2012-2013 College Visits to AHS
9-24-2012: Wesleyan College at 2pm
9-25-2012: Mills College at 1:30pm
9-26-2012: Saint Mary's College at 1:30pm
9-27-2012: Oregon State University at 10am
10-02-2012: UC Berkeley t 2pm
10-8-2012: UC Santa Barbra at 2pm
10-8-2012: Saint Anselm College: 11am
10-9-2012: UC San Diego
10-10-2012: Fairleigh Dickinson University at 2pm
10-15-2012: Humboldt State University at 2pm
10-18-2012: Babson University at 8:45am
10-19-2012: Wellesley College at 12pm
10-25-2012: University of San Francisco at 1:30pm
Sign up sheets are available outside of the college and career center and counseling office a few days prior to the presentation.
Students will need to pick up a speakers pass from Mrs. Arnold in room 31 prior to attending these presentation!
college week live!
check out this website! This is a free on line college fair and admissions event website. In partnership with the U.S Department of Education, collegeweeklive offers a variety of live events that take place on line. Several schools are hosting open houses with collegeweek during Fall 2011. In addition, Nov.2nd and 3rd, 2011 they will be having a "college fair" online where over 350 colleges set up booths and you can chat with admissions officers in a group setting or individually. This is a great way to learn about a college from the colleges own representatives without having to visit the campus. You can chat online and show demonstrated interest in the college of your choice. click here for the website.
CSU AMISSION REQUIREMENTS!
The CSU uses a combination of your high school GPA and your score on either an SAT or ACT. Your G.P.A and test scores are added together to compute an eligibliltiy index. You can get your SAT scores sent directly to CSU mentor by in- putting the CSU mentor code 3594 on the SAT score report form and any CSU campus of your choice will receive your SAT scores!
Volunteer and Mentor Programs
- Click here to learn about City Year: an opportunity to work with kids or tutor or mentor in schools.
- Click here to learn about volunteer opportunities.
- Click here to find out about Bay Area Volunteer Information Center.
- Click here to learn about The Volunteer Center of the East Bay.
- Click here to learn about networking
Helpful Websites for Exploring Colleges
California Colleges: http://www.californiacolleges.edu A wonderful resource for exploring your interests, college majors, and the California College System: Community Colleges, CSU's, UC's, and Independent Colleges
The Princeton Review: http://www.princetonreview.com/college-education.aspx
A more subjective look at college search and selection; uses student ratings of various aspects of college life to inform. Your students are probably referencing this site. Also has an extensive section on SAT and ACT preparation.
Peterson’s: http://www.petersons.com Info not only on colleges and universities as well as summer programs (most extensive data on the web for summer programs)
Campus Compare: http://www.campuscompare.com/
"CampusCompare is a free college search engine that leverages social media to help users find their best-fit college by what matters to them. Each college’s profile page presents a multi-media view of life at that school, including video, image, RSS, student reviews and the real-time Twitter conversation. Our three web apps help students and parents plan for college: the Financial Aid Calculator, What Are My Chances?, and Compare Schools. Finally, the site has a searchable online library of over 500 articles related to college search."
USNews & World Report:
Lists of schools according to USNews' rankings or other pre-defined criteria
Center for Student Opportunity :http://www.csocollegecenter.org
"An online clearinghouse of college programs and information for first-generation college, low-income, and minority students. A free and publicly accessible site, we encourage you and your students to utilize CSO College Center to research colleges and register a ConnectNow profile to send academic and extracurricular information to colleges of interest."
CollegeStudentAthlete's searchable database of colleges/universities offering specific sports at the Division 3 (non-scholarship) level: http://www.collegestudentathletes.com/index.cfm
Colleges That Change Lives: http://www.ctcl.com/
College Toolkit's Scholarship and College Searches: "This comprehensive site allows students to find and apply for scholarships, search through a database of more than 4,000 colleges, and explore 900 careers all in one location. It is one of the most comprehensive sites for life after high school... and everything on the site is free for students to use!" http://www.collegetoolkit.com/
Art and design programs:
http://nasad.arts-accredit.org/index.jsp?page=Member+Lists (colleges of art, colleges & universities accredited by the National Assoc of Schools of Art & Design)
http://www.aicad.org (colleges of art accredited by the National Assoc of Schools of Art & Design)
LGBT-Friendly Campus Climate Index: http://www.campusclimateindex.org/
Honors Colleges: http://www.nchchonors.org/memberinstitution.shtml
Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada: http://www.aucc.ca/
The most comprehensive site for current information about schools in Canada
University and College Application Service of the United Kingdom: http://www.ucas.ac.uk/ The most comprehensive site for current information about schools in the United Kingdom and the source for the Common Application used by all 153 institutions of higher education in the UK
Directory of International Colleges and Universities: