[BHS Etree] COLLEGE/CAREER: Bulletin for Week of Aug. 30, 2013

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  BHS College and Career Center Bulletin 

Friday, August 30, 2013


College and Career Center Hours:  Mon-Fri  8:00 am - 4:00 pm

College Advisor:  Angela Price   <mailto:angelaprice at berkeley.net>
angelaprice at berkeley.net

College Advisor:  Skyler Barton   <mailto:skylerbarton at berkeley.net>
skylerbarton at berkeley.net

Welcome back to school!  We hope you have all enjoyed a great summer.


*SAT Word of the Week:  Sagacious - wise; having insight.




SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, September 18 at 6:30 pm in the BHS Library -
Senior Parent College Information Night - the how-to's of applying.  


Senior Profile:  Due no later than September 5 at 4 pm, in the College and
Career Center (D-221).  This form is only for students applying to private
schools requiring a counselor recommendation.  (The UCs and Cal States don't
require recommendations.) 


College Essay Readers Available:  Starting September 10, there will be a
college essay reader in the College/Career Center during lunch.  


College Advisor's Class Presentations:  Throughout Sep. 9th - 20th, Ms.
Price and Mr. Barton will be conducting class presentations to cover
important aspects of the college application process.  Students will all
receive a folder, complete with important information regarding the fall
semester and the college application process.  In addition, students will
receive a College Application Workbook for Seniors.  


Advising Appointments for Seniors

Sign-up sheets will become available in D-221 on the morning of September
16th.  Seniors may also drop in any day at lunch or after school without an
appointment to have shorter questions answered.  College Advisor
assignments:  Ms. Price - BIHS and AC students with last names L-Z.  Mr.
Barton - AHA, AMPS, CAS, GRN and AC students with last names A-K.



Many college representatives visit Berkeley High's College and Career Center
every year.  Seniors may attend up to 10 of these meetings, with the
permission of the teacher whose class you are missing.  Sign up in advance
in the College and Career Center and pick up a permission slip for obtaining
teacher permission.  The September list is available at
http://bhs.berkeleyschools.net/resources/college-career-center/, and this
calendar will be updated regularly.  We recommend viewing this calendar once
per week.


1:28 PM:  Eugene Lange College, NY


9:57 AM:  University of Pennsylvania, PA

11:40 AM:  Whitman College, WA

12:24 PM:  Clark University, MA

2:32 PM:  Wheaton College, IL


8:27 AM:  Wellesley College, MA

9:31 AM:  Brandeis University, MA

10:40 AM: University of Puget Sound, OR

12:24 PM:  Miami University, OH


9:31 AM:  Agnes Scott, GA

10:40 AM: Hampshire College, MA

1:28 AM: Dominican University, CA


9:31 AM: Wesleyan University, CT


SAT and ACT registration procedures - photos required during registration!:

To produce an honest and fair test-taking environment for all students and
prevent test-taker impersonation, starting this fall the College Board (for
SAT tests) and the ACT testing agency (for the ACT) will require enhanced
security measures for all students taking the college entrance tests.
Students will be required to submit a current, recognizable
head-and-shoulders photo that will be printed on the new photo admission
ticket.  For more information, please visit  <http://www.collegeboard.org/>
www.collegeboard.org or  <http://www.act.org/> www.act.org. 

ACT (Register at  <http://www.act.org/> www.ACT.org) Check website for
complete listing of test dates:  

ACT Test Date:  September 21.  Reg Deadline Aug. 23.  Late fee required Aug.
24 - Sep. 6.

SAT (Register at  <http://www.collegeboard.org/> www.collegeboard.org) Check
website for complete listing of test dates:

SAT Test Date:  October 5.  Registration Deadline Sep. 6. Late fee deadline
Sep. 20.



SAT Prep Class - Begins on Tuesday, September 17 in D220.  The class will
meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:40 - 5:40 pm.  Students must register
in advance in the College/Career Center (D221).  Students can register
before school, during lunch or after school. Limited space is available.

ACT Prep Class - Begins on Monday, September 16 in D220.  The class will
meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:40 - 5:40 pm.  Students must register
in advance in the College/Career Center (D221).  Students can register
before school, during lunch or after school.  Limited space is available.





PSAT REGISTRATION:  Berkeley High School is offering the PSAT on October
19th.  Registration for Juniors will take place during the week of September
16-20, and Sophomores can register during the week of September 23-27.
Registration will take place during the lunch period at the box office next
to the Donahue Gym.  More information will become available early in





Wednesday, September 11, 5:00 - 8:00 pm.  Laney College - 900 Fallon Street
- Oakland.

Students who wish to apply and qualify for "on-the-spot" admissions and
scholarships should bring an official transcript, if available, and a copy
of your ACT/SAT test scores, if taken, for each college application you plan
to complete.  This event is open to all students.  For more information and
to register visit  <http://www.ucangotocollege.org/>
<http://ucangotocollege.org/oakland> http://ucangotocollege.org/oakland  


Admission officers from Emory University, the University of North Carolina
at Chapel Hill, University of Notre Dame, and University of Virginia invite
you and your family to attend a group presentation and Q&A session on
Tuesday, September 10 at 7:00 pm.  Location:  Oakland Marriott City Center.
RSVP to  <http://tinyurl.com/eveningprogram>


Discover Duke:  Duke admissions officers will present information and answer
questions about the university, the admissions process, financial aid, and
much more. Lafayette Library and Learning Center, 3491 Mr. Diablo Blvd,
Lafayette, CA.  Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 4pm. Register at



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