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Amherst College Accepting Applications for Diversity Open Houses

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Applications Now Being Accepting for Amherst Diversity Open Houses Add this to the list of upcoming Diversity Weekends! Amherst will be holding two weekend Diversity Open Houses (DIVOH) in the fall to introduce prospective applicants to Amherst’s campus, student body, faculty, classes, and residence halls. Up to 100 students are selected to attend each weekend. Saturday, September…

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Applications Due Soon for Summer Institute for Diversity in Nursing

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Get Those Applications in For Summer Institute for Diversity in Nursing! US News named nurse practitioner as one of the Best Jobs of 2015. If you have a student that’s interested in the field, you’ll want to have them jump on this opportunity. Ohio State University offers a Summer Institute for Diversity in Nursing, applications…

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Diversity Weekend Applications Now Available For Pomona College

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Pomona College Holding Diversity Weekend 9/26-29 Yes, I know, it’s only May but if you want to get your spot for diversity weekend, then start planning now!  Pomona College (which ranks #3 for Best Value and #5 in National Liberal Arts Colleges according to US News Best College Rankings) has their applications available and online now and…

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FREE ACT & SAT Practice Tests at LA Public Libraries

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If you haven’t had a chance to take advantage of the Los Angeles Public Library’s Student Smart Series, there are still a few more sessions left! Student Smart is an initiative offering citywide seminars and New SAT Practice sessions conducted by The Princeton Review instructors in LAPL branches/Central Library, enabling middle school and high school…

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Community College Information Session

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Check out Community College Information Session at West Angeles Church! Do you know someone currently in community college or looking to transition to a four year college or university? If so, this exciting new college information session may be perfect for them! West Angeles Church will be holding a Community College Information Session aimed at young…

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Jay Z’s Foundation Offers Grants for College

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Jay Z’s Foundation Offers Grants for College, Deadline Approaching Soon! Since 2003, Jay Z (aka Shawn Carter) and his mother, Gloria, have been holding it down with the Shawn Carter Foundation. To date they have given out more than $2.9 million in scholarship funds, annual college tours, study abroad experiences, counseling initiatives, and giveback programs. They are now…

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Barnard College Offers HS College Planning Day

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College Planning Day for HS Juniors On Sunday, May 3, 2015, the Office of Admissions and the Office of Pre-College Programs at Barnard College are hosting an afternoon program to help high school juniors get a jump start on college planning. Hear from the Dean of Enrollment Management and  Director of Financial Aid Attend two workshops given…

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Register Now for Free Performing Arts Camp At CITYstage

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Join CITYstage at their free performing arts camp! If you have a child that loves the spotlight, let them hone their skills with a two-weeks, free performing arts camp at CITYstage in downtown Los Angeles. At CITYstage Summer Camp, students from across Los Angeles enjoy daily classes in dance, music, theater, and the production arts while making…

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FREE Film School for 14 – 18 Year Olds

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Free Film School Prepares Teens for Career in Industry   If you have a budding Scorsese or Shonda Rhimes, you’ll definitely want them to apply for a Ghetto Film School Fellowship. Now in LA, GFS is a ground-breaking initiative that brings GFS’ award-winning Fellows Program to diverse storytellers ages 14-18 years with a free, rigorous 30-month…

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Q & A With Chelsea Watkins, College Application Training

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Helping Students Get Into Top Schools and Pay Less Check out the interview below with Chelsea Watkins, founder of College Application Training. Her company has a variety of services to aid in the college planning process. What was the genesis for your company? At what point did you say, hey this could be a great…

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