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COVID-19 Resources for LA Families

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Hey fam, we are in unchartered waters as we try to navigate the large societal changes brought on by the spread of COVID-19. School and city-wide closures have upended many lives. If you need help during this time, here is a list of resources available to Los Angeles students and families. Shout out to Ms.…

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Find Careers in the Creative Arts through Work of Art Program

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Inner-City Arts has a wonderful program, Work of Art, which allows Los Angeles high school sophomores and juniors to explore and prepare for college and careers in the arts and creative economy. Students will participate in mandatory bi-monthly meetings and workshops, study for free in their Institutes program, and become employees of Inner-City Arts. The…

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Get a Supplemental Grant To Float During a Publishing Internship

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Update: The deadline to apply has been extended to May 31, 2020. Remote positions at publishers and agencies are permitted. Internships are amazing opportunities to gain contacts and experience in your chosen profession. Unfortunately, not every student can afford to take an internship. They may need more hours or higher wages in order to make…

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Get Your College Questions Answered at College Palooza

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LAUSD is here to help you navigate the college process with their College Palooza 2020. On March 21, 2020, from 8:00 am – 2:00 pm, the free event will host more than 20 workshops to get your student off on the good foot. Workshops include financial aid advice for separated, divorced, and unmarried parents (that’s…

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Free College Application Support for LA Students

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Kayne Destination College (KDC) is a ScholarMatch program for Los Angeles students who are the first in their family to go to college and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. KDC supports students through the college application process with free, 1:1 college counseling offered both in-person and virtually. Students who complete the KDC program will be…

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Applying to a CSU? Learn More at Super Sunday

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For students interested in applying to a Cal State University (there are 23 throughout California), they can meet representatives and learn about the application process at West Angeles Education and Enrichment Program’s Super Sunday. Students will have an opportunity for a Q&A with representatives and listen as Deacon Wilson presents “What It Takes To Get…

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How to Earn Academic Scholarships

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You’ve rocked your classes, nailed your test scores, and rounded it all out with a great combination of extracurricular activities. Well done. You’ve excelled as a student and you plan to do the same in college. Since you’re obviously pretty sharp, we won’t waste your time explaining why an academic scholarship or merit scholarship would…

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KPMG Offers Leadership Edge for College Students

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Students interested in exploring careers in accounting have some options with KPMG. KPMG’s Leadership Edge offers innovative national and local summer programs with opportunities to network with KPMG professionals to get a head start on the KPMG campus recruiting process and explore career opportunities with KPMG. First-year students and sophomores who identify as a person…

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Spend the Summer at an Ivy League as a College Prep Scholar

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If your student is a junior, you’re in luck. They still have time to apply as a College Prep Scholar. High-achieving high school juniors from low-income backgrounds (low-income is considered a family of four earning less than $65,000) will have the receive all types of goodies as a Scholar, such as: A full scholarship to…

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Calling All Gamers for Game Jam

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For students who love gaming and want to create a video game in a scant 48 hours, Rose Valley Game Jam is right up their alley. Sponsored by EA’s Industrial Toys, students will go from concept to working prototype in two days. Sounds intense, right? No worries, they will also get to network with industry…

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