Kennedy's 4th Annual College Night
Thursday October 4, 2012
6:00 - 8:00 pm
AGENDA FOR THE EVENING:
6:00 - 6:20 pm: Welcome - Round Room
6:30 - 7:10 pm: Attend 1st Workshop (Choose from List Below) - Various Classrooms
7:20 - 8:00 pm: Attend 2nd Workshop (Choose from List Below) - Various Classrooms
WORKSHOPS TO CHOOSE FROM:
University of California (UC) System
Presented by Donna Minor, Admissions Recruitment Specialist, UC Berkeley
This session will cover the UC system as a whole, the admission requirements, and UC Berkeley specifically.
California State University (CSU) System
Presented by Louise Martinez, Assistant Director of Enrollment Development, CSU East Bay
This session will cover an overview of the CSU system including requirements for admission.
CSU Mentor (Open Lab for CSU Applications)
Presented by Jessie Bowman, Student Ambassador, CSU East Bay
This open lab will provide assistance with completing the CSU application(s).
Private and Out-of-State Colleges/Universities
Presented by Jacki Sprague, Counselor, John F. Kennedy High School
Come learn general information regarding Private and Out-of-State Colleges/Universities.
Personal Statement for College Applications
Presented by Dan Zhou and Venkat Narasimhan, Senior Mentors, ReadyEdgeGo
Learn the fundamentals of crafting a convincing personal statement to make your application shine. In this interactive session, students will learn best practices and common mistakes while reviewing real-life examples.
California Community Colleges/Ohlone College
Presented by Tony Le, Counselor/Instructor, Ohlone College
Ohlone College is here to serve the community by offering instruction for basic skills, career entry, university transfer, economic development, and personal enrichment for all who can benefit from our instruction in an environment where student learning success is highly valued and supported.
Ventajas de una education del colegio comunitario
Presented by Sandra F. Genera, Puente Counselor/Co-Coordinator
¿Desea saber tener acceso a una educación más alta? Comience en el colegio comunitario. Usted puede:
- Cumplir un programa de asociado
- Empezar su transferencia a la universidad
- Terminar un programa vocational de carrera
- Realzar habilidades del trabajo y el enriquecimiento personal
- Aprender los recursos disponibles a estudiantes
Website Links: Chabot College and Puente Project.
College Information (for Farsi Speakers)
Presented by Liza Muzaffery, Categorical Program Manager, Fremont Unified School District
لطفاً بیایید وبیاموزید که چگونه برای کالج آمادگی بگیرید.
این معلومات به زبان فارسی تقدیم می شود.
What You Need To Know About Financial Aid
Presented by Deanna Fountain, Associate Director of Student Awards, Stanford University
This presentation will cover basic information about college costs, resources to help with those costs, application timelines and tips.
Special Education Services in College
Presented by Ann Burdett, DSPS Director, Ohlone College
Learn about Disabled Student Program and Services (DSPS) at Ohlone College. This information is similar for most colleges.
Website Links: DSPS Services and Ohlone College.
College Student Panel
Presented by Margaux Roussel-President, Christine Sun-High School Coordinator, & Brett Barlows-Community College Coordinator, Berkeley Association of Student Ambassadors (B.A.S.A.)
Berkeley Association of Student Ambassadors' mission statement: We advocate for higher education, whether at UC Berkeley or any other institution. Through sharing our individual stories and experiences, we can convey the positive opportunities of being engaged in higher education. BASA members do outreach trips to High Schools and Community Colleges in the Bay Area and also use a variety of social network tools to cater to as many students as possible.
ACT vs. SAT
Presented by Monica Viharo, Program Manager, Kaplan
In this SAT vs. ACT workshop you will learn the difference between the two tests and how to determine which is best for you! You will also learn strategies for improving your tests scores as well and important information on the college application timeline.
Next Steps for Seniors (for 12th Grade Students/Parents)
Presented by Janelle Coleman, College and Career Specialist, John F. Kennedy High School
This presentation will provide information on the college application process, financial aid, accepting the application offer, housing, etc.