[BHS Etree] COLLEGE/CAREER: Seniors: College Visits & Essay Readers, Week of Sept. 10-14

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Fri Sep 7 16:58:06 PDT 2018

Please do not reply to this email.  Contact Mary Jacobs, Assistant in the
College & Career Center (CCC) at maryjacobs at berkeley.net

*Seniors only:*


You may visit with college admissions directors and counselors in the CCC
to learn more about programs and applications. * Please get approval from
your teachers* *first* so you do not miss important assignments, projects,
tests, or quizzes. You are responsible for missed work.

*Register for the visit in Naviance under Colleges tab - Visits.*

*Sign in when you arrive in the CCC in order to clear your absence*.

The following colleges will be in the CCC this week:

*Monday, September 10: late start day*

period 1: The Evergreen State College

period 2: Goucher College

period 4: Colgate University

period 5: Columbia University

period 6: University of Chicago

*Tuesday, September 11:*

period 1: Hamilton College

period 2: Kenyon College

period 3: Pitzer College

Lunch @ 11:45: Oregon State University

period 4: Macalester College

period 5: University of Nevada, Reno (to be confirmed)

6:30-8:30 PM in the BHS Library:  Parents' /Guardians' Meeting with College
Counselors: College Applications Overview

*Wednesday, September 12:*

period 1: University of Massachusetts, Amherst

period 3: University of Colorado, Boulder

period 4: University of Vermont

period 5: Swarthmore College

*Thursday, September 13:*

period 1: University of St. Andrews

*Friday, September 14: *

period 3: Smith College

period 4: Johns Hopkins University

*Notice:*  Times may change.  Check out the college visit schedule in
Naviance under Colleges or at the CCC calendar at the BHS website.  Over
100 colleges signed up, including CSU and UC campuses.

*Naviance**: *

Log in for new software program that lets you explore colleges and careers.
Keep track of your transcripts and letters of recommendation for
college applications.
Match with the Common Application for over 600 private colleges.

~Website: https://student.naviance.com/berkeleyhigh

~*username*:  student e-mail (i.e. *davidan at students.berkeley.net*
<davidan at students.berkeley.net>)
~*password*:   Berkeley + student ID # (i.e. *Berkeley1234567*)


Berkeley High’s College Essay Readers are a group of professional writers
and editors committed to helping BHS seniors shine through their personal
statements for UC, the Common App and supplemental essays.  Readers will be
available in the College Career Center on a first come, first served basis
to help students brainstorm, write and revise their essays.

*Schedule of Essay Readers: Starts Monday, September 10, 2018*

Monday: 8:30 AM-9:57 AM (before late start)

Monday- Thursday: during lunch and after school @ 3:30 PM

Friday lunch will start in October-December

*Useful CCC Links:*

College &Career Center Resources: http://bhs.berkeleyschools.net

College & Career Calendar: http://bhs.berkeleyschools.net


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