Come to DVD’s campus and get help filling out the FAFSA!
El Camino College financial aid representatives will be on campus assisting families with filling out the FAFSA. Come and leave having submitted your FAFSA!
When: December 11th from 5:00pm-6:30pm
Where: DVD – Patrick’s room (4107)
In order to fully submit the FAFSA, you must apply for an FSA ID first, and will need it to clear with the government. You can do that now at: https://fsaid.ed.gov and come to the workshop with this information and the FSA ID cleared.
Please arrive by 5:00 in order to get the most help and submit it by 6:30pm.
- 2016 tax returns, W2, and record of money earned
- Bring your and your student’s social security number
Dear Da Vinci Design Junior Families and Students,
From the end of November and through December, college counselors will be holding small family meetings with junior families and students from their caseloads. In these meetings, counselors will discuss:
- How to build your college list
- Scholarship Opportunities
- College entrance exams (SAT/ACT) and test prep
- What to expect for 12th grade
- Summer Experiences
- Important college admission requirements
- What to expect for life after high school
- And much more! Individual questions will also be answered during this time
Families, sign-up to meet with your counselor via the provided link (make sure to sign up with your student’s appropriate college counselor) It is expected that all students sign up for a family meeting.
- Pam Baker: Students with Last Names A-GL:
- Rachel Fusco: Students with Last Names Go-O:
- Erin Knott: Students with Last Names P-Z:
Sign-up days and times are first come first served, so sign up early to get a time slot most convenient to you. Each meeting time is limited to a certain number of families.
Please let us know if you have any questions. Below find our email addresses:
- Pam: email@example.com
- Rachel: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Erin: email@example.com
Dear Da Vinci Design Student,
El Camino College will be hosting a festive and informative open house on Wednesday, November 15, 2017. Stop by anytime between 5:30-8:30 p.m. and join ECC as they invite students to the El Camino College campus. The event will feature various information sessions, a resource fair, twilight campus tours, and all-around fun for students and parents alike.
Session topics include:
- Financial Aid and Scholarships
- Parent Workshop
- Transfer Strategies
- Career and Technical Education
For more information and to RSVP, please visit: bit.ly/ecccollegenight
Da Vinci Students,
You’re invited to Vista Mar School’s Multicultural Student Far! This fair offers the opportunity to meet college represents from around the country.
The fair will be on Sunday, October 15th from 2:00-5:00 pm. Don’t miss it!
College Fair 2017 Flyer – Vista Mar
Learn about various aspects of college at this event, co-sponsored by the American Association of University Women [AAUW], the Tech Trek Alumni Committee [TTAC], and the Torrance Library. Please click on the attachment for more information and to RSVP!
college prep 101 flyer
Veterans of Foreign (VFW) is hosting a scholarship contest. The national 1st place winner will receive $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the university/college/trade/vocational school. Other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first place winner from each state VFW department wins an all expense paid trip to Washington DC. Deadline to enter is October 31, 2017. The theme this year is “American History: Our Hope for the Future”. Please see attachment for complete rules and application.
VFW scholarship rules and application
Da Vinci Design’s College Counselors will be holding individual senior family meetings throughout the month of September. Sign up early to reserve a day/time most convenient for you. An informational handout will be given to your student.
In the meetings, your counselor will discuss with you and your student:
- Post secondary plans
- Refining college list
- College Entrance Exams
- FAFSA/CSS Profile
- Alternative post high school options as appropriate
- Important dates/deadlines
- College Applications
- Any individual questions you may have
Click on the link below to sign up for your meeting via your counselor’s Sign Up Genius (Make sure you sign up for meetings with the appropriate counselor, caseload is divided based off last names).
Pamela Baker (Last names A-GL):
Rachel Fusco (Last names Go-O):
Erin Knott (Last names P-Z):
We look forward to meeting with you!
Click on the links below to check out a couple of Summer Program opportunities! Remember, spend you Summer doing something you can put on your college application- be involved! See you counselor with any questions.
Diamond in the Raw Film Summer Program info sheet
UCLA Extension Money Skills for Teens_SU17
UCLA Extension Money Skills for Teens scholarship application
Still need help completing and submitting your FAFSA or Dream Act application? El Camino College is hosting several FAFSA and Dream Act application workshops this Spring you can attend! Remember, either the FAFSA or Dream Act needs to be submitted in order for your Senior to receive the best financial aid package possible! Click on the link below for the flyer and more info:
ECC FAFSA and Dream Act workshop flyer
El Camino College also has a Financial Aid Lab on campus to assist you with many different financial aid services, such as making corrections to your FAFSA/Dream Act or accessing the Cal Grant website. Click on the link below for their flyer and more info:
ECC Financial Aid lab services flyer