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Free STEM Activities To Do At Home

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Found this gem on the Founding Moms Newsletter! If your student is looking for fun STEM activities, they should check out this website, STEM 4 Girlz. Not only is the site full of activities using items easily found in the home that covers science, technology, science, and math, it was created by a junior in…

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Learn What It Takes to Succeed in Publishing @ Virtual Career Day

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Here’s a great way for students to discover various careers and learn what it takes to succeed in them. The Chinatown branch of the Los Angeles Public Library holds weekly Career Days on Zoom at 4:30 on Wednesdays. Meet professionals who will discuss their careers, how they got into their fields, and what their day-to-day…

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Free Courses for University and High School Students with Coursera

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Coursera, an online learning platform, offers free access to college and university students through September 30, 2020. Sign up before July 31, 2020, and students will have the opportunity to earn certificates, and gain skills through hands-on learning. Coursera offers students on-demand video lectures from leading universities and companies like Yale, Google, IBM, and more.…

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Can’t Visit Wellesley? Join a Webinar

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College visits are a moot point this summer thanks to COVID-19. When my daughter was applying to college, we did an East Coast tour of colleges during the hottest month of the year – August. We visited seven schools in five states in a week. While the visits helped to give her a sense of…

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Learn How to Create the College Essay During Virtual College Webinar Series

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Regional Admission Counselors of California is hosting a series of college webinars on Zoom. Each webinar will consist of four to five RACC college representatives presenting on various topics. How College Decisions Are Made teaches students and parents how a college determines if they are a good fit for each. Every University does things differently…

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Online Volunteer Opportunities for High Students

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Even though stay at home orders are still in place in certain parts of the country, students can still find community service opportunities. Volunteer Match has a listing for High School Volunteer Program – Pre-Med and Robotics Summer Programs. They are looking for qualified high school students of any grade level to fill volunteer instructor…

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Art Students Can Show Off Their Work At Virtual National Portfolio Day

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Students looking to apply to art school can show off their portfolio to colleges at the Virtual National Portfolio Day. The National Portfolio Day Association is sponsoring the event on May 22, 2020, from 9 am to 5 pm EST. The free online event is designed for prospective undergrads to meet individually with professional representatives…

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Brush Up On Your French with Free Online Conversational Classes

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If you have a student looking to brush up or continue their French lessons, they will want to check out French with Simone. She offers free daily French classes on Zoom. Classes are Monday through Saturday 11: 00-11: 30 am. Students will have 30 minutes of vocabulary, phonetics, French culture, history, gastronomy, French facts, French…

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CodePath Offers Free Coding Courses and Interview Prep for Tech Jobs

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Codepath offers a free 12-week online course that prepares students to ace technical interviews and secure internships or full-time opportunities with top tech companies. They also offer free semester-long coding courses on a variety of campuses for fall 2020. Classes include cybersecurity and building apps for iPhones and Androids. The interview prep course is taught by…

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College Track Offers Free College Prep Support to High Students

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College Track has a mission to empower all students to develop the belief that they have the ability, and responsibility, to influence their own destiny. They are focused on not only helping students get into college but to help them get through college with a 10-year commitment to their students. With 12 centers located in…

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