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El Camino College FAFSA and Dream Act workshops!

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

Junior Reminders

Juniors! Don’t forget that you should test at least once this Spring for the ACT and/or the SAT!

Click on this link to create an account and register for the ACT: http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/registration.html

Remaining ACT dates: June 10 (must register by May 5)

Click on this link to create and account and register for the SAT: https://www.collegeboard.org/

Remaining SAT dates: May 6 (must register by April 7)

June 3 (must register by May 9)

Fee waivers are available for those students who are on Free and Reduced Lunch, just see your counselor! Haven’t applied yet? Click on this link and follow the directions:  http://davincischools.org/lunch.shtml

Don’t forget to use Naviance to research colleges and to build your college list!

Also, keep up those grades! This is your last semester that will be calculated into your CSU/UC GPA, and the last one colleges will see final grades for when you apply in the Fall as a Senior.

As always, see you counselor with any questions!

IEP/504/transfer students= Nicole Cabalar ncabalar@davincischools.org

last names A-K= Karen Grace-Baker kgracebaker@davincischools.org

last names L-Z= Erin Knott eknott@davincischools.org

 

Seniors…DV Extenstion (DVX) Parent Info Session…TONIGHT!

What: DVX Parent Info Session for Seniors and their families

When: TONIGHT (Tuesday February 21) 5:30pm-6:30pm

Where: Ms. Hannouche’s room 103 (9th grade Physics room)

Come and listen to Kim Merritt (DVX Director) discuss all of the wonderful opportunities at DVX, the different pathways, application process, and much more!

Click on the link below for a introduction about DVX:

http://davincischools.org/extension.shtml

Don’t forget- College Fair TONIGHT!

WHAT: Regional Admissions Counselors of California (RACC) will be hosting a College Fair for ALL DV School’s students and families

WHEN: Wednesday January 25th 6pm-7:30pm

WHERE: Dana Middle School’s Multi-Purpose Room; 5504 W. 135th St. Hawthorne CA 90250; just east of DV Science campus

WHO: 50 out of state colleges and universities will be in attendance! Below is a partial list:

American University
Baylor University
Colby Sawyer College
Colorado State University
Columbia College Chicago
Dickinson College
Drew University
Drexel University
Elon University
Embry- Riddle Aeronautical University
Emerson College
Hawaii Pacific University
Marist College
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Miami University
Mississippi State University
Northern Arizona University
Oregon State University
Seton Hall University
Southern Methodist University
Texas Christian University
University of Alabama
University of Arizona
University of Arkansas
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
University of Delaware
University of Glasgow
University of Kansas

Questions? Contact Erin Knott (eknott@davincischools.org) or Nicole Cabalar (ncabalar@davincischools.org)

This Saturday January 21- FREE Cash for College Workshop!

Curious about how to pay for college? Questions about the FAFSA or CA Dream Act applications? If the answer is yes, attend this workshop!

 

What: A FREE Cash for College Workshop

When: This Saturday January 21st

Time: 10am-3pm

Where: CO-OP 8929 S. Sepulveda Blvd. Suite 400 Los Angeles CA 90045

Questions? Call 310-649-1016, or visit their website: http://www.co-opla.org/

Click the link for their flyer: Cash4College 2017 Flyer CO-OP

 

 

 

AB 540/California Dream Act workshop

Do you need help filling out the California Dream Act by the March 2nd deadline? Lizet Salazar, our El Camino College financial aid rep, is hosting a workshop on Saturday January 28th 8am-2pm on El Camino College campus Humanities Room 101. Lizet will provide translation services. Please click on the link below for more info and the flyer:

CA Dream Act 2017-2018

A note from Lizet:

Hola,

Estamos organizando un taller de aplicación AB540/Dream Act para estudiantes futuros el sábado, 28 de enero de 8:00 a.m. hasta las 2:00 de la tarde. La junta va ser en el colegio de El Camino en el salon 101.  Haga click en el enlace de abajo para mas informacion.

CA Dream Act 2017-2018

Estaré ayudando las familias completar su solicitud de Cal Dream Act.

 

 

 

College Fair for DV Schools! Next week!

WHAT: Regional Admissions Counselors of California (RACC) will be hosting a College Fair for ALL DV School’s students and families

WHEN: Wednesday January 25th 6pm-7:30pm

WHERE: Dana Middle School’s Multi-Purpose Room; 5504 W. 135th St. Hawthorne CA 90250; just east of DV Science campus

WHO: 50 out of state colleges and universities will be in attendance! Below is a partial list:

American University 
Baylor University 

Colby Sawyer College

Colorado State University 

Columbia College Chicago 

Dickinson College 

Drew University 

Drexel University 

Elon University 

Embry- Riddle Aeronautical University

Emerson College 

Hawaii Pacific University
Marist College
 
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences 

Miami University 

Mississippi State University

Northern Arizona University 

Oregon State University

Seton Hall University
Southern Methodist University 

Texas Christian University 

University of Alabama

University of Arizona
University of Arkansas

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs

University of Delaware 

University of Glasgow 

University of Kansas 

Questions? Contact Erin Knott (eknott@davincischools.org) or Nicole Cabalar (ncabalar@davincischools.org)

Cash for College’s “College and Career Convention” this Friday Nov. 18 and Sat. Nov. 19

Cash for College is holding a “College and Career Convention” this Friday Nov. 18 and Saturday Nov. 19 at LA Trade Tech. You will be able to attend college prep and career exploration workshops, financial aid seminars, get help on your personal statements, and MUCH more! Please click on the link below for more information and a seminar schedule for each day.

cash-for-college-info-docs

Kaiser Permanente Watts Counseling and Learning Center SAT and ACT Prep Classes

Please see the below attachments regarding the upcoming spring SAT and ACT for Juniors offered at the Kaiser Permanente
Watts Counseling Center, in addition to, other services provided for families.

The spring SAT and ACT prep courses are facilitated by the Princeton Review. These programs will fill-up fast! Contact Tenesha G. Scott, M.A. Educational Counseling Education and Outreach Programs Coordinator at tenesha.g.scott@kp.org with any questions you may have!

sat-prep-class-parent-info-form-and-registration-form

 

Reminder- Seniors- Free FAFSA workshop next Monday!

Seniors! Don’t miss the free FAFSA workshops that are going to be held on DV Design’s campus in conjunction with El Camino College’s Financial Aid rep, Lizet Salazar. Our workshops coincide with the early opening of FAFSA (it opened on October 1). Two dates available:

  1. Monday October 10th 5:30pm-7pm
  2. Wednesday November 9th 5:30-7pm

Both days the workshop will take place in Patrick Hidalgo’s Room, 208. Come on time to get a computer- if you arrive after 6:30pm we cannot guarantee that you will get your FAFSA completed and submitted that evening- doors will be locked at 7pm.

Important! Please apply for and get your FSA ID before attending. Do this at least a week in advance. Receiving you FSA ID beforehand will allow you to sign and submit the FAFSA in it’s entirety the evening you attend. Go to : https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm

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