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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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Seniors Can Show Portfolios to Nicklelodeon at LAUSD Grand Arts Festival

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Seems like a fun event! On April 16, 2016, from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM Los Angeles Unified School District in partnership with Grand Park, the LAUSD Grand Arts Festival will spotlight the importance of the arts as a powerful catalyst for learning and achieving. The Festival features work by more than 3,000 students from all…

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Check out CTG’s College & Career Fair for the Arts

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Do you have a student who’s thinking about majoring in art? Maybe you’re on the fence because you’re not exactly sure what the heck they can do with an art degree. Well you can get some questions answered at Center Theatre Group’s (CTG) free College & Career Fair.  High school students and their parents are invited to…

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Need Money for College? Go to FAFSA Workshop @ Inner-City Arts

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Inner-City Arts will be hosting a FREE FAFSA workshop to make sure your soon-to-be grad is getting their slice of the college money pie. FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Counselors will be on hand to help parents fill out the FAFSA and answer any questions. Be aware that there are different…

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Black College Expo Coming to LA Convention Center

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Save the date, February 6, 2016 the Black College Expo will be at the Los Angeles Convention Center. More than 50 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will be on hand to connect with students and answer questions about their programs and the selection process.  Not just for high school students, current college students can visit…

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LA County Libraries Offer Grown-Up Lessons for Teens

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  Adult 101 Workshops Offer Etiquette, Workplace Know-How and More for Teens While some things just can’t be taught, there are many aspects of adulthood that need a roadmap. The Los Angeles County Libraries created a series of workshops to help teens navigate this tricky landscape. The Adult 101 workshops are held at various county…

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Organize Your Scholarship Search With Free Spreadsheet

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If you’re like me, you know there are not enough hours in the day (especially when you’re trying to binge watch a few shows on Netflix!). So trying to keep your kid on track for scholarships when college is still a few years away…it’s like herding cats. I’ll send my daughter emails about scholarship opportunities and…

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Best Schools Offers Guide to Understanding the FAFSA

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Many seniors are knee deep in applying to colleges right about now while their parents are knee deep in trying to figure out how to pay for the next four years. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form that determines most of the aid a student’s eligible to receive and is probably one…

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Vistamar School Holding Multicultural College Fair

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On Sunday October 18, 2015 from 2:00-5:00 PM, Vistamar School will host their 8th annual Multicultural Student College Fair on their campus in El Segundo. Over one hundred colleges, universities and service academies will exhibit at the fair—these institutions seek to meet Los Angeles area high school students of all backgrounds, with a special interest in students from historically underrepresented cultural groups. The list of…

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