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College and Career News (November)

 

November 2017 Announcements (Dr. Chavez)

ASVAB Interpretation: Liberty Ranch interpretation is Nov 17 at 8:15 in the lab, Rm 143.  Galt HS interpretation TBA.

 

SAT/ACT tests: Dec test date is the last chance for seniors to take these tests. Dec 9 for ACT and Dec 2 SAT.

 

UC/CSU application instructions:  for CSU, we must use “quarters” as the school term and for UC we must use semester (10 credit courses) and quarter (5 credit courses).  Instructions are posted to the websites for both schools.  Students can also get help with the applications from all counselors.

 

Fee waivers: SAT and ACT fee waivers available for those who qualify. Maximum allowed is 2 fee waivers total for each test. Any questions, see Dr. Chavez.  Fee waivers are also available from the Guidance Technicians:  Lorena German (Galt) and Alondra Munoz (Liberty Ranch)

 

Scholarships: These are posted on Dr. Chavez’s door or on the LRHS and GHS websites. Local scholarships will be coming around January.

 

Road to College Parent Workshop:  Nov 8, 2017, 6:30-8:00pm Liberty Ranch, Rm 143.  For parents who want to learn more about the college process.

 

College Visits: Questions, see Dr. Chavez.  You can sign up with our Guidance Technicians: Lorena German (GHS) or Alondra Munoz (LRHS).  You can also sign up with Mrs. Siegalkoff in the Library at GHS.

 

Nov 3: UC San Diego

Location: Library

LRHS: 12 noon

GHS: 10

 

Nov 8: UCLA

Location: Library

GHS: tabling in the quad in the morning during lunch

LRHS: 1:00 pm

 

Nov 9: UC Santa Barbara

Location: Library

GHS: 8:30

LRHS: 10:15

 

University of Northern British Columbia (tba)

 

Grand Canyon University (tba)

 

IMPORTANT DUE DATES:

 

CSU applications: Oct 1-Nov 30 https://www2.calstate.edu/apply

UC applications: Nov 1-30 https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/

Private colleges/universities: varies. Look at website for deadlines and details.  Some will use Common Application but not everyone is a member of this service. www.aiccu.edu

SAT/ACT: no later than DECEMBER of senior year

Community Colleges: applications starting late February

FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid): Oct 1, 2017-Mar 2, 2018.

 

 

Additional Workshops:

Financial Aid: Dec 6, 2017, 6:00-7:30pm, Liberty Ranch, Rm 143

                        Jan 18, 2018, 6:00-7:30pm, Galt High, Rm 95

                         Feb 7, 6:00-7:30pm, Liberty Ranch, Rm 143

Road to College Parent Workshop: More info on the college process

      Oct. 10, 2017, 6:30-8:00pm, Galt HS, Library

      Nov. 8, 2017, 6:30-8:00pm, Liberty Ranch, Library

College Application Workshop for Students:

                 Oct 16, 2017, 3:15-5:00pm, Liberty Ranch, Rm 143

      Oct. 17, 2017, 3:15-5:00pm, Galt HS, Rm 95

 

For questions or more info, see Dr. Chavez or email: jchavez@ghsd.k12.ca.us

August 2017 Announcements (Dr. Chavez)

 

Delta College classes at Estrellita:  College courses are now available in Galt.  Please join Delta College as they kick off this new partnership on Saturday, August 19, 2-5pm, at Estrellita.  Delta staff will be on hand to help with the application process and to answer any questions.  August 26, 2-5 pm, will be Assessment Day.

 

DISTRICT COLLEGE NIGHT: Sept 28, 2017 @ Liberty Ranch HS.  6:30-8pm in Cafeteria.  Simultaneous Spanish session in Library.  Local partners: UC, CSU, community college, and private college/university will be in attendance to give information about their respective schools.

 

CASH FOR COLLEGE WORKSHOP: Oct 26, 2017 @Galt HS. 4-7pm in Computer Labs 94 and 95. Bring 2016 tax information for yourself and parents. We will have financial aid personnel to assist you in filling out the FAFSA

 

ASVAB: Military skills assessment but there is no obligation to join the military.  Will be offered at both schools at 8:15 am in the Library.  Questions, see Dr. Chavez. You may sign up with the Guidance Technicians: Lorena (GHS), Alondra (LRHS).  Tests will be administered on: Oct 13 (LR), Oct 27 (GHS)

 

Fee waivers: SAT and ACT fee waivers available for those who qualify. Any questions, see Dr. Chavez.  Fee waivers are also available from the Guidance Technicians:  Lorena German (Galt) and Alondra Munoz (Liberty Ranch)

 

FBI Teen Academy: For high school juniors interested in a career with the FBI.  Academy will be held Friday, Nov. 17, 2017, 7:30-5pm at the FBI Sacramento Division.  If interested, please fill out the application: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/sacramento/community-outreach-1.   Deadline:  Thursday, Oct. 12 at 4:30pm.  No late applications accepted.  For questions, see Dr. Chavez

 

Scholarships: Wendy’s Heisman Scholarship.  3.0 gpa, participation in at least 1 school sport, and leadership.  Apply: www.wendysheisman.com . Phase 1 of application is due Oct 2, 3:00pm PT.  Don’t delay if you are interested!

 

 

College Visits: Questions, see Dr. Chavez.  You can sign up with our Guidance Technicians: Lorena German (GHS) or Alondra Munoz (LRHS).  You can also sign up with Mrs. Siegalkoff in the Library at GHS.

 

Sept. 11: University of San Francisco

Location: Library @ GHS or LRHS

GHS: 9:30-10:30 am

LRHS: 11:00am-12:00 noon

 

Sept. 18: CAMP Program, Sac State

**sign up with Ms. Yvette Valle, Migrant Ed. Program**

Location: Library

LRHS: 9:00am-10:00 am

GHS: 11:00-12:00 noon

 

Oct 26: UC Santa Cruz

Location: Library

GHS: 11:50am-12:50 pm

LRHS:tba

 

Preview Days:

CSU Chico: Oct 21, 2017.  You must pre-register: www.csuchico.edu/admissions

 

IMPORTANT DUE DATES:

 

CSU applications: Oct 1-Nov 30 https://www2.calstate.edu/apply

UC applications: Nov 1-30 https://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/

Private colleges/universities: varies. Look at website for deadlines and details.  Some will use Common Application but not everyone is a member of this service. www.aiccu.edu

SAT/ACT: no later than DECEMBER of senior year

Community Colleges: applications starting late February

FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid): Oct 1, 2017-Mar 2, 2018. **additional workshops tba**