College Counselor Page
CAL STATE & UC Applications Have Been Extended Until FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2020!!!!
*Spring Semester College Class Request Link:  https://forms.gle/KQ5T4GBhoG68EJZq7
(Fill out this form ONLY if you want to take a college class during Spring Semester.)
*California State University Application Linkhttps://www2.calstate.edu/apply
*Common App Linkhttps://www.commonapp.org/ 
Attention Seniors:  It Is Financial Aid Time!  
Ms. Chen and Mr. Corado will have special office hours to help you with Financial Aid application for the months of January and February.  Please sign-up for an appointment for assistance with the process.  Here are the links to sign-up:  
*LAVC Upward Bound (9th & 10th Graders) Application Link:  https://forms.gle/cg2hVUse7uS959BB6

Cash For College Link:  https://events.com/r/en_US/registration/csac-statewide-cash-for-college-webinar-student-registration-796699


Need Cash for College?

Have questions about FAFSA or CADAA? Attend one of our CSAC Statewide Cash for College Webinars! These webinars will provide students and their families information on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and California Dream Act Application (CADAA).

All students welcome! Bring your questions!

Available Webinars:

  • Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 5:30pm-8:00pm
  • Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 5:30pm-8:00pm
  • Saturday, January 30, 2021 - 10:00am-12:30pm
  • Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 5:30pm-8:00pm
  • Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 5:30pm-8:00pm

Don't know which application to complete? FAFSA filers are a U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. For more on FAFSA eligibility click here. CADAA filers are undocumented and nonresident students. For more on CADAA eligibility click here.

Please have the following documents available during the webinar:

  • Your parents and your FSA ID (For FAFSA filers ONLY) or Dream Act Account (For CADAA filers)
  • Driver's License, if you have one
  • Social Security Card, if you have one
  • Alien Registration Card, if you have one
  • ITIN, if you have one
  • List of colleges you are interested in to list on the applications
  • Most current bank statements
  • Any records of untaxed income
  • 2019 tax information (1040’s and W2’s)

What is an FSA ID? An FSA ID is a username and password that gives you access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems and can serve as your legal signature.

*UCLA CampMed Application Info Sessions:
The informational sessions will be held on the following dates; they will all cover the same information, so only one is required:
Wednesday, December 2nd at 8pm PST
Saturday, December 5th at 11am PST
Monday, December 7th at 8pm PST

The informational sessions are free and open to ALL students at Birmingham, East Valley, Grant, Reseda, and Sylmar High School who are interested in learning more about CampMed. They will be held via Zoom; we will email students the Zoom links after they sign up. 
Here is the RSVP link: tinyurl.com/campmedinfosessions.
Lastly, the CampMed 2021 Camper Application can be found at tinyurl.com/campmedapp2021. Applications will be due on Friday, January 15th, 2021 at 11:59p.m. 
First Gen Empowerment Project Registration Link:  https://firstgenempower.ticketleap.com/
CSUN Peer Mentors - 30 Minute Session Link: https://calendly.com/csunpeermentor/30-min?month=2020-11
CSUN upcoming application workshops, tours, and many other events link:   https://www.csun.edu/outreach/events.
Speak with a CSUN outreach counselor regarding your application here: https://www.csun.edu/outreach/meet-with-csun-counselor
Ulysses S. Grant High School students are invited to join the Fall 2020 workshop series titled, Demystifying the College Experience via Zoom where high schoolers will get the opportunity to participate in discussions with college undergraduates studying in pre-health and STEM about how to apply for college, how to obtain funding for college, and how to navigate life as an undergraduate.

Our fall program consists of 5 workshops and 5 office hours between October 23rd - December 8th, 2020. You MUST sign up to obtain the Zoom link to the event. Here is a list of upcoming workshops and office hours.

Friday, October 23 from 4 PM - 5:00 PM - Applying for College
Friday, November 6 from 4 PM - 5:00 PM - STEM Majors and Careers
Friday, November 13 from 4 PM - 5:00 PM - Pre-Health
Friday, November 20 from 4 PM - 5:00 PM - How Much is College?
Friday, December 4 from 4 PM - 5:00 PM - College Life & Housing

Office Hours:
Tuesday, October 27 from 3 PM - 5 PM
Tuesday, November 10 from 3 PM - 5 PM
Tuesday, November 17 from 3 PM - 5 PM
Tuesday, November 24 from 3 PM - 5 PM
Tuesday, December 8 from 3 PM - 5 PM

Website Link: https://fcpchamp.wixsite.com/champ
Sign Up Link: https://forms.gle/onSvuYn4c2Kx958c6
Flyer Link: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1vKkTcyWV2o70zuhFDmxydtmr0GPNCM1v/view?usp=sharing
*Chico State Application Workshops:  Chico State is offering virtual application assistance workshops for Fall 2021 via Zoom from 3-5 p.m. on October 15 and 22, November 9 and December 3. (Zoom link: https://csuchico.zoom.us/j/99839640706?pwd=UFB4Y3FJZkxDR0hTUzNkOTk5RmVFQT09).
*UC Events and Social Media Accounts:  
*Your Future LA: Beyond the Diploma is a free series of workshops for students, families and community members with a special focus on guidance for first-generation students navigating the college-going process. Sessions begin soon and run through October and November.  
*Your Future LA Linkhttps://yourfuturela.splashthat.com/
*Make-A-Wish Foundation Letter Linkhttps://www.macys.com/social/believe/
CONGRATULATIONS to the class of 2020 for achieving their goals of attending college!