Counseling Office News – May 19, 2017

ALL –

The Chicanos/Latinos in Community Medicine (CCM) is hosting a college fair for high school students known as Project Unleash Your Potential (Project UP). It is happening on Saturday, May 20th, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at UCSD. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Project UP is free and open to all students grades 9-12. The day’s schedule will include workshops about college admissions, resume building, financial aid, community college and stress management. To attend, please RSVP for this event by clicking here.

Love on a Leash will have dogs on campus during the break (9:30-9:50 a.m.) between final exams on Friday, May 26th and Tuesday, May 30th at For God and Country Plaza. Come relieve your stress with some furry friends!

There are summer job opportunities for high school students posted on the bulletin board outside of the Counseling Office. Take a look if you are searching for a summer job.


SENIORS –

IMPORTANT: Please tell your counselor or input the name of the college you have chosen to attend in your Naviance account. Thank you for your cooperation!

Bed Bath & Beyond is hosting Campus Ready Shopping Events for students at participating stores in San Diego County. To check specific locations and dates, click here. Stop in the Counseling Office to pick up a flyer, a Campus Ready checklist and a 20% off coupon.

Below are several scholarship opportunities with May/June deadline:

B.Davis Scholarship – Deadline May 22; Amount $1,000; http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm .

Fifth Month Scholarship – Deadline May 31; Amount $1,500; https://www.unigo.com/scholarships/our-scholarships/fifth-month-scholarship/?sid=sm-blog .

“No Essay” College Scholarship – Deadline May 31; Amount $2,000; https://www.niche.com/colleges/scholarship/no-essay-scholarship/ .

Maho & Prentice Scholarship – Deadline June 1; Amount $1,000; http://www.maho-prentice.com/Law-Scholarships.shtml .

Margarian Scholarship – Deadline June 1; Amount $1,000; http://margarianlaw.com/scholarship/


JUNIORS –

Back by popular demand, Cathedral Catholic Counseling will be offering four (4) summer College Camp sessions to assist rising seniors in preparing, planning and starting the college application process. UPDATE: SESSION 1 (June 5-9, 8:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.) IS CLOSED.

Attendees will:

  • Complete an interest inventory/career assessment
  • Learn the process and tools to best research colleges
  • Receive individualized SAT/ACT evaluation
  • Start and complete a college resume
  • Create a fluid but appropriate college list with reach, target and safety schools
  • Begin the Common Application, CSU, & UC applications as available
  • Complete a Common App essay to be reviewed and returned with feedback by a college essay expert
  • Experience a mock admission’s panel with 3 reputable admissions representatives
  • Explore scholarships and complete one scholarship application

Online registration can be found hereSpace is limited to the first 21 students per session. No mailed or emailed registration forms will be accepted. The program fee is $399 if you register between March 28th and April 30th; after that date the fee increases to $425. Financial aid is available to those who qualify. Once 21 students per session have been met, the session will be closed and remaining students will be offered the next session or added to the wait list.