College Counseling

Colleges that Change Lives Virtual Exploration

Hello DVD Senior families, This upcoming week Colleges That Change Lives will be hosting 4 days of presentations and information sessions with 42 Colleges That Change Lives. This is free for students and their parents. This is a great opportunity to learn more about these schools and attend information sessions on the college application process.




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UCLA Virtual Fall Open House

Hello DVD families, Here is some information on UCLA’s annual Fall Open House for prospective freshman and transfer students! Virtually explore UCLA via social media and a series of live interactive events to include: Freshman, Transfer & International Admission Sessions Live Virtual Campus Tours (English & Spanish) Financial Aid & Housing Presentations Academic Departments &




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National Performing Arts College Fair

Hello Seniors! We’re excited to let you know about an opportunity for music, dance and theatre students to connect with admission representatives from colleges across the country, including from the USC Thornton School of Music, Kaufman School of Dance, and School of Dramatic Arts.  The National Performing Arts College Fairs presented by the Music Admissions




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Upcoming Virtual College Visits

Hello designers! This is a quick announcement to let you all know that we already have some virtual college rep visits lined up for Design! Who: Seniors and Juniors   Please look below for a quick glance at some of the colleges and universities that will be visiting Design virtually! Students should be able to register for




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Fall 2020 El Camino College Virtual Classes

Hello DVD parents and students!  Here is some information on two college courses that students can take through El Camino College this fall. Who: Juniors and Seniors from DVC, DVD, and DVS. What: College courses at Da Vinci, through El Camino College. Courses meet transfer requirements for all Cal State and U.C. campuses, as well




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Cal Grant Opt Out

Dear Rising Seniors & Parents, A Cal Grant is money for college you don’t have to pay back. Cal Grants can be used at any University of California, California State University or California Community College, as well as qualifying independent (private) and career colleges or technical schools in California. To qualify, you must apply for




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Requesting final transcripts – Parchment: Digital Credential Services

Hello Srs! Da Vinci schools is now partnering with Parchment: Digital Credential Services. Parchment provides you with the ability to request official transcripts online and have them sent electronically and securely to the colleges, universities, or scholarship programs that you select. Soon you will receive an email with your registration code and instructions on how




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Headspace App Free for LA Country Residents

Hello DVD Parents and Students, Headspace is a great resource for you and students during this time and they are offering its services for free to all LA County Residents. At Headspace, they like to think of meditation as exercise for the brain. Through meditation, we can build up areas of our brain and actually rewire




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Class of 2020 Virtual College Acceptance Board

Hello DVD Family, We would like to congratulate all of our Seniors on their college acceptances. We know that you have all worked hard and it has paid off. We are so proud of you! Please click here  for our virtual acceptance board. – DVD Counselors Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn




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Virtual College Exploration Week

Hello Jrs, As you are using your time at home to get ahead of the college application process before Sr year, here is a great week of college exploration to assist you in your search for colleges that are a good fit for you. Strive Virtual College Exploration Week Monday, April 20 – Thursday, April




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