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Resources and information for college applicants.

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 From the Student: “I started out thinking about how to provide more people with an inexpensive LEGO building experience. I ended up building a curriculum and teaching students at my

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Tips for completing your University of California Application

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 to see the course listings for your school. This will help you determine which classes should be entered for each A-G requirement and if the class is considered honors. You

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What you need to know about the Coalition Application

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 Coalition Application interacts in a different way or not at all with Naviance. Be sure to check with your school counselor regarding Letters of Recommendation and your Transcript (for the

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Preparing for your College Interview

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 a few different resources you will find below. Prep Scholar– has a list of college the require and recommend interviews College Essay Guy– 2 page guide for preparing for the

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Recorded Webinar: How to Create a Balanced College List

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.

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