As you are working on your personal statements for next fall, consider the following college application essays, published by
the New York Times. Themes include students overcoming economic hardships, exploring notions of class, working and affluence. The key about these essays is that they all reveal young people emerging stronger because of their experiences.
For support writing your UC Application essays, click
Immigrant student success story:
By Dario Guerrero, The Washington Post
The College Board Advanced Placement Tests are quickly approaching! Time to get prepared!
here for AP Exam Schedule (AP English Literature is May 8, AP English Language is May 9). Click
here for AP Exam Information, including Multiple-Choice Questions, Free-Response Questions, Scoring Guidelines, and portfolio samples for AP Studio Art.
See Ms. Vargas for more information about the AP Exams. Start studying!
Students: there are many resources and opportunities available for jobs, scholarships and internships. Check out the following:
FAFSA to qualify for Federal Grants and Loans. Due . March 2, 2014 For undocumented students, complete the
California Dream Act, instead of the FAFSA, to qualify for CalGrants. Also due . March 2, 2014
Dream Act Scholarships: Another resource for undocumented students.
California Community College Applications: Apply for community college classes in the fall.
Asian Pacific Fund Scholarships: Ranging from $1,000-$20,000 available. For seniors attending college next ear. Minimum of 3.0 GPA. Application deadline: . February 20, 2014
Annual Community Job Fair: March 29, 2014 (10am-1pm) at Dodger Stadium.
Kaiser Healthcare Summer Internships: For Juniors and Seniors.
IBEW Electrical Apprenticeship Info Feb 2014: For students 18 years and older. Due . February 26, 2014
Young Fathers Job Preparation Program 2.5.14: Job training/placement, parenting support and counseling. For students between the ages of 15 and 25.
City Year Job Opportunity: For students between the ages of 17-24. Must be a senior or a graduate.
Upcoming LA Youth at Work – February 2014: Click the link for more details.
Roni_Parker_Memorial_Scholarship__Official: Scholarship available for 4-year, community college or trade school students. Students need a 2.5 GPA or higher. Click the link for more information.
Mahatma Rice Scholarship: For graduating seniors. Essay contest. Due ! March 1, 2014
LA Federal Credit Union Scholarship: For students accepted to college for next year. Due April 30, 2014! NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory Summer Internship: For students 16 years or older. Due
For more info, click here: March 10, 2014! JPL SpaceSHIP 2014 Application – LAUSD.
Health Internship with LA Children’s Hospital: Must be a student, 18 years or older. Due ! March 14, 2014
LA Commons Art Project: Click for more information: MP2014 Student App-1 and MP2014 Student Info.
More to come. If you know of any other opportunities or resources, please
contact Mr. Nittle and he’ll add them to the list!
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