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College Fair – Sunday 7/28/19 (for students entering grades 10-12)

Colleges That Change Lives College Fair

Sunday, July 28, 2019
11:00 AM & 3:00 PM

(The two programs are identical. Please plan to attend only one.)

Hilton Universal City Ballrooms A-D
555 Universal Hollywood Dr, Los Angeles, CA 91608

Schedule

This event begins with an enlightening 30-minute presentation on today’s college search process, followed immediately by a college fair that lasts for approximately 1.5 hours. Students and families are able to collect information from and speak directly with admission representatives from the colleges and universities that inspired the book Colleges That Change Lives.

Registration

The event is free of charge. Students and families are invited. This is a GREAT opportunity for rising 10-12th grade students to learn more about the college application process. Students are encouraged to register in advance (but you can also register at the event)

www.ctclfair.org

SAT/ACT Prep

Dear DVD Families,

Da Vinci is once again offering an SAT/ACT Prep course to its students through PJ Test Prep, a small Test Prep and Tutoring company based in the south bay. They have been in business since 2005 and have been offering SAT/ACT prep with Da Vinci for many years and they do a great job!

The course, open to students from all DV high schools, will be two weeks, from Monday July 29th through Friday, August 9th. 

There will be practice tests from 10:00am-2:10pm on:

  • Monday 7/29
  • Thursday 8/1
  • Thursday 8/8.

The classes will run from 10:00-12:30pm:

  • Tuesday 7/30
  • Wednesday 7/31
  • Friday 8/2
  • Monday 8/5
  • Tuesday 8/6
  • Wednesday 8/7
  • Friday 8/9.

Students are expected to attend all 10 days. The course, normally valued at $500, costs only $50 per student! Partial scholarships are available, so please don’t let the cost stop you from signing up!

Click here to sign up!

After signing up, students pay the $50 course fee to their school’s office. Please make checks out to “Da Vinci Schools” and write “Test Prep” on the memo line. Contact Liz at evalle@davincischools.org for details or to request a scholarship.

WLA College Course – Cinema 003

Hello Designers!

DVD will be offering Cinema 003 as a college course this semester!

Who: All grade levels

What: College course at Da Vinci Design, through West. L.A. Community College. Course will meet transfer requirements for all Cal State and U.C. campuses, as well as most private colleges and universities.

Why: Get a jump on your college credits! If you do well, it also looks great on your college applications.

Cost: FREE to all high school students. The state of California and Da Vinci Schools pick up the costs, including textbook fees. Donations to help cover the cost of the textbooks for families that are able to are appreciated.

Monday and Wednesday from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Class starts on 01/22 @ DVD in room 4101

CINEMA 003: HISTORY OF MOTION PICTURE – 3 units, UC: CSU transferable
History of the development of motion pictures, with examples, from their beginnings to the present day. Emphasis is placed on the American feature film. Classics and important films from the birth of the medium to the present time are screened and discussed with regard to their cultural influence. The course follows the evolution of the art, industry and technology of movie making.

There will be a mandatory registration with the WLA College rep on Wednesday, January 16 from 12:30 to 1:30pm at DVD in room 4101. All students will need to have the dual enrollment form completed and signed by their parents prior to registration. Please see your counselor for the dual enrollment form.
***Please note that these are college courses, taught by college instructors. All students must show their counselor and administrators the academic skills and accountability necessary to be in these courses. Students must abide by the college policies, including regarding absences and tardies.

Explore Occidental College

Hello Senior Families!

Occidental College would like to invite you to “Explore Occidental” on Friday, November 9, 2018. Students and families are invited to visit the campus on Occidental’s fall preview day. To register please visit oxy.edu/explore-occidental and for further information please see flyer below:

Explore Occidental

 

Thank you!

Counseling Team

Visiting Colleges

Hello Senior Parents!

 

We just wanted to inform you of the colleges that have visited our campus so far:

University of Oregon

Goucher College

Northern Arizona University

Vanderbilt University

Beloit College

California State University, Dominguez Hills

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Azusa Pacific University

University of California, San Diego

Muhlenberg College

Oregon State University, Cascades

Cornish College of the Arts

Marymount California University

Southern California Institute of Architecture

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

University of Maryland, College Park

Purchase College, SUNY

Xavier University of Louisiana

University of California, Santa Cruz

University of California Merced

Loyola Marymount University

Pennsylvania State University

University of California, Santa Barbara

Syracuse University

 

Below is also a list of all the colleges that will be visiting soon:

Smith College (Tue. October 16, 2018)

Bennington College (Wed. October 17, 2018)

Boston University (Wed. October 17, 2018)

University of Massachusetts, Lowell (Mon. October 22, 2018)

Mount Saint Mary’s University (Mon. October 22, 2018)

Chapman University (Tue. October 23, 2018)

University of Southern California (Thu. October 25, 2018)

University of Redlands (Wed. October 31, 2018)

Hawaii Pacific University (Wed. October 31, 2018)

If you have any questions please contact your student’s counselor.

Thank you!

Counseling Team

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