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CCC Information

College Night for Seniors Presentation

"Be the Change you want to see in the world."  ~Mahatma Gandhi

WORK PERMIT INTENT TO EMPLOY

From the CCC

From the CCC

Attention Senior Parents! Financial Aid Night has been rescheduled to Thursday, January 8th at 6:30pm. 

The English presentation will be hosted by a financial aid expert from Dominican University in the Library. There will be a Spanish presentation hosted by financial aid experts from 10,000 Degrees and E4FC in the Auditorium. They will walk you through the application process and share some excellent suggestions about applying. Seniors received financial aid packets during their Advisory class on December 3rd and will need to bring them to the night. Experts will be able to help documented and undocumented students and answer questions on applications, loans, scholarships, and so much more. This evening is not one you can “afford” to miss. See you there!

 

JUMPSTART Your College Success at COM

Special Offer for Spring 2015 Semester. Get enrollment fees covered for up to 11 units of concurrent enrollment. Classes start January 17th. Explore areas of interest, deepen your learning, build college confidence, and earn transferable credit. Flyer in the CCC or Counseling or contact outreach@marin.edu.
 

On Naviance: College Visits/Scholarships use computer log in.

Check Volunteer Opportunities, Job Board--Macy's and Target is hiring, and summer research opps. Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA to be eligible to work and get a job permit in the CCC or download from website.

 

Posted by: Paula Nichols
Published: 9/24/14

College Planning Resources

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FREE Tutoring every day,all subjects, through the Marin County Library,
For more information please visit the website www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/lb/main 

 

FREE Tutoring is also offered after school at the SRHS Library.
Bi-lingual tutors are available as well.

College Financial Aid Information

Scam Alert

In the autumn, students (especially high school seniors) are looking for scholarships and preparing to apply for other types of financial aid. Please remind your students that the government WILL NOT CALL THEM to offer them grants.

We at the U.S. Department of Education occasionally hear from students who have been scammed by telemarketers who contact them, tell them they have won a government grant, and ask for their bank account information. Many students are savvy enough to realize the call must be a scam, but some are taken in.

Help your students avoid such scams by distributing "Don't Get Scammed on Your Way to College," available at www.studentaid.ed.gov/pubs.

...paying for college is possible

 

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FAFSA4caster is an online tool that helps students and parents
determine their current eligibility for federal student aid.
 Counselors should encourage students to check out www.fafsa4caster.ed.gov
to learn how much aid they would receive if they applied today.

 

MyFSA is an online account that provides students with access to
 college and scholarship searches, career and self-assessment tools,
and other valuable resources regarding college and financial aid.
Students can learn about MyFSA's various functions,
and set up MyFSA accounts at www.FederalStudentAid.ed.gov/myfsa.

Available Scholarships

DEADLINE: ONGOING
American Legion

The American Legion, an organization of wartime veterans, offers this information to help children of disabled and deceased veterans pursue their higher education.
All students can benefit from the information offered.
This information is about scholarships, grants, fee Waivers, student loans,
and the organizations that offer them. For more information visit www.NeedALift.org.

Lillian Fried Scholarship Fund-Jewish Family Children's Services

Jewish female students
www.jfcs.org
or http://www.scholarships4school.com/scholarships/lillian-fried-scholarship.html.

 

DEADLINE: Contact for Info
National Italian American Foundation

Italian American Student

www.niaf.org.

 

DEADLINE: Open
A Better Chance Resource Bank

Here you will find resources and scholarships for students

who are African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans or Native Americans.

http://www.abetterchance.org.

 

OTHER USEFUL WEBSITES:

AnyCollege.com

A student scholarship will be given away four times per year through a random scholarship drawing. Students sign up by going to www.anycollege.com and clicking on the "Win a Scholarship" link.

Deadlines are: September 30th, December 31st, March 31st and June 30th

  

Scholarship Websites that Work

 

https:studentaid2.ed.gov/getmoney/scholarship                       US Department of Education

www.fastweb.com                                                                       Fastweb

www.collegeboard.com                                                             College Board Online Scholarship Search

www.scholarships.com                                                              Scholarship Experts

www.fastaid.com                                                                         Fast Aid Scholarship Search

www.finaid.org                                                                            FinAid

www.gmsp.org                                                                             Gates Millennium Scholarships

http://www.collegenet.com/mach25/app                            College Net Mach 25

 

African American Students

www.uncf.org

http://blackstudents.blacknews.com

http://www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/scholarship_directory/index.html

http://www.blackexcel.org/100minority.htm

http://www.littleafrica.com/resources/scholarships.htm

 

Asian American Students

www.marineducationfund.org

www.apiasf.org

http://www.asianpacificfund.org/awards/

http://www.uspaacc.com/web/programs/scholarship_programs.htm

 

Latino Students

www.latinocollegedollars.org

www.hsf.net

www.hispanicfund.org

www.maldef.org

www.scholarshipsforhispanics.org

http://www.chciyouth.org/

www.marineducationfund.org

http://www.hacu.net/hacu/Scholarship_Resource_List_EN.asp?SnID=29793410

 

Native American Students

www.bia.edu

www.collegefund.org

www.aises.org/Programs/Scholarshipsand Internships

 

Students with Disabilities

www.heath.gwu.edu

www.disaboom.com/scholarships/

www.incight.org/scholarship_links.php

www.rspfunding.com

www.dor.ca.gov

http://www.proyectovision.net/english/opportunities/scholarships.html

http://www.washington.edu/doit/Brochures/Academics/financial-aid.html

 

Foster Youth Grants

www.chafee.csac.ca.gov

www.fosteryouthhelp.ca.gov

www.calyouthconn.org

www.orphan.org

 

International Students/International Study

http://www.ciee.org/

http://www.internationalscholarships.com/

http://maldef.org/leadership/scholarships/general/

 

Off the beaten path…. (sites from other colleges and well, just other unusual places)

http://scholarships.berkeley.edu/other.php?option=off_campusUC Berkeley outside scholarship site

http://isites.harvard.edu/fs/docs/icb.topic557593.files/Scholarship_Directory.pdf

Harvard University

http://www.collegeandfinance.com/32-weird-scholarships-almost-anyone-can-get/

http://financialaid.ucdavis.edu/scholarships/Outside.htmlUC Davis 

Paula Nichols--College and Career Advisor, Kelly Leary--HeadsUp College Consultant

Paula Nichols's office hours:

Wednesdays and Thursdays, 8:00-4:30

Plus alternate Fridays 8:00-4:30, from 1/10

pnichols@srcs.org 415-485-2353

 

Kelly Leary's office hours:

A, A(t) and A(a/t) Days, 9:30-1:30 and by appointment.

kleary@srcs.org 415-485-2353

Katheryn Horton, School-to-Career Liaison

Katheryn's office hours:

Mrs. Horton is at SRHS on Tuesdays, from 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Please reach her by email to set up a time to meet with her directly (khorton@marin.k12.ca.us) or leave a message for her at 492-3183.

SRHS College Acceptances

Check out the colleges that our students have been accepted to:

SRHS College Acceptances

Estimated College Costs 2012

Paula Nichols and Kelly Leary

Paula Nichols and Kelly Leary
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