[BHS Etree] COLLEGE/CAREER: CCC Bulletin, Mar. 10 (Fri)

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*College & Career Center Bulletin for March 10, 2017*

*College Advisor - AC (A-Sm), AHA, CAS, ELN *Melanie Aguas (
melanieaguas at berkeley.net) 510-644-4576 <%28510%29%20644-4576>
*College Advisor - AC (So-Z), AMPS, BIHS, ISP *Angela Price (
angelaprice at berkeley.net) 510-644-6804 <%28510%29%20644-6804>
*Career Advisor *James Dopman (jamesdopman at berkeley.net)
*College Advisor - 9th and 10th graders *Brianna Brooks (
briannabrooks at berkeley.net)
*College and Career Center Assistant *Mary Jacobs (maryjacobs at berkeley.net)
510-644-4583 <%28510%29%20644-4583>

****NEW UPDATES THIS WEEK*** **University of Redlands still accepting
applications (*Deadlines* section)
**Events* section:  BHS College Fair
**Announcements and Resources: * Cal Grant website
*New section specifically for *Summer Programs*, sorted alphabetically by
*Be sure to check the other sections for upcoming deadlines!


*Scholarship Application Deadline Wa Sung Community Service Club – April 3,
Requirements to apply:  Graduating Senior of Asian descent, attending
college in Fall 2017.  Awardees selected based on scholastic achievement,
extracurricular activities, work experience, community service, financial
need. Application includes: essay about social media, transcript, ACT/SAT
scores, letter of recommendation, SAR (Student Aid Report) from FAFSA.
Applications must be postmarked by April 3, 2017.  For more information and
to apply, visit http://www.wasung.org/

*BHS Scholarship List – March Deadlines*


*Attention Seniors**:*   *FAFSA WAS DUE MARCH 2.* Many of you received
notification after filling out your FAFSA that your GPA needs to
be verified in order to be considered for a Cal Grant.  The deadline to do
so is March 2nd.  Ms. Mellion, BHS Registrar, works with the California
Student Aid Commission to electronically upload and verify all of
your GPA information by the deadline.  You do *not* need to take any action
at this time.

*Attention Seniors**:*   *Cal Grants* – To check or access your Cal Grant
information, or see if you received aid, please create an account at the
following website: https://mygrantinfo.csac.ca.gov/logon.asp

 If you need assistance, please contact your College Advisor.

*Attention Seniors: *Please check your portals for colleges you have
applied to.  Many schools will communicate with you directly through that
portal.  Don’t miss pertinent deadlines and updates.

* Scholarship Directory: * http://eastbayconsortium.org/scholarship

* Scholarships for Undocumented Students:  *

*SAT* (Always select to send all scores)
Applying to CSUs: You can list CSUMentor as an SAT score recipient. The SAT
institution code for CSUMentor is 3594. CSUMentor will then store
your scores for ALL CSU campuses to utilize. If you have not
yet sent your scores to either a CSU campus or CSUMentor, you can request
this at www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/sat/reg.html.

*Applying to UCs*:
Choose:  Any (1) UC Campus and it will be shared with all the others

*Applying to Private/Independent School(s)*:
Choose:  The individual school that you will be applying to.

* Note*: The first 4 official score reports are free with your registration

* Applying to CSUs*:  Before you can use the *ACT Scores* Manager, you must
first have arranged for your *scores* to be *sent* to a *CSU* campus. If
you have not yet arranged for your *ACT scores* to be *sent* to a *CSU* campus,
you can learn how to request this at www.actstudent.org/scores/send/index.

Choose:  Any (1) CSU Campus
Then use ACT Scores Manager:  Release Eligible ACT Scores to other schools
through CSU Mentor after your score is received.

*Applying to UCs*:  Report ACT and/or SAT *scores* on your admissions
application, then request that an official copy of the *scores* be *sent* to
us from the testing agency.  You can have your official *score* report
*sent* to one *UC* campus, and all campuses you apply to will receive it.

*Applying to Private/Independent School(s):*
Choose: The individual school that you will be applying to.

*Note*:  The first 4 official score reports are free with your registration
fee.  Only scores from one test date will be sent.


Colleges recognize that standardized test results are not always a very
good indicator of a student’s success in college and later life. There are
colleges and universities nationwide that have made standardized tests
optional.  A list of these colleges can be found at:



*Seniors, your FAFSA was due 3/2.  If you need assistance checking it,
please see your College Advisor.*

*University of Redlands still accepting applications!*
While their Regular Decision deadline was on January 15th, theyr are
continuing to accept applications for the Fall 2017 semester via the Common
Application. If you are interested in applying to a small, liberal arts and
sciences institution in Southern California, they welcome your application
at this time. The admissions counselors would be happy discuss their
application process and timeline with students. Contact them at
admissions at redlands.edu or (800) 455-5064 with any questions.

*The Lowcountry Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications Electronics
Association (AFCEA) Scholarship*

*Deadline:  March 17, 2017 *See attached application.

*Scholarship Application Deadline Berkeley Community Fund Scholarship -
March 23, 2017*

Eligibility: Graduating Seniors, 2.5 GPA, AB540 students eligible, must be
committed to enroll in a 4-year accredited college/university for Fall 2017
(not Gap year).  Low-income, first generation college studens are
encouraged to apply.  Services offered:  $16,000 scholarship awarded over 4
years. Individual mentor, designated College Success Manager, college
counseling, life skills training, and a supportive community.  Interested
students enrolling at community college can email Lynn Walker at
lynn at berkfund.org.  Apply at
https://highhopesscholars.communityforce.com/Login.aspx.  Read about the
Berkeley Fund at http://berkfund.org/

*Scholarship Application Deadline Anita Baskerville-Harris Award (Alpha
Kappa Alpha), March 24, 2017 *Awarded to outstanding African-American high
school seniors.  Students must have a 3.0, and be a resident of one of the
following counties Alameda, Contra Costa, Santa Clara, San Francisco, or
Solano.  Application must include a personal statement and 2 letters of
recommendation.  For more information and to apply, visit

*Scholarship Application Deadline*

*CAA/ESA Youth Scholarship -** March 24, 2017*
*Eligibility requirements:* Seniors who have a father, mother, or natural
guardian who is a full-time paid member of the police or sheriff’s
department or fire department.  Parent/guardian may also be a volunteer of
a fire department.
*Application requirements:* Essay, transcripts, proof of acceptance to a
college, proof of parent’s occupation, SAT or ACT test scores, resume,
letter of recommendation.
*For more information and to apply, please visit
http://www.caaonline.org/2017-information-and-application/ or call

*Scholarship Application Deadline Hearthstone Housing Foundation
Scholarship - March 31, 2017*
Requirements to apply:  Be from low-income household or demonstrate
financial need, 3.0 GPA, available for a phone interview in May 2017, be a
resident of a Hearthstone Housing Foundation property (see website).  For
more information and to apply, visit

*Scholarship Application Deadline Great Clips Cosmetology Scholarships –
March 31, 2017 *http://jobs.greatclips.com/page/show/schools


*UOP School of Dentistry – Dental Camp 2017 Saturday, March 11, 2017, **9:00am
– 1:30pm*

*University of the Pacific School of Dentistry 155 Fifth St, San Francisco,
CA 94103*
Free camp for middle school and high school student interested in the
dentistry field.  Learn about how people find careers as a dentist, dental
hygienist, dental assistant, and dental lab technician.  Learn about the
art of dentistry, how oral health is linked to overall health, and
participate in hands-on activities.   Continental lunch and breakfast
served. For more information and to register, visit

*NACAC National College Fair **Saturday, April 29, 2017*

*, 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cow Palace – Daly City, CA *A free college fair,
open to the public.  Learn about, and meet representatives from, all types
of colleges all over the country!  For more information and to register,

*BHS College Fair **Sunday, April 30, 2017*

*, 10:00am to 3:00 p.m. Berkeley High School Jacket Gym *The *Case Studies
Workshop* will be held in C Building classrooms from 10am-11:30am. It will
give you a firsthand understanding of how college admissions officers
determine who they admit. College admissions counselors will go over
several sample college applications to give students an overview of
what college admissions officers look for, how they determine entry, and
how to present yourself in your own college applications. This free event
requires *pre-registration* and is open to BHS juniors accompanied by one
adult (space is limited). Registration will be available soon! The
*College Fair* will be held in the Jacket Gym from 1pm-3pm. College
representatives from over 70 colleges, universities, and community colleges
will be available to answer your questions, get to know you, and provide
information material about their programs. *BHS Student ID Required!  *Expect
more information in the coming weeks!


*Pomona College Department of Music Wants Student-Musicians *Pomona College
is proud to offer what they believe is the best of both worlds – a
conservatory-caliber music education incorporated within one of the finest
liberal arts colleges in the nation. Few places can offer students the
chance to learn from world-class musicians while enjoying the freedom of
intellectual exploration as part of a student body ripe with academic
curiosity, passion and openness.
Learn about our performance opportunities (ensembles and private lessons),
and our other courses in music theory, music history, composition and
ethnomusicology on their website:
Students who are planning to visit the College and who want to attend a
rehearsal and/or speak with a faculty member about the program should
contact a faculty member through this page:

*Carpe Diem Education *Three-month and yearlong Gap Year programs focused
on community, cultural immersion, service learning, and adventure.
Students may also have the opportunity to earn college credit and access
financial aid during their program through Carpe Diem Education’s
partnership with Portland State University. For more information: Call
877-285-1808, visit https://www.carpediemeducation.org/ or email
info at carpediemeducation.org

*Rustic Pathways Travel/Gap Year Programs *Rustic Pathways Gap Year
programs each last for one semester and are designed to provide different
opportunities for travel, cultural immersion, service and non-cognitive
skills development. Among the many possibilities, students can immerse
themselves in Latin American culture, learn marine conservation in the
South Pacific, or intern with a Rustic Pathways partner organization.  For
more information, visit http://gap.rusticpathways.com/


*AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (For current 10th and 11th graders) *The Community of
Scholars program is a rigorous college-credit summer program designed for
students entering their junior and senior years of high school. The
Community of Scholars offers academically outstanding students the chance
to broaden their understanding of international relations by enrolling in a
3-credit college class designed just for them. Students admitted to this
program will sample the undergraduate experience and take advantage of what
the School of International Service (SIS) has to offer.  For more
information and to apply, visit:

*BARNARD COLLEGE (For current 10th and 11th grade girls) *Programs include
Summer in the City and Liberal Arts Intensive.  Students can choose from
subjects such as writing, literature, art, theatre, film studies,
psychology, computer science, architecture, religion, political science,
and more.  They also offer Summer Science Seminars, a 1-week or 4-week STEM
program which offers courses in Neuroscience, Psychology, Environmental
Science, and space exploration.  Other programs include Young Women’s
Leadership Institute,  Dance in the City, and Entrepreneurs-in-Training.
For more information and to apply, visit
https://www.barnard.edu/summer *Students
are accepted on a rolling admissions basis with a final deadline of May
26th*. *Please note that individual classes/programs may fill up prior to
the final deadline.*

*BOSTON UNIVERSITY *Boston University Summer Term offers a diverse
portfolio of exciting and challenging summer programs for high school
students. Whether you are looking to earn college credit, discover a new
subject area, perform cutting-edge research in university labs, or immerse
yourself in hands-on learning – BU is the place to be this summer. One-,
two-, three- and six-week programs are available, and you can choose from
commuting, residential, and online options. For more information and to
apply, visit www.bu.edu/summer/highschool

*CORNELL UNIVERSITY *Cornell offers precollege programs for talented high
school students. Experience the excitement of college life, take college
courses with renowned faculty, and enjoy an "unforgettable, life-changing
summer."  For more information and to apply, visit

*CARNEGIE MELLON Summer Pre-College Programs (For current Sophomores and
Juniors) July 1 – August 11, 2017 *Carnegie Mellon’s summer Pre-College
programs will show you what life at Carnegie Mellon is all about - from the
classroom to what's happening on weekends. You'll meet people from all over
the world, be inspired by our world-renowned faculty, take part in the
excitement of campus and have the opportunity to explore the city of
Pittsburgh.  Their programs include: Advanced Placement/Early Admission
(AP/EA), Architecture, Art, Design, Drama, Music, National High School Game
Academy. The *Pre-College application deadline is April 25th for U.S.
citizens and/or permanent residents and April 1 for international
students.*  For
more information and to apply, visit

*DUKE UNIVERSITY SUMMER SESSION *Duke invites students to their program if
you are:  seeking to gain academic credit from renowned Duke faculty or to
learn to be a Leader and Global Citizen through personal enrichment
courses; hoping to spend your summer enjoying residential activities such
as ball games, outlet shopping, dances, talent shows, and more; excited to
prepare for college and create an international network of peers.  For more
information and to apply, visit

*Pre-College at GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY Various 3-week and 6-week
Sessions *Summer Immersion (non-credit) and College Intensive (Credit)
Programs.  Areas of study:  Arts, Business, Communications, Government and
Politics, History and Humanities, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering,
Math).  For more information, visit www.precollege.gwu.edu. *Deadline for
Scholarship:  March 1, 2017.  Deadline for applications:  May 1, 2017.*

*MARIST COLLEGE Summer Pre-College Program *Earn college credit and get a
taste of campus life while still in high school.  Programs will be in New
York and Italy.  For more information and to apply, visit

*NORTHFIELD MOUNT HERNON (For current 9th-11th graders) *July 1 – August 5,
The College Prep Program is designed for motivated students who are seeking
academic enrichment.  Courses may be taken for academic-year credit.  *For
more information and to apply, visit
http://www.nmhschool.org/nmh-summer-session  *Deadline to apply: NONE.
Deadline to apply for Financial Aid:  February 15, 2017.*

*NYU High School Academy Career Edge Program *The NYU School of
Professional Studies will offer high school students the opportunity to
live and learn in the heart of New York City, the cultural and financial
capital of the world.  One-week, professionally oriented intensive programs
of study allow you to explore career option and to gain the competitive
edge when applying for college.  Experience university life by staying in
an NYU dorm (optional).  Attend one or multiple sessions. For more
information and to apply, visit http://sps.nyu.edu/hsacademycareeredge17

* SANTA CLARA UNIVERSITY Engineering Spring and  Summer Programs Spring
Engineering Education Days (SEEDS) *Program applications and
recommendations are due by

*February 1, 2017. Summer Engineering Seminar (SES) *Program applications
and recommendations are due by

*March 1, 2017. Young Scholars Program *Applications are due by
* April 21, 2017. *For information and to apply, visit

*SKIDMORE COLLEGE *This program for high-achieving high school students
allows students to take college courses, experience campus life, prepare
for college success, make friends from around the world, and discover
Saratoga Springs.  Course choices include liberal arts, natural sciences,
and studio arts.  For more application and to apply, visit

*UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH Summer Program (United Kingdom)  *This summer, UoE
will be running their first ever summer school for high school students in
their final or penultimate year. This provides an excellent opportunity for
students to get a taste of university life in an internationally renowned
university in the beautiful historic city of Edinburgh.  They will offer
these courses: *Preparing for University: Humanities* and *Preparing for
University: Social Sciences*.  For more information, visit:

*UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI Summer Scholars Program (For Sophomores and Juniors) 3
Week Session:  July 1 – July 21, 2017 *The Summer Scholars Program at the
University of Miami offers academically-motivated high school students the
ability to sample college life, explore one of 16 exciting programs taught
by UM’s distinguished faculty, earn 6 college credits, and take classes and
form friendships with peers from around the world.  The program seeks
students who are active in their communities, leaders in their schools, and
examples of integrity.  Individuals should be mature, self-motivated, and
prepared to study an academic discipline in a rigorous scholarly
program.  *Applicants
must be current high school sophomore or juniors with a minimum GPA of 3.0*
*Application Deadlines*:
*Early Action*:  December  1
*Priority Application Deadline*:  March 1
*Scholarship Application Deadline*:  March 1
*Final Application Deadline*:  April 25
To apply, visit the website.  For more information:
Phone: 305-284-4000   |   Email: ssp at miami.edu   |   Website:

*USC Summer Programs*
*Program Dates: June 18 – July 15, 2017*
USC Summer Programs extends a tradition of excellence to outstanding high
school students through unique 4 and 2 week summer courses. Accepted
students to the USC Summer Programs will balance academic and campus life
as they prepare for college in the nation’s entertainment center – Los
Angeles, California.  USC Summer Programs’ courses are taught by USC
faculty and experienced professionals of the USC academic community. Summer
Programs’ faculty create an engaging academic experience by combining
lectures, hands-on workshops and labs, guest speakers, and academic field
trips to locations throughout Los Angeles. Each course is designed to be
more interactive, engaging, and challenging than accelerated high school
classes or the broad introductory courses offered by other summer
pre-collegiate programs.  For more information, visit
http://summerprograms.usc.edu/ or call 213-740-5679

*Summer at USC: Exploration of Architecture 2017 Program Dates: June 18 –
July 15, 2017 *The USC Summer Programs invites high school students to
connect with the world of architecture.  *EXPLORATION OF ARCHITECTURE* provides
a wide-range of exposure to an architectural education and the vibrant
surroundings of Los Angeles through an exciting two or four weeks at the
USC School of Architecture.  You will be designing and building in a
collaborative studio environment, touring famous landmarks, living
on-campus in a residence hall, and working with the School’s distinguished
faculty and upper division students. The four-week program offers 3-units
of college credit.  Visit http://arch.usc.edu/programs/summer/explore

*UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO Engineering – Residential Summer Program:  Deep
Summer Prep (Grades 9-12)*

*July 3 – July 28, 2017 *High school students can take innovative courses
covering today’s most cutting edge topics in Engineering, Technology,
Applied Science, and Business. For more information and to apply, visit

*University of Toronto Engineering – Residential Summer Program:  AP Summer
Prep (For Juniors) *A rigorous program for US high school students that
will set them on an academic path towards admission to the world’s most
selective schools of Engineering.  For more information and to apply,

*WESTERN POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE (WPI) Frontiers and Launch Programs Program
Dates: July 9 – July 21, 2017 and July 23 – August 4, 2017 *Frontiers is an
on-campus, residential exploration and learning experience that challenges
soon-to-be high school juniors and seniors to explore the outer limits of
knowledge in STEM fields.  For more information, visit

*PRATT Pre-College Summer Program *Earn college credits and develop your
portfolio with courses in: architecture, art, design, fashion, creative
writing, and more.  For more information and to apply, visit

*ST. JOHN’S COLLEGE SUMMER ACADEMY *The summer program for high school
students (ages 15 to 18) is modeled after St. John’s discussion-based,
interdisciplinary method of teaching the great books. Sessions are hosted
in Annapolis, Maryland, and Santa Fe, New Mexico. A hands-on introduction
to college life, the program helps students hone their reading, critical
thinking, and discussion skills. For more information and to apply, visit

19, 2017*
For students Grades 10-12
The Game Experience is a comprehensive, integrated, and all inclusive game
camp designed for today’s students.  With a combination of Life Cycle
Learning, next level activities, game company tours and a world-class
travel experience highlighting Seattle’s best attractions, sights, sounds,
cuisine, and experiences, the Game Experience is a game changer. For more
information, visit https://game.experienceamerica.com

*WILLIAM AND MARY – NIAHD Pre-Colege Summer Program in Early American
History Program Dates: June 25 – July 15, 2017 and July 16 – August 5, 2017
*Students will study early American history “on-site” through the use of
historic places, including suriving structures, archaeology sites, and
museums.  Students will participate in daily discussion seminars, analyze
readings, expand their analytical writing skills, and compare and contrast
historic sites.  For more information and to apply, visit www.wm.edu/niahd

****VARIOUS SCHOOLS*** - Summer Discovery Internships*


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