[BHS Etree] COLLEGE/CAREER: Bulletin for Week of Sep. 9

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Tue Sep 10 13:35:45 PDT 2013

PLEASE do not reply to this email, contact Skyler Barton
skylerbarton at berkeley.net 


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


*New or updated information.



SAT Word of the Week: Disgruntled - dissatisfied due to a feeling of





1. 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.


2. Senior Profile: Was due on September 5th, in the College and Career
Center (D-221). This form is only for students applying to colleges that
require a counselor recommendation. (The UCs and Cal States don't require


3. College Essay Readers Available:  Starting the week of September 9, there
will be a college essay reader in the College/Career Center during lunch. 


*College Essay Reader Schedule beginning 9/16/13:


Monday: 8:00-10:00 AM, Lunch period, 3:40 PM

Tuesday: 8:00-9:00 AM, Lunch period, 3:40 PM

Wednesday: 8:00-900 AM, Lunch period, 3:40 PM

Thursday: Lunch period

Friday: Lunch period


4. 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.


5. Advising Appointments for Seniors:  Sign-up sheets are now available in
the College & Career Center. Seniors may also drop in any day at lunch or
after 6th period 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. Presentations are added on a daily
basis, so we recommend viewing this calendar once per week.



*11:40 AM (lunch period):  Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.),

1:28 PM:  Eugene Lang College, NY



9:57 AM:  University of Pennsylvania, PA

11:40 AM:  Whitman College, WA

1:09 PM:  Clark University, MA

2:47 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

2:32 PM:  Johns Hopkins University, MD



*8:30 AM:  Barnard College, NY

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, 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 Dates: 

October 26.  Reg Deadline Sep. 27. Late fee deadline Oct. 11.

December 14.  Reg Deadline Nov. 8. Late fee deadline Nov. 22.


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

SAT Test Dates:

October 5.  Registration Deadline Sep. 6. Late fee deadline Sep. 20.

Nov. 2.  Registration deadline Oct. 3. Late fee deadline Oct. 18.

Dec. 7.  Registration deadline Nov. 8. Late fee deadline Nov. 22.





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.

*This class is now full.


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.





SAT 101:  Our Berkeley High School College and Career Center is proud to
partner with The Princeton Review to provide interested 11th and 12th grade
students with this intense, two-day workshop on the SAT. You'll get the
basics on content, structure, and strategy to be ready for the SAT.


Course # 147517

Location: The Princeton Review-Berkeley 2505 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA


Date Time

9/21/13 9:00 AM-1:30 PM

9/28/13 2:00 PM-5:00 PM


*Students who wish to register must commit to both Saturday dates


Here are step by step instructions to enroll online. You can also call
<tel:1%20800%20273%208439> 1 800 273 8439 to register.

1-      Go to Princetonreview.com

2-      Click on SAT

3-      Search by zip code and enter 94705

4-      Click on SAT 101 5hr course [147517]

5-      Enter promo code BHS$80BOOT 

*If you have any problems with the online registration, please call
Princeton Review at  <tel:1-800-273-8439> 1-800-273-8439 or contact
Princeton Review at  <mailto:SHauser at review.com> SHauser at review.com for
registration assistance. 

The discounted BHS student registration fee is $99.


**Students who qualify for Free/Reduced Lunch may see Mr. Barton or Ms.
Price in the College and Career Center for information regarding fee
reductions for this event.





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 later this week.





1. U-CAN FALL HBCU (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) COLLEGE

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


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://ucangotocollege.org/oakland>


2. 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>


3. 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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