[BHS Etree] COLLEGE/CAREER: Seniors: College Visits: Week of Nov. 5-9

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Sat Nov 3 08:06:47 PDT 2018

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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.  Plan the visits ahead of time.

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:

Tuesday, November 6:

period 1: CSU, Northridge

period 2: University of the Pacific, Stockton

3:30-5:30 College Application Workshop: Work on any application with counselors

Wednesday, November 7:

period 1 :UCLA

period 2: Washington State University

period 3: California College of the Arts

Lunch:  CSF Club Meeting

3:30-5:30: College Application Workshop:  Work on any application with counselors.

Thursday, November 8:

Lunch: US Marine Corps

No Workshop Application Today due to FAFSA workshop.

6:30-8:30 PM: Cash for College/FAFSA Application Workshop: Complete financial aid.

Friday, November 9:

Lunch: College & Alumni Program Scholarship (CAP, Making Waves)

Information Meeting.  Meet Ann Helfman to learn about the scholarship

and application due 12/11/18. Bring your lunch to CCC right after 3rd.

Notice: Times may change.

Check out the college visit schedule in Naviance  under Colleges

 or at the CCC calendar at the BHS website-



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)

~password:   Berkeley +

student ID # (i.e. Berkeley1234567)

Cal State Apply is due 11/30/18


Use these links to complete your coursework in college applications:

UC/CSU - Approved Course List


UC Application: https://admissions.universityofcalifornia.edu/applicant/login.htm Due 11/30/18

Common Application for Over 600 Private Schools: https://www.commonapp.org/ Varying deadlines- check your list of schools.

FAFSA for Financial Aid now open (due March 2);  https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa

FAFSA Workshop/Cash for College: Hands On workshop to complete the financial aid forms with counselors on November 8 at 6:30-8:30 PM in BHS Library

Essay Readers everyday in the CCC:  Drop in only, sign in, and wait for your turn with printed draft.

Schedule of Essay Readers: Note time change on Monday morning to 9:00 AM start.

Monday: 9:00 AM-9:57 AM (before late start)

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

Friday:  during lunch only


College Board Opportunity Scholarships: Create an account here:


CAP: Making Waves: Due 12/11/18:

Scholarship Application for Seniors From College and Alumni Program (CAP) Making Waves, Bay Area:

We are excited to announce applications for the CAP Bay Area program are now open. What makes CAP different is its combination of personalized coaching, financial literacy training, and scholarships. Upon graduation, CAP students are equipped with the skills to build meaningful careers and positively contribute to society. Through a competitive application process, CAP Bay Area serves low-income high school graduates from the nine Bay Area counties.

Eligibility requirements to apply:

High school senior

Planning to attend a 4-year college or university

Expected Family Contribution (EFC) below $5,000

Residence in one of the nine Bay Area counties

Check out these scholarship sites:




Useful CCC Links:

College &Career Center Resources: http://bhs.berkeleyschools.net/resources/college-career-center/college-career-guide/

College & Career Calendar: http://bhs.berkeleyschools.net/resources/college-career-center/college-and-career-center-calendar/

Naviance: https://student.naviance.com/berkeleyhigh


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