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Upcoming Free Events from The Princeton Review

Hello Students and Parents,

Here are some upcoming events that The Princeton Review are offering to students. These are great opportunities for students to practice taking the ACT or the SAT tests before taking the final one.

ACT Practice Test Princeton Review – Westwood Los Angeles 1/25/2020
SAT Practice Test University of Phoenix – Pasadena Pasadena 2/1/2020
SAT Practice Test The Princeton Review – Westlake Village Westlake Village 2/8/2020
ACT Practice Test Princeton Review – Westwood Los Angeles 2/9/2020
SAT Practice Test Princeton Review – Westwood Los Angeles 2/15/2020
ACT Practice Test The Princeton Review – Westlake Village Westlake Village 2/16/2020
SAT Practice Test The Princeton Review – Westlake Village Westlake Village 2/22/2020
SAT Practice Test The Princeton Review – Palos Verdes Palos Verdes 2/22/2020
ACT Practice Test Princeton Review – Westwood Los Angeles 2/23/2020
ACT Practice Test The Princeton Review – Westlake Village Westlake Village 2/29/2020
SAT Practice Test Princeton Review – Westwood Los Angeles 2/29/2020
SAT Practice Test University of Phoenix – Pasadena Pasadena 3/1/2020




STEM Goes Red Program

Hello Students and Parents,

The American Heart Association’s STEM Goes Red program application is now open. This program is a free enrichment program available to female high school students at all grade levels.

STEM Goes Red participants will have the opportunity to learn about STEM with an emphasis in science and health. Through this program, participants will be provided experiences and resources such as job shadowing at hospitals and research labs, an online learning portal to learn about how STEM is applied, access and interaction to executive women leaders within the community. We will also have optional ways for the students to also engage over the summer, into the following school year and beyond.

The application is due on Wednesday Jan 30, 2020. You can apply and find more info on the attached flyer.

STEM Goes Red 2020 Student Info

Scholarship Opportunity – Warner Bros. Reach Honorship

Hi Students and Parents!

Here is another scholarship opportunity for students to consider. Warner Bros. Entertainment award internship-scholarship packages, known as Honorships, to graduating high school seniors interested in the entertainment industry.

Honorships include:

  • Full-time, paid summer internships at the company each summer while in college.
  • A $5,000 college scholarship, distributed evenly over four years
  • Mentoring and networking opportunities with entertainment industry professionals

Who is eligible?

  • Be a graduating high school senior in Burbank or Los Angeles County. Animation applicants must be a high school senior in the United States.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 upon graduation
  • Plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university
  • Be passionate about a career in the business of entertainment or animation
  • Have effective verbal and written communication skills

Applications are due MONDAY FEBRUARY 24, 2020 

Scholarship Opportunity- LAX Kiwanis Club Foundation

Hello Students and Parents,

Each year, the LAX Kiwanis donate college scholarships to applicants who qualify for both merit and need from a number of local high schools. The Kiwanis raise the money for these scholarships through their Annual Golf Tournament. The scholarships range in value up to $2500 each and will be determined each year based on the applications submitted. Please fill out the application attached.

Application is due no later than March 1st. 

Long Beach Black College Fair

Hi All,

The Long Beach Black College Fair is an event for ALL students in Elementary and Middle School, High School and Community College. Come out and meet black college recruiters, students and alumni.

There will be:

  • 50+ HBCUs participating.
  • Learn about Historically Black College and Universities (HBCU).
  • Speak to the HBCU Reps and Admissions Process.
  • SAT, Personal Statement, Financial aid and Scholarship Workshops.
  • Find out about how to attend a Black College Tour.



TIME: 12:00PM – 4:00PM


To Register click here.

Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program

Hello Seniors,

The Jackie Robinson Foundation (JRF) Scholarship program addresses the financial needs of college students and provides extensive, hands-on mentoring and support services. Once chosen from a national, selective application process, Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholars receive a generous four-year grant to attend the undergraduate school of their choice and enroll in JRF’s celebrated “42 Strategies for Success Curriculum”.  This four-year program guides JRF Scholars to effectively navigate their college environments, explore career options, develop leadership skills, and embrace a commitment to service. The program also promotes the values and character traits embodied in the heroic life of the Foundation’s namesake, encouraging Scholars to positively impact the lives of others.

The JRF scholarship is awarded to outstanding high school graduates who plan to earn a baccalaureate degree from an accredited, four-year college or university. Additional fellowships are given to JRF Scholars to pursue opportunities to work and study abroad (Rachel Robinson International Fellowship) and for post-graduate education (Extra Innings Fellowship).

Application Opens: November 1, 2019

Application Deadline: February 1, 2020

To apply and for more info click here. 

Design4Minds Hackathon

Hello all!

BUILD and ScaleLA have an awesome opportunity for students to participate in Design4Minds, a design project alongside tech and healthcare companies. No technical expertise is necessary. Students will be working with a team of peers and college mentors to ideate, prototype, iterate & test solutions with support from an executive coach on the topic of mental health. High school students are invited to participate in a workshop on Nov. 9th from 10am-5pm at Scale LA (3415 S Sepulveda Blvd 10th Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90034and receive mentorship from college students and corporate professionals. The professional coaches are from top LA-based tech companies like Google, Headspace, Dollar Shave Club, and DailyLook. The Design4Minds hackathon culminates with a final pitch event in early December. More info is below and attached. This is a great resume builder and networking event for students.

SIGN UP: Interested students should SIGN UP using this form by Oct. 31st.

More info found here: Design4Minds_ScaleLAFoundation_HSLevel

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Hi Students,

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Institute awards more than $1 million in college scholarships to exceptional student leaders each year. High school seniors nationwide who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship are invited to apply for the 2020 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program. This program annually provides college-bound students with $10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 total per recipient – and supports them as they lead and serve in college and beyond. Help put promising young leaders in the running to join our 10th class of Scholars.

The application deadline is Jan 3, 2020; for eligibility requirements and to apply click here.

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.

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