drawing for one (1) free SAT Prep class…

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