College Counseling

El Camino College Free 5-Week Winter Courses for High School Students

Hello DVD Students and Families! El Camino is offering high school students dual-enrollment classes to take this winter and spring! The Winter 2021 registration appointments begin Thursday, November 19, 2020, for dual enrolled students. The winter term is 5 weeks, January 4–February 4, 2021. (Note: dual enrolled students are limited to 1 course during the winter term).




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West LA Free College Classes for High School Students

Hello DVD Families! West Los Angeles College is offering FREE 5-week college classes for high school students! The Winter 2021 semester begins January 4, 2020. These classes are for students who want to strengthen their skills in English, Math, and Science, explore college and career readiness or get a head start on their UC or CSU general education requirements. Check




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UC Santa Cruz Virtual Open House

Hello DVD Families, UC Santa Cruz will be hosting a virtual open house on Saturday, November 7! To register please click here.  Agenda (all times are Pacific Time) Note: Q&A available with Undergraduate Admissions Representatives from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 8:00-8:30 a.m. – Welcome from Director of Undergraduate Admissions Blia Yang 9:00-10:00 a.m. –




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FAFSA Workshop Tomorrow 11/5

Hi Da Vinci Families, Just a friendly reminder that there will be another FAFSA workshop tomorrow November 5 from 4:30PM-6:00PM. This workshop contains the same information as the previous one hosted last month, but please feel free to attend if you need clarification or a refresher. In this workshop, we will provide a step-by-step explanation




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CSU Dominguez Hills Admissions Presentations and Application Workshops

Hello DVD Parents and Students! This fall California State University, Dominguez Hills is offering admissions presentations daily to students and parents that will explain the opportunities that CSUDH has to offer. These presentations will cover: CSUDH Update Admissions Requirements CSUDH Best Practices When Applying (aka How to Get Admitted) Financial Aid & Scholarships CSUDH Student




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NASSP Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

Hi DVD Parents and Students, Here is a scholarship opportunity for students! The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors middle level and high school students for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.Top honorees earn cash awards and an invitation to the programs national recognition events. Qualifying honorees also receive President’s Volunteer Service




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Hispanic College Fund Camp Virtual Programs

Hello Da Vinci Parents and Students, I’m writing this to share an exciting opportunity that helps students and their parents gain access to virtual HSF College Camp programs, taking place via Zoom. This is a FREE, bilingual, webinar for students in 6th – 12th grade, and their families, where you will receive valuable information about how




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Upcoming: UC Santa Cruz Virtual Open House!

Hi DVD Seniors and Families! UC Santa Cruz will be opening its doors virtually on Saturday, November 7 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Pacific Time for a LIVE Virtual Open House! In this cross-campus event, students and their families will get to experience a wide range of presentations and interactions, including: Faculty presentations from




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FAFSA Workshop

Hello Seniors and Families, This Wednesday, October 7th 4:30pm – 6pm the Da Vinci Counselors from Communications, Design, and Science will be hosting a FAFSA Workshop Night. All College applicants must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) in order to qualify for financial aid (ex. grants, loans, scholarships). The FAFSA opened on




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El Camino College Dual-Enrollment Information Session this Thursday!

Hello DVD Families and Students, I wanted to inform you that this Thursday, October 1 at 6pm, we will be hosting an information session for students and parents that are interested in taking Dual Enrollment courses at El Camino College. As a reminder, through Dual Enrollment students can enroll in El Camino College classes while




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