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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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West Angeles EEP Holds Back To School Fair

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Join West Angeles EEP for their 2016 Back to School Fair on September 22nd from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. If it’s anything like last year’s fair, you’ll definitely want to go. Great opportunity to discover local schools, old and new! Whether you have an urgent need or are just looking for future school options for…

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Upromise – Earn Cash For School While Shopping

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  If you’re looking for a way to save money for college, you’ll want to try Upromise. (Disclosure: If you decide to sign up through my link, I will receive a tiny commission for it. This doesn’t cost you anything additional. These commissions help to keep the rest of my content free, so thank you!) It’s free to…

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General Information Session for CSU’s at West Angeles EEP

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Parents of middle and high school students you’ll want to check out West Angeles Education Enrichment Program’s General Information Session for CSU’s on April 17, 2016. California State University Monterey Bay will be there to give a presentation from  3:15 pm – 4:00 pm. Bring pen, paper and your questions because from 2:15 – 3:15 Deacon Wilson will be…

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Downtown Collaborative College Fair

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Updated with list of colleges! Save the date! On April 23, 2016 from 10 am – 1:30 pm, the Downtown Collaborative College Fair will be held at Ramon C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts.  They will have college prep and financial aid workshops for students and parents, as well as the college fair…

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