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College Prep Saturday at Loyola Marymount University

Join The Youth Leadership Consortium (YLC) for the upcoming College Prep Saturday at Loyola Marymount University. The YLC is presenting this free, full-day workshop designed to help students and their parents prepare, plan, and pay for college.
Breakout session topics will include:
  • Preparing for and applying to college
  • Choosing the right college for you
  • Writing a personal statement
  • Researching financial aid and scholarship opportunities
  • Understanding the real cost of a college education

 

Where:
Loyola Marymount University
Gersten Pavilion
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045
 
When:                      
Saturday, November 23, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Free Admission.
Lunch will be provided.
Click here for more information and registration.

 

Reminder: Application for the Riordan Programs’ Saturday Business Institute is Due Tomorrow

Hello 9th & 10th Grade Students,

 

A friendly reminder that the Riordan Programs’ Saturday Business Institute (SBI)  application is due tomorrow, Wednesday, October 16th by 3:35pm.  Applications can be submitted to your respective counselor. Space is limited!

 

About the program

SBI provides first-year high school students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and begin to navigate the college application process.

The program includes:

  • Four Saturday sessions at the school site
  • A College Field Trip to UCLA
  • College Action Plan and financial aid counseling
  • Professional development workshops, including essay writing, resume writing, interviewing techniques, public speaking
  • Career exploration workshops

 

For more information, please review the SBI Flyer and Application

 

4th Annual College Inclusion Summit at CSULB

California State University, Long Beach will be hosting their 4th Annual College Inclusion Summit.  The goal of The Summit is to provide prospective students from traditionally disenfranchised and historically underserved communities with information to empower them to apply to college and be successful once they arrive.This is an opportunity to learn more about the majors and programs offered at CSULB as well as receive assistance with completing the CSU application, FAFSA, and college related workshops for students and parents. 

When: 10/12/2019 @ 8:30 AM
Where: University Student Union Ballrooms

More information and registration: http://web.csulb.edu/divisions/students/access/cis/  

If you have any questions, please contact CSULB’s Division of Student Affairs at 562-985-5587

CSU College Night

Hello DVS Families!

We encourage you to attend the CSU College Night where you’ll have the opportunity to connect with CSU campus representatives from all 23 campuses and get all of your questions answered. At this event, you’ll have access to CSU admission and financial aid workshops which will give you the information you need to secure your steps to college admission.

This FREE event is open to students, parents and educators.

When: Thursday, September 19, 2019

Where: California State University, Dominguez Hills/ Loker Student Union

Time: 5pm-7pm

RSVP: http://discover.csudh.edu/collegenight/

 

CSU-College-Night-Flyer

Opportunity for 9th and 10th Graders: The Riordan Programs’ Saturday Business Institute

Hello 9th & 10th Grade Students,

 

The Riordan Programs’ Saturday Business Institute (SBI) will be accepting applications for their program. SBI provides first-year high school students the opportunity to develop their leadership skills and begin to navigate the college application process.

The program includes:

  • Four Saturday sessions at the school site
  • A College Field Trip to UCLA
  • College Action Plan and financial aid counseling
  • Professional development workshops, including essay writing, resume writing, interviewing techniques, public speaking
  • Career exploration workshops

We encourage all our Freshmen and Sophomores to take advantage of this great opportunity and learn what Riordan Business Institute has to offer.

 

For more information, review the SBI Flyer and Application

Applications are also available in the Counseling Office.  Please submit completed applications by Wednesday, October 16th at 4pm to your respective counselor. Space is limited!

 

Kayne Scholarship Information Session

Kayne’s unique program of providing financial support, college advising, and career development to first generation, low income students has helped students adjust to college life and ultimately advance their potential through college graduation and into careers that they love. Kayne recently launched a new college access and persistence support program called Kayne Destination College. KDC is open to 11th grade students (rising seniors). Only students who go through KDC will be eligible to be nominated to be a Kayne Scholar in the 12th grade. KDC will provide free 1:1 virtual college admissions counseling to support first-generation students through the college application process. KDC students will participate in up to 2-4 hours of virtual counseling per month.

 

Eligibility to Apply:

– GPA of 3.0 or above

– First generation college student

– Interested in applying to a UC, CSU, or any other 4-year college or university

A representative from Kayne Destination College will be hosting an informational meeting on-campus at Da Vinci on Wednesday, May 29 at 4:00PM in the Black Box. Students (rising seniors) do not need to attend the info meeting to complete the Interest Form.

Interested students (rising seniors) must complete an Interest Form by June 8, 2019.

Scholarship Opportunity: The Posse Foundation

Hello DVS juniors!

We are pleased to share with you a scholarship opportunity through The Posse Foundation.

The goal of the Posse Foundation is to train students with extraordinary leadership potential. Posse Scholars receive full-tuition leadership scholarships from one of the ten Posse partner colleges and universities.  If you are interested in being nominated, please complete the Posse Application 2019 and email it to your respective counselor by Friday, May 31, 2019 at 4pm.

Please review the Information Guides belows for more information.

 

Posse Student Information Guide

Posse Parent Guide

Posse Parent Guide_Spanish

 

 

 

 

Reminder: One Week Left to Apply for Summer Internship

DVS Students,

Summer internship applications are due in ONE WEEK.   This is a great opportunity to gain

You can review all open positions here and students will apply online here by April 29th.

How to Apply:

– Review all open positions: 2019-Internship-Descriptions-2019

– Make your resume and a cover letter for each position you’re interested in. You can refer to the DV Real World Learning website for resources on cover letters, resumes and interviews.

– Apply online by April 29, 2019 using this google form.

– Attend the Internship Interview Fair on May 8, 2019 from 4-5:30 PM at the Da Vinci Schools.

 

For any other questions or concerns feel free to contact Natasha Morrison, Director of Real World Learning at nmorrison@davincischools.org

 

 

Summer Opportunity at El Camino College

Enroll in Machine Tool Technology 101 (4 units) and learn the principles and operation of conventional and Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machine tools with an emphasis on the safety and setup of hand tools, power saws, drilling machines, lathes, and other industry equipment.  Summer session runs from June 17- August 8, 2019. Please view the El Camino START Summer Program flyer for more information and how to apply.

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