Resources and information for college applicants.
What Colleges Want and Advice for High School Students and their Families When people come into my office to learn about the college process they often ask, “What do colleges really want?” My answer for the last ten years has been universities want students who
View online tours. After you read about a college, take a virtual tour of the campus using www.collegetours.com, www.youtube.com , or the college’s website. Sign up for a virtual information session. A number of colleges are hosting virtual information sessions which include live Q &
Student Synergy Project: Teaching Unlimited Creativity through Lego Building with Students at Project Read
The Student Synergy Project is a meaningful self-directed summer project for high school students. Below is a completed project by one of the student participants.Learn more about the Student Synergy Project The Project: Teaching Unlimited Creativity through Lego Building with Students at Project Read
Steps to Completing your UC Application: Materials You Need: You will need a copy of your transcript, test scores, social security number (optional), CA statewide Student ID (for public HS students) and a credit card. In addition, we recommend going to the UCOP Doorways website
Materials You Will Need: You will need a copy of your most recent transcript and a copy of your test scores from ACT or SAT. You will also need your activities list from the common application or your UC application. Important things to check: The
Late August is the time to be thinking about college interviews. Watch our awesome College Calm 23 minute presentation on how you can prepare for your interview here. It may take you a little time to prepare, but you’ve totally got this! The presentation mentions
During this presentation, we review how to gather data to determine Likely, Target, Reach and Lottery schools, the elements of a balanced list and a student profile example with outcomes. To view the video presentation, click here. Here is a PDF of the slides.
Ever wondered what the form looks like for teachers and how colleges look at recommendations? In addition to LORs, Roxana and Jenny also discuss the best ways to keep track of your college visits. To view the presentation, click here.
Recorded Webinar: Everything you Need to Know about SAT 2 Subject Exams and University Testing Policies
In 30 minutes Jenny Dumas and Roxana Dommer from College Calm cover the topic of SAT 2 Subject Test, when they are needed and how to find college testing requirements. For more resources on testing and specifically SAT Subject Tests, visit our blog.