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Attention 12th Graders! Scholarships

Seniors need money for college? Do not forget that FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov or  DREAM ACT at https://dream.csac.ca.gov/   applications are now open. 

Scholarships available:

More scholarships that is school specific see below:

  1. UCLA - http://www.ugeducation.ucla.edu/src/DUE/Donors_Freshmen.html
  2. UC Irvinehttp://www.ofas.uci.edu/content/TypesOfAid.aspx?nav=1&id=scholarships
  3. CSUN First Generation Scholarshiphttps://www.csunalumni.com/default.aspx?page=FirstGenerationScholarships
  4. CSUDH - http://www4.csudh.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/university-scholarships/index

The 2014 I'm First Scholarship is now open!

It's April, so you know what that means... the 2014 I'm First Scholarship is now open! I'm First Scholarship is a $4,000 scholarship ($1,000 per year, renewable for four years of college) awarded to 8 graduating high school seniors who will be the first in their family to go to college and are matriculating to a College Partner institution. Scholarship winners have the unique privilege to serve as student bloggers on I'm First to share their college experiences and offer advice to aspiring first-generation college students on how to make it to and through college. Be sure to encourage all of your eligible students to apply! The deadline is May 23rd, 2014. Apply at http://www.imfirst.org/

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Attention 11th graders!

Attention 11th graders!

Fee waivers for SAT and ACT are available for 11th graders to pick up during nutrition or lunch time.

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) College Fair on May 1.

The National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) will be hosting a college fair on Thursday, May 1, 2014 from 9:00am - 12:00pm  and 6:00pm - 9:00pm at the Pasadena Convention Center (see attachment). To register to attend or see a list and workshops  go to www.gotomyncf.com .

Here are the colleges attending

1-Academy of Art University
2-Adelphi University
3-Alaska Pacific University
4-Alliant International University - San Diego
5-American Academy of Dramatic Arts
6-American University
7-Anglia Ruskin University
8-Arcadia University
9-Arizona State University
10-Art Center College of Design
11-Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts
12-Assumption College
13-Bard College at Simon's Rock
14-Barry University
15-Bath Spa University
16-Becker College
17-Bentley University
18-Binghamton University (SUNY)
19-Biola University
20-Black Hills State University
21-Boise State University
22-Bournemouth University
23-Brandeis University
24-Brooks Institute
25-Bryant University
26-Bucknell University
27-California Baptist University
28-California College of the Arts
29-California Institute of Technology
30-California Lutheran University
31-California Maritime Academy
32-California State Polytechnic University Pomona
33-California State University-Channel Islands
34-California State University-Chico
35-California State University-East Bay
36-California State University-Fresno
37-California State University-Long Beach
38-California State University-Los Angeles
39-California State University-San Marcos
40-California State University-Stanislaus
41-Cardiff University
42-Central Washington University
43-Cerro Coso Community College-Mammoth Lakes Campus
44-Chaminade University of Honolulu
45-Chapman University
46-City University London
47-Claremont McKenna College
48-Clark University
49-College of the Holy Cross
50-Colorado Mesa University
51-Colorado State University
52-Colorado State University-Pueblo
53-Columbia College
54-Columbia College Chicago
55-Columbia College Hollywood
56-Concordia University
57-Concordia University-Irvine
58-Cornish College of the Arts
59-Creighton University
60-Curry College
61-Dalhousie University
62-Dean College
63-DePaul University
64-Design Institute of San Diego
65-DigiPen Institute of Technology
66-Dominican University of California
67-Drew University
68-Drexel University
69-Eastern New Mexico University
70-Eastern Washington University
71-Education Management Corporation SEE NOTES re: COLLEGE FAIRS
72-El Camino College
73-Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
74-Emerson College
75-Emmanuel College
76-ESSEC Business School
77-Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts
78-Fairleigh Dickinson University
79-Fashion Institute of Technology
80-FIDM-The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
81-Fisher College
82-Florida Institute of Technology
83-Fort Lewis College
84-Franklin Pierce University
85-George Mason University
86-Georgia Institute of Technology
87-Gettysburg College
88-Global College of LIU
89-Gonzaga University
90-Hampshire College
91-Hawaii Pacific University
92-High Point University
93-Hillsdale College
94-Hobart and William Smith Colleges
95-Hofstra University
96-Holy Names University
97-Hope College
98-Hope International University
99-Hult International Business School in London
100-Humboldt State University
101-Idaho State University
102-Illinois Institute of Technology
103-Illinois Wesleyan University
104-Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
105-Ithaca College
106-John Cabot University
107-John Jay College of Criminal Justice
108-Johnson & Wales University
109-Kansas State University
110-Keele University
111-Keiser University Latin American Campus
112-La Sierra University
113-Lasell College
114-Laureate Hospitality Education
115-Lesley University
116-LIM College - Where Business Meets Fashion
117-London Metropolitan University
118-Los Angeles Music Academy
119-Loughborough College
120-Louisiana State University
121-Loyola Marymount University
122-Loyola University Chicago
123-Lynn University
124-Manhattan College
125-Manhattanville College
126-Marist College
127-Marquette University
128-Marymount California University
129-Marymount Manhattan College
130-Maryville University
131-Massachusetts College of Art and Design
132-Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
133-McNally Smith College of Music
134-Menlo College
135-Merrimack College
136-Michigan State University
137-Mills College
138-Missouri University of Science and Technology
139-Monmouth University
140-Montana Tech of The University of Montana
141-Mount Holyoke College
142-Mount Ida College
143-Mount St. Mary's College
144-Musicians Institute
145-National University
146-New Mexico State University
147-New York Film Academy
148-Newbury College
149-Newcastle University
150-NewSchool of Architecture + Design
151-Nichols College
152-North Carolina State University
153-Northeastern University
154-Northern Arizona University
155-Northern Michigan University
156-Northumbria University
157-Norwich University
158-Nova Southeastern University
159-Oklahoma State University
160-Oregon Institute of Technology
161-Oregon State University
162-Otis College of Art and Design
163-Pace University
164-Pacific Lutheran University
165-Pacific Northwest College of Art
166-Park University
167-Penn State University
168-Pepperdine University
169-Pine Manor College
170-Plymouth University
171-Point Loma Nazarene University
172-Portland State University
173-Purdue University
174-Quinnipiac University
175-Ravensbourne
176-Regis College
177-Regis University
178-Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
179-Richmond
180- The American International University in London
181-Rider University
182-Ripon College
183-Rochester Institute of Technology
184-Saint John's University
185-Saint Louis University
186-Saint Mary's College of California
187-Saint Mary's University
188-Salve Regina University
189-San Diego Christian College
190-Santa Barbara City College
191-Santa Clara University
192-Santa Monica College
193-Savannah College of Art and Design
194-Seattle University
195-Seton Hall University
196-Shepherd University
197-Simmons College
198-Simon Fraser University
199-Soka University of America
200-Sonoma State University
201-Southern California Institute of Architecture
202-Southern Illinois University Carbondale
203-Southern New Hampshire University
204-Southern Oregon University
205-Southern Utah University
206-Springfield College
207-St. Edward's University
208-St. Mary's University College
209-St. Thomas University
210-Stevens Institute of Technology
211-Stonehill College
212-Suffolk University
213-Sweet Briar College
214-Swiss Hotel Management School
215-Syracuse University
216-Temple University
217-Texas Christian University
218-Texas Tech University
219-The American Musical and Dramatic Academy
220-The American University of Paris
221-The College of Idaho
222-The Conservatory of Recording Arts and Sciences
223-The Culinary Institute of America
224-The Evergreen State College
225-The Ohio State University
226-The Oxbow School
227-The University of Alabama
228-The University of Alabama in Huntsville
229-The University of Arizona
230-The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
231-The University of Greenwich
232- London
233-The University of Manchester
234-The University of Montana
235-The University of Montana Western
236-The University of New Mexico
237-The University of Tampa
238-The University of the Arts
239-The University of York
240-Thomas College
241-Tulane University
242-United States Coast Guard Academy
243-University at Albany
244-University for the Creative Arts
245-University of Aberdeen
246-University of Advancing Technology
247-University of Alaska Anchorage
248-University of Alaska Southeast
249-University of Arkansas
250-University of Bristol
251-University of California-Berkeley
252-University of California-Davis
253-University of California-Irvine
254-University of California-Los Angeles
255-University of California-Merced
256-University of California-Riverside
257-University of California-San Diego
258-University of California-Santa Cruz
259-University of Chichester
260-University of Colorado Boulder
261-University of Colorado Colorado Springs
262-University of Connecticut
263-University of Delaware
264-University of Essex
265-University of Exeter
266-University of Florida
267-University of Hawaii at Hilo
268-University of Hawaii at Manoa
269-University of Houston - C.T. Bauer
270-University of Huddersfield
271-University of Iowa
272-University of Kansas
273-University of Kent
274-University of King's College
275-University of La Verne
276-University of Maine
277-University of Maryland
278-University of Massachusetts Amherst
279-University of Massachusetts Lowell
280-University of Miami
281-University of Michigan
282-University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
283-University of Nevada
284- Reno
285-University of Nevada-Las Vegas
286-University of New England
287-University of New Hampshire
288-University of New Haven
289-University of North Texas
290-University of Northern Colorado
291-University of Pittsburgh
292-University of Portland
293-University of Portsmouth
294-University of Puget Sound
295-University of Redlands
296-University of Rhode Island
297-University of San Diego
298-University of San Francisco
299-University of Saskatchewan
300-University of South Carolina
301-University of Southampton
302-University of Southern California
303-University of Tennessee
304-University of the Pacific
305-University of Utah
306-University of Victoria
307-University of Washington
308-University of Waterloo
309-University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
310-Utah State University
311-Utah Valley University
312-Vanderbilt University
313-Vanguard University of Southern California
314-Villanova University
315-Virginia Commonwealth University
316-Virginia Polytechnic & State University
317-Wagner College
318-Warren Wilson College
319-Waseda University
320-Washington State University
321-Washington State University Tri-Cities
322-Weber State University
323-Wells College
324-Wentworth Institute of Technology
325-West Virginia University Institute of Technology
326-Western New England University
327-Western Oregon University
328-Whitman College
329-Whittier College
330-Wichita State University
331-Willamette University
332-William Peace University
333-Woodbury University
334-Worcester Polytechnic Institute
335-Xavier University
336-Xavier University of Louisiana
337-York St John University

THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA HAS NEW INELIGIBLE CAL GRANT SCHOOLS FOR 2014-2015

Cal Grant participating colleges, universities, and career technical schools must meet various eligibility requirements in law to be able to receive Cal Grants. The two required thresholds* for the 2014-2015 academic year:.1. Schools must keep their federal student loan Cohort Default Rate (CDR) below 15.5%.
2. Schools must keep their graduation rate above 30%.
Schools on this Ineligible Cal Grant Schools list did not meet one or both of the requirements above for the 2014-2015 academic year. For more information on the CDR and graduation rate requirements, visit http://www.csac.ca.gov

Download the Ineligible list Ineligible Cal Grant Schools for 2014-2015

Private Universities/Colleges accept the Common Application

There are now over 500 Common Application members in 47 states and the District of Columbia, as well as in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, and Switzerland. While they represent tremendous diversity in size, mission, location, and selectivity, they all share a commitment of promoting access through holistic admission.

  1. Login to https://www.commonapp.org/Login
  2. Click on Create an Account
  3. Fill out login credentials and registration information
  4. Write down     Email: _________________   Password:  __________________
  5. Then login with your username and password and begin typing your information

-Before submitting it have Ms. Herrera check it.

-Every school has a SUPPLEMENTAL section that needs to be completed

Remember that deadlines vary from college to college. Make sure to go into the university's website to find out what their deadlines are. Good luck!!!