5 Steps To Creating A Great College List (Apr 2018)
Parent Q&A - Activities (Mar 2018)
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CUSD College Fair 2017 Videos:
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.
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.
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.
Stand Out To Colleges
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.
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.
How to Stand Out on the
UC Personal Insight Questions
A “PARENT” series providing informed responses from trusted professionals to college related questions about athletic recruiting.
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.
A “PARENT” series providing informed responses from trusted professionals to college related questions about standardized testing and test prep.
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.
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.
Sophomore Spotlight (Sept 2017)
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.
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.
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?