DVD College Counseling

FAFSA Workshop: Monday, Dec. 11th at DVD

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

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Junior Families: Sign up for Group Family Meetings with your student’s college counselor

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

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El Camino College Open House (Wed, Nov. 15th)

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

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Warning: Potential Cal Grant Phone Call Scam

Dear Families, It has been brought to our attention that a student was notified via phone that they were awarded a Cal Grant. The student was directed to call another number and provide more information. Please note that this is NOT how the Cal Grant Awards are distributed to students. If you have any questions,

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Black College Fair

Stepping in the Right Direction presents Black College Fair Long Beach Convention Center Saturday, November 11, 2017 2:00pm – 6:00pm    

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Cal State Dominguez Hills – Super Saturday

Cal State Dominguez Hills will be hosting Super Saturday – African American College and Career Summit Saturday, October 28, 2017 – 8:30am to 2pm Loker Student Union 1000 E. Victoria Street, Carson, CA 90747 The purpose of the CSUDH African-American Initiative is to increase college preparation, enrollment, and graduation rates for African-American students.   •

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Multicultural Student Fair at Vista Mar School: Sunday, October 15th

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

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Senior Families- Sign up for your Individual Senior Family Meetings with your student’s College Counselor!

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

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College Knowledge Night Update: Presentations

Thank you to all the parents and students who attended Da Vinci’s College Knowledge Night on April 27th. We hope Da Vinci families learned more about college applications, college types, and other information about finding the right college. We had a great turnout from families, colleges, and organizations.    Below you can find the presentations

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College Commitment date is Monday, May 1st

Students/parents, Don’t forget that Monday, May 1st at midnight is the date that you have to say ‘yes’ to a four year college in order for them to hold your spot for you.  Most colleges usually want you to complete an online form and pay a deposit as well. Here are a few things to

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