[BHS Etree] BULLETIN: College/Career Bulletin, April 21, 2017

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Thu Apr 20 18:19:32 PDT 2017

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

_**College Fair Updates*_
_*_Newly Added Scholarships_ + List of Scholarships with April Deadlines*_
_**_Events_ section:  College Fairs, Open Houses *_
_**_Announcements and Resources: _ Junior Appointments*_
_** _Summer Programs_, sorted alphabetically by school.
*Be sure to check the other sections for upcoming deadlines!

_*If you registered for the Case Studies Workshop on April 30, 2017 @ 10 
AM, the reading materials are ready for pick up from the College & 
Career Center.*  The packet includes sample applications that you will 
discuss and rate with admissions counselors in the 4/30 workshop.  The 
case studies packets are located to the left of the front door as soon 
as you enter the room.  They are on the floor against the wall near Ms. 
Price's office (next to the waiting chairs).  You may pick up before 
class, during lunch, or after school 3:30-6:00 (except on Fridays).
*If you have not registered for the Case Studies Workshop but would like 
to, registration is still open. *You can pick up a paper registration 
form in the CCC, submit the attached form to the CCC, or register online 
at https://goo.gl/forms/j1jPhxK80m6R4sOi2


  Scholarship Application Deadline
*/Shelley Bergum Memorial Scholarship – UPDATED to April 21, 2017/*

A student is eligible if you have a current Individual Education Plan 
(IEP), or a 504 plan, or proof of being eligible for disability 
accommodations at the university or college you apply to attend (e.g. 
from Disabled Student Program).  The goal of the Shelley Bergum Higher 
Education Scholarship is to support individuals with disabilities to 
pursue an Associate or Bachelor’s Degree at a higher education 
institution in California. Beginning in 2017, two scholarships of $2,500 
each will be awarded annually. Current scholars will be encouraged to 
reapply each year until the course of study is completed.  Application 
and instructions are attached.

Scholarship Application Deadline
*/Robert T. Nahas Scholarship – April 30, 2017
/*Each of the four awards are $5,500 for four years for total of 
$22,000. They are presented to two male and two female native born 
graduating students who have been accepted by an accredited four-year 
college or university. Criteria include a 3.0 minimum grade point 
average, a record of community service and participation in the school’s 
competitive sports program.  For more information and to apply, visit 

*Scholarship Application Deadline*
*/First Step Award Scholarship – May 8, 2017/*
The Berkeley High School Development Group (BHSDG) raises funds to 
benefit high school students. The BHSDG is offering First Steps Award to 
seniors who plan to enroll at a 4 year college or university.

Eligibility for First Step Award (amount of award to be determined):

1.  Student has plan to enroll at accredited four year college (or 
community college for eligible     Dream Act students)

2.  FAFSA Estimated Family Contribution (EFC) is $2,000 or less

3.  Student completes 2 page application

4.  Counselor reviews documents and counselor signs application
Applications are available in the CCC.

*Scholarship Application Deadline*

*/AEG Oakland Community Scholarship Program/*/– *May 12, 2017
*/The Foundation is excited to announce the third year of 
its scholarship program. This scholarship will provide 3 graduating high 
school seniors or community college transfer students in Alameda County 
with up to $10,000 in tuition and books for the 2017-18 academic year. 
Additionally, scholarship recipients will receive a paid summer 
internship to work at Oracle Arena and Oakland Alameda Coliseum this 
summer. See the enclosed application for more details. If you have any 
questions, contact Krystle Von Puschendorf at (510) 383-4632 
<tel:%28510%29%20383-4632> or AEGScholarship at coliseum.com 
<mailto:AEGScholarship at coliseum.com>.


*_Attention Juniors:_***Please make an appointment with your College 
Advisor to discuss your post high-school plans, and ask any questions 
you have about the college application process, ACT/SATs, etc.  You 
received emails from Ms. Mary Jacobs to sign up online using Sign-Up 
Genius. The links to make appointments for the month of May will be 
mailed soon.

*_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 fee.

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/ <http://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, they 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<http://mx.technolutions.net/mpss/c/_wA/jM0HAA/t.251/VdXWKFNuSzONk7u-AfU3Rw/h0/OpX0WIjjpzIh-2FaelEIBRRwjH-2B-2FXPDSg0URtIookMyXW-2BH01AEbeXOcuAeacdulxApylK3gBt-2FvhbQ7rZgdivyYqgBt3-2FY2BvG4Pv48movbY-3D> would 
be happy discuss their application process and timeline with students. 
Contact them at 
admissions at redlands.edu<mailto:admissions at redlands.edu> or (800) 
455-5064<tel:%28800%29%20455-5064> with any questions.


*Cal Day at UC Berkeley
/Saturday, April 22, 2017, 9:00am to 4:00pm
/UC Berkeley
*Cal Day is UC Berkeley’s annual open house.  Over 400 unique events 
offer a glimpse of life as a Berkeley student: labs, classrooms, 
residence halls, libraries, research museums, etc. Attend talks by top 
faculty, student music and dance performances, and more.  For more 
information, including a complete schedule of activities, visit 

*Laney College Career and Technical Education Open House
/Saturday, April 29, 2017, 10:00am to 2:00pm
/*Laney College, Oakland, CA
Get information about various fields. See attached flyer.  To register, 
visit bit.ly/LaneyCTEOpenHouse2017<http://bit.ly/LaneyCTEOpenHouse2017>*

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, visit 

*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!*


*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<mailto: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 


AMERICAN UNIVERSITY (For current 10^th and 11^th 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 10^th and 11^th 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 

*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 

*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 https://www.sce.cornell.edu/sc/

*CARNEGIE MELLON Summer Pre-College Programs (For current Sophomores and 
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, 

*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 *http://summersession.duke.edu/high-school-students*

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<http://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 https://www.marist.edu/summerinstitutes/

*NORTHFIELD MOUNT HERNON (For current 9^th -11^th graders)
*July 1 – August 5, 2017
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 

*Students from Berkeley High School can accelerate their education and 
earn up to eight college credit hours this summer with *Early College 
for High School 
a summer program hosted by Oral Roberts University (ORU) for students 
who have completed the 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade by the summer of 
2017. ORU provides a Whole Person Education - spirit, mind and body - in 
the context of a vibrant Christ-centered community. During this 
on-campus summer program, students experience *two to four weeks of 
life-transforming college classes* that are:

· Taught by ORU's exceptional faculty

· Accredited and affordable

· Fast paced and project oriented

· Fun, experiential and interactive

*Session 1 is July 10 - 21, 2017, and Session 2 is July 24 - Aug. 4, 
2017*. Students can experience one or both sessions. *The application 
and deposit deadline is Friday, April 30, 
2017*<http://click.gotoextinguisher.com/click/fl1t0-agmrpl-6ah2pha1/>. Apply 
at www.oru.edu/earlycollege<http://www.oru.edu/earlycollege>

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 

*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: http://www.summerschool.ed.ac.uk/

*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<mailto:ssp at miami.edu>|   
Website: www.miami.edu/ssp<http://www.miami.edu/ssp>

*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 

*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 

*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, visit: 

*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 

*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 

Program Dates: July 1 – July 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 

*This is a four-week “design and build” program for high school students 
entering grade 10
and above, called *summerFAB*. Participants can stay on campus or 
commute to Wentworth on a daily
basis. students who successfully complete the program and later enroll 
in our Architecture program can
use SummerFAB to replace a four-credit elective course in Architecture. 
Graduates of summerFAB will also be eligible to receive a one-time $2000 
tuition scholarship toward their freshman year tuition at 
Wentworth.**For more information and to register, visit 

*WILLIAM AND MARY – NIAHD Pre-Colege Summer Program in Early American 
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 

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


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