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Updated: College Week (10/19 - 10/23)

Update (10/21/20): College week has been a success at CCA as students gathered to play College Bingo. They connected through learning about college readiness and shared how the adults in their lives have shaped them to reach for higher education.
 
Don't forget to email your College Art contest submissions by October 23rd @3:00. It can be any type of art (ex: digital, painting, drawing, etc.) The art piece would describe what going to college means to you. Please email your submissions to Ms. Mai @ anh.mai@fmsd.org.  
 
Don't forget, there are still educational workshops being offered by our partner organization, Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF).
 
 
 
Please feel free to register for any workshops you feel would be beneficial to you. For more information, read the original article below.
 
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Original Article: 
 
CCA will be celebrating college week from 10/19 - 10/23. Please see the attached flyers for further information.
 
Students that participate in College Bingo and/or College Jeopardy have the opportunity to win a gift card to a boba spot! Please e-mail Ms. Mai for a permission slip.
 
The College Art contest submission is due by Oct 23rd @3:00 pm. It can be any type of art (ex: digital, painting, drawing, etc.) The art piece would describe what going to college means to you! Please email your submissions to Ms. Mai @ anh.mai@fmsd.org.  
 
Below you will find a link to all the workshops that are being offered by our partner organization Silicon Valley Education Foundation (SVEF).
 
 
Please feel free to register for any workshops you feel would be beneficial to you. 
A few that Ms. Mai recommends are the following:

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Financial Aid 101
Learn how to afford college! An overview of all grants, scholarships and loans available to students who submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or California Dream Act Application (CADAA).
 
Oct 19, 2020 05:00 PM 
Middle School Matters: CSU Admissions
Presented by San Jose State University, Office of Undergraduate Studies

In brief, we will talk about CSU admissions requirements, how to explore post-high-school training options and how success in middle school classes (particularly English and Math courses) leads to success in college.
 
Oct 21, 2020 03:00 PM 
College Readiness with Ivy Admissions
Presented Ivy Admissions

Ivy Admissions is Silicon Valley’s leading college admissions consulting firm, providing one-on-one services completely custom to every student. Our team of highly educated consultants gives students the support they need when applying to college while focusing on their development so that our students are more college-ready.

Oct 23, 2020 04:00 PM