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College Fest 2021 Welcome Flyer

Join us at 9:00 am for a Welcome and Introduction from

  • LDNE Superintendent, Andres Chait
  • LAVC President, Dr. Barry Gribbons
  • Board President - Distrcit 6, ​Kelly Gonez
  • LAUSD Board District 3, Scott Schmerelson

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WORKSHOPS

We have a number of workshops planned to help you get the information you need to access college and to succeed!
All Workshop and College Links Will Be Live on the Day of the Event

Workshop 1
9:30am - 10:20am
Workshop 2
10:30am - 11:20am
CSU Application and General Information Description CSU Application and General Information (Spanish) Description
University of California Admissions Overview Description University of California Admissions Overview Description
Paying for College - Financial Aid 101 (English & Spanish) Description Paying for College - Financial Aid 101 (English & Spanish) Description
Fall PreK-12 African American Parent Empowerment Summit Description Fall PreK-12 African American Parent Empowerment Summit Description
CA Community Colleges - The Promise Description CA Community Colleges - Support Programs Description
Why EOP? The Importance of Writing Strong EOP Statement and Tips on Making it Easy! Description Why EOP? The Importance of Writing Strong EOP Statement and Tips on Making it Easy! Description
Understanding Highly Selective College Admissions Description Understanding Highly Selective College Admissions Description
Child Family and Education Careers and Academic Pathways at LA Mission College Description Child Family and Education Careers and Academic Pathways at LA Mission College Description
    DACA Updates Description
  Making Your UC Insight Question Stand Out on the UC Application  
Special Session 3
Rally the Valley for Black Excellence and Empowerment!
Description
 

COLLEGE FAIR

Be sure to visit the colleges below to get information about programs and services they offer.
Colleges will be available between 9:00am and Noon on Saturday, September 18, 2021.
All College Links Will Go Live the Day of the Event

University of California California State University CA Private Schools CA Community College Out of State Schools
UC Berkeley CSU Northridge Woodbury University LA Valley College Drexel University
UC Davis CSU Los Angeles Academy of Art University, San Francisco Pierce College Grand Canyon University
UC Irvine CSU Long Beach California Baptist University LA Trade TECH Northern Arizona University
UC Merced CSU Dominguez Hills California Lutheran University LA Mission College Southern Oregon University
UC Riverside Cal Poly Pomona Columbia College Hollywood   Syracuse University
UC San Diego CSU Channel Islands Holy Names University   The University of New Mexico
UC Santa Barbara CSU Bakersfield Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising   University of Alaska, Fairbanks
UC Santa Cruz CSU Chico Fresno Pacific University  
  CSU East Bay Laguna College of Art & Design  
  Fresno State Marymount California University  
  CSU Monterey Bay Menlo College  
  Sacramento State Mount Saint Mary's University  
  CSU Stanislaus Otis College of Art & Design  
  San Francisco State University Saint Mary's College of California  
  Cal Poly San Luis Obispo Soka University  
  Cal Maritime University University of San Diego  
  Humboldt State University University of La Verne  
  University of Redlands  
  University of San Francisco  
    University of the West  
  Vanguard University  
  Whittier College  
  William Jessup University  

Workshop Descriptions

CSU Application and General Info: General overview of the California State University system and new application - Cal State Apply.

Understanding Highly Selective College Admissions: Guide to understanding what factors are used by highly competitive colleges in determining admissions.

Paying for College - Financial Aid 101: A guide on how to plan for paying for college and the financial aid process.

Fall PreK-12 African American Parent Empowerment Summit: The Village Nation Partnership extends warmest greetings to you and your family. We hope all are safe and well. We salute you for all you have done and are doing to help your child have a positive experience with distance learning. If you’re looking for tips and strategies to improve your child’s learning experience, join us for the Fall PreK-12 African American Parent Summit and Black Student Forum on Saturday, September 12.

The University of California Admissions: In this workshop, you will learn about the 9 campuses of the University of California, First Year and Transfer admissions requirements, majors, financial aid, and more.

Community College Support Programs at LAVC: The session will include representatives from TRiO, Puente, Student Life, DRC, EOPS and Guardian Scholars discussing the programs to help you succeed in community college.

CA Community Colleges - The Promise: Learn about the variety of programs offered at California Community Colleges. We will talk about Transfer, Certificates, Degrees, and the College Promsie.

CA Dream Act Application: Dreamers, come learn about the Dream Act application process.

Why EOP? ; The Importance of Writing Strong EOP Statement and Tips on Making it Easy! This workshop focuses on the importance of students applying for EOP when applying to the CSU, the benefits of EOP and how to answer the EOP questions

Make Your College Application Essay Stand Out: Tips on how to make yourself a desireable applicant through your college essay.

Rally the Valley for Black Excellence and Empowerment! 2020 – year of pandemic, school closure, racial unrest and a pivotal election – all at once. The Black Family and Student Forums are a space to lift every voice, renew our collective energies and draw strength from our legacy of resilience as we face these challenges together. Celebrate change agents across the generations who have continued to inspire and advance the cause of racial justice. Help set priorities for the action agenda to promote African American student achievement in 2020-21 and beyond!

Child Family and Education Careers and Academic Pathways at LA Mission College: Learn about the career options in education. Sessions will cover certificate, degrees, and transfer options if you are interested in working with children, families, and education.