Educational Opportunities

West Angeles Church Summer Enrichment Program Offers Help in Physics and Algebra II

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Get Help in Algebra II and Physics Classes with West Angeles Church Summer Enrichment Program Does your student need to prep for physics or algebra II this summer? West Angeles offers a low cost option with their Summer Enrichment program. We did it two summer ago for Algebra prep and my daughter feels like it helped…

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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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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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INROADS Accepting Applications for Summer Internships

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Time to start looking for summer internships! Although the calendar says spring, it still feels like winter in many parts of the country (except here in LA!), it may be hard to believe that summer is on its way. If your college student isn’t taking any academic classes, chances are they’re looking for an internship…

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Hollywood NOW’s Young Activist  Boot Camp

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In celebration of Women’s History Month, The “Young Activists Boot Camp” is a free program created to engage young girls, 12-18 years old, about social justice in a fun and high-energy environment.  Activities will include empowerment workshops, entertainment and giveaways! The event is co-sponsored by the West Hollywood Women’s Advisory Board and the Hollywood Chapter…

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Applications Available for Los Angeles Mayor’s Youth Council

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High school students interested in being a part of the political process may want to check out the 2015-2017 LA Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Youth Policy Council. It’s committed to promoting civic engagement and raising awareness on policies that affect youth in Los Angeles. It’s open to high school students entering the 10th or 11th grade who live…

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SAT/ACT Prep Workshop This Sunday @ USC

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Just in time for the March SATs, The Young Center will offer a SAT/ACT Prep Workshop taught by professional SAT/ACT Instructors on Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015. This workshop offers core training, practice tests, scoring & evaluation, essay writing skills, & vital tips to improve test scores.  Past participants have improved their SAT scores by 100-200…

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Interested Boarding Schools? Find out more at Ten Schools Info Meeting

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If you’d like to know more about Phillips, Choate or Exeter, check out the Ten Schools Admission Organization (TSAO). TSAO is a group of distinguished college preparatory schools that often collaborates in outreach and approaches in admission. They will be in Santa Monica on October 5, 2015. You’ll learn about financial aid options and will…

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Student Artists Get Ready for National Portfolio Day

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High school students planning to apply to art colleges/programs that require a portfolio are encouraged to take part in National Portfolio Day, an opportunity to have your portfolio evaluated by representatives from colleges accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (see list of colleges below). Your portfolio can include finished pieces,…

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