[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
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.
Log in for new software program that lets you explore colleges and careers.
Keep track of your transcripts and letters of recommendation for
Match with the Common Application for over 600 private colleges.
~*username*: student e-mail (i.e. *davidan at students.berkeley.net*
<davidan at students.berkeley.net>)
~*password*: Berkeley + student ID # (i.e. *Berkeley1234567*)
*ESSAY READERS: STARTS MONDAY 9/10/18 *
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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