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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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LACES HS Holding College Fair on 3/26

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Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (LACES) will be hosting 30 colleges at their College Fair (Followed by “College Knowledge Night”) on Thursday, March 26 from 4 – 6 pm in the gym. There will also be Informational Sessions following the College Fair from 6 – 8 pm. LACES 5931 W 18th St, Los Angeles, CA…

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LAUSD Magnet Letters Available On E-Choices Website

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Finally, the long awaited magnet letters are available if you applied on line to LAUSD’s e-Choices. It’s not readily apparent on the site so you’ll have to click through a few pages to get to it. If you’ve been checking the mailbox and email for the magnet letters, they’ve been posted on the site. It’ll…

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UCLA Offers Summer Scholarships for CA High Students

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UCLA’s Summer Scholars offer full or partial scholarships for UCLA summer programs If you haven’t nailed down summer plans for your student, don’t worry, UCLA still has spaces available in a variety of summer intensives. While they tend to be pricey, UCLA offers full or partial scholarships for CA high school students enrolled in a single academic…

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CA Community College Transfers Guaranteed Admission to 9 HBCUs

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9 HBCU’s Guarantee Admission to California Community College Transfers Good news for California community college transfer students! Students who meet academic requirements will be guaranteed admission to nine historically black colleges and universities. Read entire story via LA Times here.

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College Application Training Offers Free College Financial Planning Workshop

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Seems like just yesterday, the biggest thing you had to worry about was making sure you sent them to kindergarten with enough healthy snacks, now it’s time to plan for college! If you have questions about how to pay for it, you’ll want to check a  free Educational College Financial Planning workshop offered by College Application Training.  The…

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USA TODAY’s Collegiate Correspondent Program Accepting Applications

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Future journalists, here’s a great way to get clips for your portfolio in a national outlet. USA TODAY’s Collegiate Correspondent Program is accepting applications until March 30. Open to all all majors, the student must be enrolled in either a four year or two year institution. A stipend is provided. Content produced by all correspondents will appear across all…

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