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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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Need Help with Applying for FAFSA?

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    March 2, 2017 is California’s priority financial aid filing deadline. If you need help, Cash for College is teaming up with the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) to offer free drop-in assistance at all nine LACCD campuses between 9 am and 1 pm, February 28th.

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Jan. 15 National Portfolio Day @ Otis!

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If your student is thinking about applying to art school, they should check out National Portfolio Day.  This year it’s being held on Sunday, Jan 15: at Otis College of Art and Design from 12:00pm – 4:00pm.  No RSVP necessary. National Portfolio Day is specifically for visual artists and designers. Students will have an opportunity to meet…

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Learn to Code @ Hustle N’ Code Hackathon

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We’ve all been hearing about coding and if you have a phone or a tablet, we’ve used an app or two. If your son or daughter is curious about how programming works or maybe they have the next BIG idea for an app or website, you’ll want them to check out the 5th annual South LA…

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Register Now for Performing & Visual Arts College Fair at UCLA

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Interested in attending a performing and visual arts college? You’ll want to check out the Los Angeles Performing & Visual Arts Fair! Save the date, Saturday, October 22, 2016 at University of California, Los Angeles – Ackerman Union from 1 – 3:30 pm. View the current list of registered colleges and universities. Attending a college fair is the best…

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