[BHS Etree] COLLEGE/CAREER Bulletin for Week of Sep. 16
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Mon Sep 16 09:02:41 PDT 2013
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*Collegeand Career Center Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:00 pm***
*CollegeAdvisor: Angela Price angelaprice at berkeley.net
<mailto:angelaprice at berkeley.net>*
*CollegeAdvisor: Skyler Barton skylerbarton at berkeley.net
<mailto:skylerbarton at berkeley.net>*
*New or updated information.
*SAT Word of the Week*: Disparage - to belittle, speak disrespectfully
1. SAVE THE DATE: Wednesday, *September 18 at 6:30 pm* in the BHS
Library. Senior Parent College Information Night -- the how-tos of applying.
2. *Senior Profile*: Was due on September 5th, in the Collegeand Career
Center (D-221). This form is only for students applying tocollegesthat
require a counselor recommendation. (The UCs and CalStates don't require
3. *CollegeEssay Readers*:
*College Essay Reader Schedule beginning 9/16/13: College Essay Readers
will now be available Monday through Thursday from 8:00-9:00 AM, during
the lunch period, and after 6^th period (3:40 PM).Essay Readers will
also be available on Friday mornings at 8:00 AM and during the lunch
period (not after school).
4. *CollegeAdvisor's Class Presentations*: Throughout Sep. 9th --
20th,Ms. Price and Mr. Barton will be conducting class presentations
tocover important aspects of thecollegeapplication process. Studentswill
all receive a folder, complete with important informationregarding the
fall semester and thecollegeapplication process.
5. *Advising Appointments for Seniors*: Sign-up sheets are now available
in theCollege& Career Center.Seniors may also drop in any day at lunch
or after 6th period withoutan appointment to have shorter questions
*CollegeAdvisor****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.
Manycollegerepresentatives visit Berkeley High'sCollegeand CareerCenter
every year. In most instances, these are the admissions representatives
who will review the applications of Berkeley High School
students.Seniors may attend up to 10 of these meetings,with the
permission of the teacher whose class you are missing. Permission slips
are available in the CCC and in your senior folders.
The September and October calendar is available
andthis calendar will be updated regularly. Presentations are added on
adaily basis, so we recommend viewing this calendar once per week.
MONDAY, SEP. 16
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
TUESDAY, SEP. 17
8:27 AM: WellesleyCollege, 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
WEDNESDAY, SEP. 18
8:30 AM: Barnard College, NY
9:31 AM: Agnes Scott, GA
10:40 AM: Hampshire College, MA
1:28 AM: Dominican University, CA
FRIDAY, SEP. 20
9:31 AM: Wesleyan University, CT
*TUESDAY, SEP. 24
12: 24 PM:Swarthmore College, PA
WEDNESDAY, SEP. 25
8:27 AM: Macalester College, MN
9:30 AM:Saint Mary's College, CA
12:24 PM: Skidmore College, NY
THURSDAY, SEP. 26
9:30 AM: Northeastern University, MA
FRIDAY, SEP. 27
12:24 PM: Humboldt State University, CA (1)
2:30 PM: Humboldt State University, CA (2)
*SAT and ACT registration procedures*- Photos required during registration!
ACT (Register atwww.ACT.org <http://www.ACT.org/>) - Check website for
complete listing of test dates.
ACT Test Dates:
October 26. Reg Deadline Sep. 27. Late feedeadline Oct. 11.
December 14. Reg Deadline Nov. 8. Late fee deadline Nov. 22.
SAT (Register atwww.collegeboard.org <http://www.collegeboard.org/>) -
Check website for completelisting of test dates.
SAT Test Dates:
October 5. Registration Deadline Sep. 6. Late feedeadline Sep. 20.
Nov. 2. Registration deadline Oct. 3. Late fee deadline Oct. 18.
Dec. 7. Registration deadline Nov. 8. Late fee deadline Nov. 22.
*FREE SAT AND ACT PREP CLASSES (SENIORS ONLY FOR THE FALL SEMESTER):***
SAT Prep Class -- Begins on Tuesday, September 17 in D220. The classwill
meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:40 -- 5:40 pm. Studentsmust
register in advance in the College/Career Center (D221).*This class is
ACT Prep Class -- Begins on Monday, September 16 in D220. The classwill
meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:40 -- 5:40 pm. Studentsmust
register in advance in the College/Career Center (D221).Students can
register before school, during lunch or after school.Limited space is
*JUNIORS & SENIORS***
*SAT**1**01*: 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 theSAT.
You'll get the basics on content, structure, and strategy to be ready
Course # 147517
Location: The Princeton Review---Berkeley 2505 Channing Way, Berkeley,
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 1
800 273 8439 <tel:1%20800%20273%208439>to register.
1- Go to Princetonreview.com
2- Click onSAT
3- Search by zip code and enter 94705
4- Click onSAT 1015hr course 
5- Enter promo code BHS$80BOOT
*If you have any problems with the online registration, please call
Princeton Review at1-800-273-8439 <tel:1-800-273-8439>or contact
Princeton Review atSHauser at review.com <mailto:SHauser at review.com>for
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.
*SOPHOMORES AND JUNIORS***
*PSAT REGISTRATION*: Berkeley High School is offering the PSAT onOctober
*The fee for the test is $20.Juniors who receive free or reduced lunch
pay $5.There are no fee waivers for Sophomores.
Sign-ups for Juniors are Sept 16-20 and for Sophomores, sign-ups are
Sept. 23-27. Students will sign-up at the Donahue Gym ticket windows
during lunch (11:40 - 12:15) and after school to 4 p.m.Payment may be
cash, check or money order (checks should be made out to Berkeley High
*ALL GRADE LEVELS***
1. *Discover Duke*: Duke admissions officers will present information
andanswer 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
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