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El Camino FAFSA Workshop 10/16/19

Hello Parents,

El Camino will be coming to our campus to have a FAFSA workshop. During this time a representative will be available to help assist you fill out the FAFSA form as well as answer any questions that you may have. In order to provide you with a computer to use during this time please RSVP using the form below and please bring your 2018 tax returns. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you.

Date: October 16, 2019

Time: 5:00PM-6:30PM

Location: DV MPR

RSVP using this link.

Upcoming: El Camino College Night 11/13

Students and Parents,

College Night at El Camino College is an open house event showcasing everything ECC has to offer! Come learn about programs and resources at our resource fair, attend workshops, enjoy donuts with the deans, chat with counselors, and take a twilight campus tour.

All prospective students, parents, adult learners, educators, and community members are invited to attend.

When: Wednesday Nov 13, 2019 at 5:30 – 8 pm. 

For the specific schedule and more info feel free to visit

Upcoming: Vistamar School Multicultural College Fair

Hi Students and Families,

Vistamar School in El Segundo will be hosting a Multicultural Student College Fair. This is an opportunity for high school students to meet with representatives and alumni from colleges and universities across the United States.

When: Sunday, October 20, 2019 2:00-4:30PM 

Where: 737 Hawaii Street, El Segundo, CA 90245 

They also will be hosting a couple workshops:

Financial Aid Basics: 2:30-3:00 pm en Español. 3:50-4:20 pm in English.

Historically Black College and University Experience: 2:30 – 3:00 pm

Creating Options in the College Search: Finding the Right Fit for You:

3:30 – 3:40 pm

2019 Collge Fair Flyer

Columbia College Hollywood Open House

Hello Families,

Columbia College Hollywood is having an Open House and hands-on Workshops on Saturday, October 12th from 9 am – 2:30 pm!

Available Workshops: Cinema, Acting, Editing, Screenwriting, Graphic Design + Interactive Media, and Visual Effects.

The entire day is designed to give you and your family an opportunity to explore what Columbia College Hollywood has to offer. Immerse yourself in workshops, meet other prospective students, and get to know our Faculty and  Admissions Counselors who will answer any questions you may have.

Location: Columbia College Hollywood

18619 W. Oxnard St.

Los Angeles, CA 91356

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m

You can RSVP to the even here.


Scholarship Opportunity – Huggable Supermom Scholarship


Huggable Supermom Scholarship is designed to help students with single mothers or students who have closely been impacted by single mothers. Huggable is giving high school scholarship winners $1,000 toward the cost of pursuing their degrees.

To be eligible for this scholarship, you must meet the requirements below. Please read the requirements carefully to ensure you meet eligibility before applying.

– Must be a graduating high school senior in your final semester who has been accepted to university or must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a 4-year, 2-year, vocational, or technical institution in the United States.

– Must be a US citizen or permanent legal resident.

– Must be a single mother, child of a single mother, or closely impacted by a single mother.

– All fields of study and GPAs will be considered.

The link for the application and more information will be posted below.


Last/KPCC’s Open House

Juniors and Seniors,

LAist/KPCC’s annual open house (read: free daytime hang) is Sunday, Oct. 6 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. It’s a great way to see the inner workings of a news operation, get some goodies, meet the team of actual human people who write articles for you and your community, and ask us questions IRL.

Spend the afternoon touring the newsroom, participating in a mock-editorial meeting, indulging in food truck gluttony, and being thanked for supporting local journalism. To RSVP you can click on the link provided.

Seniors- The Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s 2019 Youth Awards


The Hispanic Heritage Foundation’s (HHF) 2019 Youth Awards educational grants program is now accepting applications! The Youth Awards will award students who are the graduating Class of 2020 with up to $3,500 in educational grants to fund their higher education or to fund a community-based project.

Recipients will be selected for their accomplishments in the classroom, community, and for their excellence in various educational categories. Recipients will be celebrated at 10 regional ceremonies across the country including: Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Northern CA, Phoenix, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. (eligible students should apply to the region nearest to their area of residence).

Applicants and recipients will become part of HHF’s network of 100,000+ professionals and funneled into its cycle of leadership pipeline, where we meet America’s priorities in the classroom and workforce.

To be considered, student’s must meet the following criteria:

• Be currently enrolled in high school and graduating in the spring of 2020

• Must have a minimum unweighted 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale or 7.5 on a 10.0 scale

• Must enroll at an accredited higher education institution in 2020-2021

• Be of Hispanic heritage (includes Spain, Brazil, Philippines)

• If selected, attendance to regional ceremony is mandatory and travel is at the recipient’s expense

• Be a U.S. permanent resident, U.S. citizen, or qualify under DACA

The deadline to apply is Tuesday, October 15th. Students can apply at

Please contact or (202)861-9797 ext.114 with any questions.


Cal State LA Early Entrance Program (EEP) Open House

Hello Students and Parents,

The Early Entrance Program at Cal State LA is the only program of its kind in the nation that matriculates qualified students as young as 11 years of age as full-time college students, enabling students to skip their remains years of secondary school and graduate with their baccalaureate degrees within 4 to 5 years.

EEP Admission: Students interested in applying for Fall 2019 must complete two steps:

  1. Complete an EEP Interest Form:
  2. Take an official SAT or ACT exam, and submit qualifying test scores to the EEP by May 1, 2020. To register for this exam, visit:, and select “REGISTER.”


Seniors- Susan Steelman Bragato Scholarship Opportunity


Here is an amazing scholarship opportunity for you all to check out. The California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) will award ten $2,000 scholarships to high school graduates of CCSA member schools. The scholarship is named in honor of Susan Steelman Bragato, the co-founder of the first charter school in California and the founder of the California Network of Educational Charters (which was renamed the California Charter Schools Association in 2003). Susan was one of the first people to recognize the importance of building a strong network of support among charter school leaders statewide.

Selection Criteria:

  • Scholastic record must reflect a proven ability to succeed at the college or university level
  • Student must be a graduating senior from a charter high school that is a current member of the California Charter Schools Association
  • Student must demonstrate need for financial aid

Winners will be required to provide proof of their enrollment into an accredited four-year or two-year public or private university or college.

The application deadline is 11:59 p.m. PST Friday, September 27, 2019.

Fill out the application here:

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