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September 2017 Announcements (Dr. Chavez)

 

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: 9:30-10:30 am

LRHS: 11:00am-12:00 noon

 

Sept. 18: CAMP Program, Sac State

Location: Library

LRHS: 9:00am-10:00 am

GHS: 11:00-12:00 noon

 

Sept 22: University of Utah

Location: Library

GHS: 8:30-9:30

LRHS: 11:00-12:00

 

Oct 4: University of Santa Clara

Location: Library

LRHS: 10:50-11:50

GHS: 12:45-1:45

 

ASVAB:

Location: Library

LRHS: Oct 13, 8:15

GHS: Oct 27, 8:15

 

Oct 26: UC Santa Cruz (GHS only)

Location: Library

GHS: 11:50am-12:50 pm

 

Other UC campuses will be coming in October. Schedule coming out soon.

 

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**