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5 Steps To Creating A Great College List (Apr 2018)
There are over 4,000 colleges so it can feel overwhelming navigating the search process. The most important factor in choosing a college is fit. And finding the right fit requires asking yourself the right questions and knowing how to evaluate schools. Master the are of savvy college shopping plus access useful tools to aid you in the process.
Major/Career Exploration
Admissions Data
Search Tools

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2X2ZVU9_FE
Career Connection Series: So You Think You Want To Be In Healthcare (May 2018)
Learn from young professionals about the responsibilities and rewards of being in the health care industry. Meet a panel of professionals including a Regional Clinical Director of Behavioral Therapy, Medical Doctor, Registered Nurses and a Certified Life Specialist.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2X2ZVU9_FE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2X2ZVU9_FE
Career Connection Series: So You Think You Want To Be An Engineer (Mar 2018)
Listen to present day professionals share their experiences and advice in industry sectors related to engineering. Meet a Staff Environmental Engineer (CUSD alum) in CO, a Quality Engineer at an optical solutions SoCal corporation (CUSD alum), Test Engineer for aerospace at a global manufacturing company, and a Stanford grad working for Amazon.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2X2ZVU9_FE
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2X2ZVU9_FE
Parent Q&A - Athletic Recruiting Tips & Test Prep (Feb 2018)
A “PARENT” series providing informed responses from trusted professionals to college related questions about athletic recruiting.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2X2ZVU9_FE
Video content begins at 6:45 min. mark
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4EkZo4dGsI
Build Your Optimal Testing & Prep Timeline
(Feb 2018)
Learn the basic principles to navigate your testing timeline. Topics include: choosing the SAT v SAT, defining your goal score, choosing the appropriate testing "track" and when to prep and test. These important time frames will get you on the right track.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4EkZo4dGsI

#ImFirst (Jan 2018)      
Will you be the 1st in your family to go to college? Learn about what you can do now to reach your college goals, connect with reps, and learn about community resources. Meet Eileen Jimenez, TRIO Program Manager at Highline College, Diana Rios, Asst. Director of Admissions at St. Mary, and Alex Serna, Breathrough Program Director.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4EkZo4dGsI
Start video at 9:25 min. mark
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4EkZo4dGsI
Finding Your
Best Fit College
Master the art of savvy college shopping as you learn how to determine your essential elements to consider when searching for a best fit college. Plus access some useful resources (Naviance) to aid you in the process and hear some practical ways to maximize your chances of getting in.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i4EkZo4dGsI

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=982&v=702BDE08_4IHow to Write an Amazing Personal Statement Using Secrets of Screenwriting
Ethan Sawyer (AKA the College Essay Guy) talks about how to choose a topic, how to structure your essay, and more in this webinar with the students and parents of Capistrano USD.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=982&v=702BDE08_4I
Resources
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  • Here is the PDF with brainstorming exercises and sample essays
  • Here is the Creating A Great College List resource
  • Here is a link to free personal statement stuff on College Essay Guy's website

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9GgcY4eSrI
How to Play the College Athletic Recruiting Game
Playing a sport at the college level is difficult. Not only must you be a skilled athlete, but you also must be a good student. Join an ex-DI college soccer and baseball player for guidance to increase your chances for success. Learn about eligibility requirements and scholarship opportunities PLUS get answers to questions such as: How can I become a recruited athlete? When do I take action? What are the differences between NAIA and NCAA Division I, II, and III? When can a coach contact me?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9GgcY4eSrI


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Parent Q&A - Activities (Mar 2018)
A "Question & Answer" series providing informed responses from two trusted professionals about extracurricular activities, your interests, and how to list your time outside the classroom.
https://events.genndi.com/replay/169105139238469684/d96ad6aa0e/0/0
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKop8zyCTsk

PSAT Now What
You just received your PSAT scores and there are a zillion different scores and numbers on it! Our Futureology College and Career Counselor expert will get you updated on the most important parts of the score report and how to understand it.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nKop8zyCTsk
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=th_qOeJ9zes

Secrets of Financial Aid
Get acclimated to the changes from 2016 and learn about the necessary adaptations in your personal schedule to receive the maximum amount of financial aid possible. Organization is the key to successfully navigating the financial aid process. Hear Jodi Okun, Founder & President of College Financial Aid Advisors and author of Secrets of A Financial Aid Pro, talk about research, planning, and preparation.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=th_qOeJ9zes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmxczwKvGlU&t=1942s

PSAT Orientation
Learn about the benefits of the PSAT since all CUSD Freshman, Sophomores, and Juniors will take this practice exam. Hear about the skills and knowledge it measures and how to support your path to college readiness. Finally get a frame of reference and perspective so you don’t stress about it.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AmxczwKvGlU&t=1942s



http://youtube.com/watch?v=SrG_i6QDgjQ
How to Stand Out on the
UC Personal Insight Questions
A 1-Hour Guide to the UC Personal Insight Questions 
http://youtube.com/watch?v=SrG_i6QDgjQ


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kumdSJ8zIM&t=1154s
Parent Q&A - Testing & Test Prep (Aug 2017)
A “PARENT” series providing informed responses from trusted professionals to college related questions about standardized testing and test prep.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5kumdSJ8zIM&t=1154s


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2X2ZVU9_FE
Parent Q&A - Testing & Test Prep (Sept 2017)
A “PARENT” series providing informed responses from trusted professionals to college related questions about standardized testing and test prep.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2X2ZVU9_FE


http://youtube.com/watch?v=jsnvmBPNX_c

Freshman Focus            (Sept 2017)
What can you do as a freshman to get College and Career Ready? Learn about how Futureology can help you in the process. We will introduce you to a comprehensive checklist that builds a strong foundation and shows you how to make freshman year count in terms of academics, extracurricular activities, and challenging yourself.
http://youtube.com/watch?v=jsnvmBPNX_c


http://youtube.com/watch?v=uz48ehgLm7M

Sophomore Spotlight  (Sept 2017)
What can you do in your sophomore year to get College and Career Ready? We will introduce you to a comprehensive checklist that builds a strong foundation and shows you how to make sophomore year count in terms of academics, extracurricular activities, and challenging yourself.
http://youtube.com/watch?v=uz48ehgLm7M

Additional Recommended Videos:
CUSD College Fair 2017 Videos:

Breakout SessionSlides HandoutsRecording
Secrets of Highly-Selective College AdmissionPDF N/A Link
Maximizing Your SAT and ACT Test ScorePDF1
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Great Colleges for Students Who Don't Have Perfect Grades and Amazing Test ScoresPDF1
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Paying for College Without Going BrokePDF N/A Link
College Athletic Recruiting Game PlanPDF Link Link
Reducing Anxiety in Admissions & TestingPDF N/A Link

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