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Unlocking The Door To
Your Future
 Jennifer
 Binh
Casel, Associate Principal
Lieu, Head Counselor
 Ziada
Keflezighi, College Advisor
Community College
Community
Colleges
4 Year Universities / Colleges
CSU’s
UC’s
Private Colleges
NUMBER OF CAMPUSES:
 110
REQUIREMENTS:
 Be 18 Years Old (Must have HS
diploma or GED to qualify for
financial aid)
 Apply
 Register
WHAT
THEY OFFER:
 Transfer Options: UC/CSU/Other
 Vocational Training
 Basic Education
WEBSITE:
 www.cccapply.org
NUMBER OF CAMPUSES:
 23
REQUIREMENTS:
 A-G Requirements
 2.0 GPA or Higher (with C’ s or better)
 SAT Reasoning or ACT/Writing Exam
WHAT THEY OFFER:
 Bachelor’s Degrees
 Master’s Degrees
 Rich cultural experience
WEBSITE:
 www.csumentor.edu
NUMBER OF CAMPUSES:
 10 – Only 9 Open to Freshmen
REQUIREMENTS:
 A-G Requirements
 3.0 GPA or Higher (With C’s or better)
 SAT Reasoning or ACT/Writing Exam
 Extracurricular Activities/Involvement
 Personal Statement (Essay)
 SAT Subject Tests Recommended for
Engineering Majors
WHAT THEY OFFER:
 Bachelor’s Degree
 Master’s Degrees – Law Degree’s
 Medical Degrees – Doctoral Degrees
WEBSITE:
 www.universityofcalifornia.edu
NUMBER OF CAMPUSES:
 76
REQUIREMENTS:
 Will Vary by Campus
 Most will Require A-G Requirements
 Most will Require SAT or ACT/Writing
WHAT THEY OFFER:
 Bachelor’s Degrees
 Master’s Degrees – Professional
Degrees
 Medical Degrees – Doctoral Degrees
WEBSITE:
 www.aiccumentor.org
 www.commonapp.org
Letter
Area/Subject
Years
Required
Years
Recommended
History/Social Sciences
2 years
English
4 years
Math (Common Core Math I and II, Algebra II)
3 years
4 years
Laboratory Sciences (1 Physical and 1 Biological)
2 years
3 years
Language Other Than English
2 years
3 years
Visual and Performing Arts
1 year
College-Preparatory Electives
1 year
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Three Parts:

1. Reading
2. Writing
3. Mathematics
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Scores range
from 200 to 800
points
“Reasoning”
based questions
Five Parts:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.


English
Mathematics
Reading
Science Reasoning
Writing (Optional)
Writing Section is mandatory
for UC Campuses
Scores range from 1 to 36
•
•
•
•
•
High Grade Point
Average
SAT/ACT Test Scores
AP/Accelerated
Courses
Program of Study/
Magnet program
Community Service
•
•
•
Special Talents,
Achievements, and
Awards
First Generation
Applicant
Leadership
Responsibilities
within Extracurricular
Activities (Club Officer)
•
READ, READ, READ – good readers make good
thinkers and writers. Set time aside to read a book
together.
•
Promote good study habits: set aside homework time
and a quiet study space (all family members can work
at the same time).
•
Parents and students meet with teachers to discuss
performance and what is needed to make
improvements (Cannot fix the unknown).
•
Consider taking an honors class in middle school
(language arts or history)
•
Take a Language other than English (World Language)
class
•
Time management is critical (plan your activities and stick
to scheduled homework/study times)
•
Explore summer enrichment programs especially in the
area of Math
•
Jose Valdes Math Institute (valdesmath.org)
•
Math Enrichment (www.mathenrichment.net)
• Seek out Math Enrichment Programs at Your Child’s
High School:
• ALearn Math Enrichment Summer Program*
• Advance to the next math course and earn 10
credits
• Attend field trips to colleges and spend class time
exploring UC/CSU requirements and fields of
study
*For students attending Oak Grove High School in the fall of 2015
• Attend academic informational nights at your high
school (AP Night, Paying for College, College Night)
• Be prepared for more rigorous coursework.
• Get involved in sports, afterschool activities or on
campus clubs.
• Be prepared to be more independent – ask for help,
communicate directly with teachers and other
support staff.
• Seek out tutoring resources or create study groups.
• Marking period grades are cumulative – semester
grades earn credits and remain on your transcript.
• Take challenging courses and maintain grades of
“C” or higher (to meet A-G requirements).
• Gain leadership experience at school and in the
community.
• Get involved with community service
organizations.
• Get involved with clubs, sports, leadership, etc.
• Visit college campuses to find the right fit.
• Research careers to explore your interests.
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9th Grade:
◦ English 1/1 Accelerated
◦ Biology
◦ Common Core Math 1 , 2,
or Algebra 2
◦ Physical Education 1
◦ Language Other than
English (Spanish, French,
Vietnamese)
◦ Visual or Performing Arts
Class

10th Grade:
◦ English 2/2 Accelerated
◦ Chemistry
◦ Common Core Math 2, 3 or
Math Analysis
◦ Physical Education Course
2
◦ Language Other than
English Second Year
(Spanish, French,
Vietnamese)
◦ World History/AP WH
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11th Grade:
◦ English 3/English Language AP
◦ Chemistry AP/Physics/Physiology
◦ Common Core Math 3, Math
Analysis or Calculus AB
◦ US History/AP US History
◦ Language Other than English Year
3 (Spanish, French, Vietnamese)
◦ College Prep Elective:
◦ Sociology, AP Psychology, AP
Drawing, AP Art History
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12th Grade:
◦ ERWC/English Literature AP
◦ Chemistry
AP/Physics/Physiology
◦ Math Analysis, Calculus AB,
Calculus BC or AP Statistics
◦ Government/Economics or AP
Government
◦ Language Other than English
Year 4 or AP (Spanish, French,
Vietnamese)
◦ College Prep Elective:
 Sociology, AP Psychology, AP
Drawing, AP Art History
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College planning guide for middle schools
students:
https://secure.californiacolleges.edu/Home/_
default.aspx
College Planning Kit:
◦ Common Core Math Pathway
◦ Homework Helper
◦ 4 year plan – High School Graduation Requirements
and CSU/UC
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Contact us with any questions: 408-3476558 or via email at: [email protected]
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