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LACES Will Hold Open House on 10/22/14

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LACES (Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies, a 6th-12th grade school) has only one open house, if this magnet school is on your list, save this date – 10/22/14. The annual open house is for all prospective families and will be held on from 9:00am-11:00am. It will begin in the LACES auditorium. At the open house, you…

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The Korea Daily’s 9th Annual College Fair Open for Registration

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Here’s a great free event open to everyone, The Korea Daily’s 9th Annual College Fair. Here’s a list of colleges that will be attending and it includes a variety of schools like Harvard, UC Santa Barbara, FIDM and more. There will also be plenty of seminars to attend that cover everything from financial aid to…

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Bill Gates Scholarship 2015 Open for Submissions

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Bill Gates Scholarship 2015 for minority students is now open for applications. Funded by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the scholars program each year selects 1,000 outstanding students to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship. Selected students can use the funds at any college or university to complete under graduation in any discipline area…

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Los Angeles Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

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Here’s a great fair for your DaVinci-in-training, the Los Angeles Performing and Visual Arts College Fair on October 25, 2014. The free Fair will be held at UCLA in the Grand Ballroom of Ackerman Union (308 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA  90024). Students can register here to attend.  Call (310)206-0832 for more information. Attending Schools 1-Academy of…

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1st Annual S.T.E.A.A.M. Expo For 4th – 12th Grade Students To Be Held @ LA Trade Tech

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Get your planners out because it’s going to be a very busy season with expos and college fairs. If you have a child that is even remotely interested in the science, technology, engineering and math, you’ll definitely want to check out the 1st Annual S.T.E.A.A.M. Expo.  Held October 25th 2014 from 9 am – 5 pm…

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Coca-Cola Offers $20k Scholarships to 150 Students

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The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive the $20,000 scholarship. Applicants must be:…

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Amazon Offers $250k in Scholarships

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In addition to world domination, Amazon is also helping college students by giving out $5,000 merit scholarships and $500 textbook gift cards to 50 students. Amazon Student Scholarships require students to be a member of Amazon Student (think: Prime for students which is currently offering a free trial), students must also be enrolled in a…

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PTA Offers Graduating High School Senior Scholarships

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The California State PTA offers Graduating High School Senior Scholarships ($750) to recognize volunteer service by high school seniors in a school and community. This Scholarship Program provides funds for PTA members to register for courses at accredited colleges, universities, trade or technical schools. Eligibility – For the Graduating High School Senior Scholarship, successful applicants meet…

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Preparing for College Grade-by-Grade

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USC has a great grade-by-grade college preparation guideline for middle and high school students. Starting in 8th grade: Most students don’t start thinking about college until they enter high school. If you start planning now, you’ll be a step ahead of the crowd. 1.) Tell your parents you want to attend a selective college. 2.)…

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Academy of Music at Hamilton High School Tours Start in October

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The Academy of Music is a magnet center that sits on the campus of Hamilton High School which is comprised of several small learning communities and the Humanities Magnet. The other SLC’s include Communication Arts, Global Studies, Business and Interactive Technology and Math Science and Medicine. Tours begin October 8 and run through November 12.  Every Wednesday at 8am. …

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