College & Career Resources

Summer is a great time to be productive. Join this virtual workshop presented by The Scholarship Plug to learn about things you can do during your summer break. Make the most of your summer break! All students are welcomed.  

High school and college students are highly encouraged to join Gavilan College in their Financial Literacy Summer Series. In this webinar, students and parents will be introduced to credit.  

High school students and parents, this webinar will provide information and clarity on the entire college financial aid application process. MEFA will discuss financial aid applications and types of financial aid, the factors that determine your aid eligibility, how colleges determine the amount of aid to offer, and the details of financial aid offers. 

High school and college students are highly encouraged to join Gavilan College in their Financial Literacy Summer Series. In this webinar, Gavilan College will discuss budgeting for college students and how to prevent debt.  

This webinar is for parents with children of all ages and describes information and resources that families can use to put a college savings plan in place. MEFA will answer questions such as: Why and how much should I save for college? When and how should I start? What is the best way to save? How will saving affect college financial aid? Join to learn how to prepare best for college costs.  

High school and college students are highly encouraged to join Gavilan College in their Financial Literacy Summer Series. In this webinar, students and parents will learn how to identify scams and fraud.  

College may seem expensive, but with the right planning and knowledge, it can be affordable. Parents with children of all ages, join Applerouth and Stuart Canzeri in this webinar to learn the 4 primary ways to save on college costs. 

Concerned about the cost of college? Look no further. This UCLA EAOP virtual workshop will help you understand the four types of financial aid available: scholarships, grants, work-study, and loans. Parents with children of all ages come and learn about the different eligibility requirements for scholarships and grants. 

High school and college students are highly encouraged to join Gavilan College in their Financial Literacy Summer Series. In this webinar, Gavilan College will discuss how students and parents can be "money smart."  

Parents and students concerned about the cost of college? Look no further. This online workshop with EAOP UCLA will help you understand the four types of financial aid available: scholarships, grants, work-study, and loans. Come and learn about the different eligibility requirements for scholarships and grants.  

All students are welcomed to join this college readiness virtual workshop hosted by the Broward County. In this workshop, students will learn about different top-paying careers.  

If your child is a current 9th, 10th, or 11th-grade student, this webinar is for you. Join Dana Ponsky and NYC Admissions Solutions to discuss:  

    • 2020-2021 Admissions Cycle Trends
    • The role of testing in the application process
    • How to view the admissions process moving forward
    • What can your student do to pivot with the new changes and still find the right fit
    • How to incorporate wellness support into the college process
    • What will next year bring?

High school juniors, seniors, and parents join the Newport Beach Public Library and Collegewise in this virtual workshop to learn some secrets on how to stand out from the crowd and discuss what colleges are looking for beyond good grades and scores  

Students in grades 10-12 join this webinar hosted by an Applerouth expert to review test structure, content, and how to develop a focused test-prep plan. During this session, you will review:  

    • How the SAT has changed over the years 
    • Timing + structure 
    • Content tested on the SAT  
    • Differences between the SAT + ACT 
    • How colleges use SAT scored in admissions
    • How to develop the best testing plan for your student  

Grades, test scores, and impressive activities alone won't get a student admitted to schools that reject almost all their applicants. Join Collegewise and NYPL to learn how students who get accepted to the nation’s most selective colleges set themselves apart. Get straight answers about what it will really take to have a shot at getting admitted!  

With guest speaker, Andrew Carter, Senior Associate Director of Admissions from College of the Holy Cross, MEFA will give an interactive webinar for families of high school juniors. Acquire tips on how students can put forward their best college admissions application. The webinar will also discuss parents’ role in this process and how to best take advantage of virtual college visits. 

All students and parents are welcomed to join UCLA EAOP to learn how to prepare your student to be a competitive college applicant! The virtual workshop will provide an in-depth review of the A-G requirements for UC/CSU admission, explain validation rules, and show you how to do a GPA calculation. 

In this webinar, Collegewise experts will separate fact from fiction and give parents the information they need to make upcoming decisions. Join the workshop to have a conversation on college admissions and how to keep focus on what you can control for your student and their college process. 

Students in grades 10-12 join this webinar hosted by an Applerouth expert to review test structure, content, and how to develop a focused test-prep plan. During this session, you will review:  

    • How the ACT has changed over the years 
    • Timing + structure 
    • Content tested on the ACT 
    • Differences between the SAT + ACT 
    • How colleges use ACT scores in admissions  
    • How to develop the best testing plan 

Current 4th and 5th graders join CALSOAP in this free 3-week virtual summer program to learn about college and career, prepare for middle school, virtually tour college campuses, and create your college-ready kits!

The Broward County invites all parents and students to join this college readiness workshop to discuss financial aid and colleges that offer full need financial aid packages.   

For young adults ages 16 to 24, join the Palisades Branch Library to learn the best tips and tricks of the job application process at this two-day workshop. Job searching, resume writing, and interviewing skills will be covered. Contact jlevy@lapl.org to register.  

Getting ready to apply to college this fall? Join The Princeton Review’s Director of College Admissions Counseling to give you the expert’s take on what and when rising seniors need to do to tackle the application process.  

Attention 2021 high school seniors attending a university or college in fall 2021! Join this virtual program by CALSOAP to get prepared, gain skills and knowledge on how to better transition to college. The program will include workshops, student panels, virtual tours, and advising.  

Attention all students, join UCLA EAOP in this online workshop to learn more about California's four systems of higher education, including UC, CSU, Privates, and Community Colleges. You will learn the admission requirements of each one, their differences, and understand the cost of each so that you can assist friends and families 

Maximize your summer break! Join the Broward County in this virtual workshop to get insight on how to prepare and start applying for scholarships. Acquire tips on how you can optimize your chances of getting scholarships! 

For young adults ages 16 to 24, join the Palisades Branch Library to learn the best tips and tricks of the job application process at this two-day workshop. Job searching, resume writing, and interviewing skills will be covered. Contact jlevy@lapl.org to register.  

What's the deal with the SAT and ACT? Do they still matter? Can you get into a good college without them? Which test is the better fit for you, and how should you prepare? How can parents best support their children? Students in grades 10-12 join Josefine Borrmann, the founder of Strive to Learn, to learn which test is better to take, as well as some of the most relevant advice. The first 30 students to sign up and attend this webinar will receive a free ACT or SAT test prep book. When you sign up, please comment SAT/ACT or either. 

High school? Possibly intimidating. After high school? Possibly even more intimidating. Join this webinar, hosted by The Peahce Project, to get insight into life after high school and to answer your questions about the college process and experience.  

Interested in law, politics, social-good, art, economics, or business with technology? Then attend GirlCon! It is a free conference taking place ONLINE this year, featuring workshops, keynote speeches, and professional development sessions all aimed to inspire high school females.    

Join Applerouth Tutoring in this webinar to learn about the SAT and ACT, as well as up-to-the-minute updates on the test administrations. Come learn about the main differences between the two tests, how to decide which one is better for your child, when to take them, how much to prepare for them, and more.  

For students in grades 10-12, the city of Newport Beach is partnering with Strive to Learn to offer free ACT practice tests. Sign up to take one of each to figure out which test is right for you. Both tests are proctored online via Zoom, so you can take them at your home in a virtual setting at the given time. After you take the practice test, you will receive a detailed score report to help you determine which test showcases your strengths. Additionally, you'll be able to meet with a Strive to Learn counselor to get feedback on how you did, how you can self-study, and ask any questions you have about standardized testing. 

Families in Schools wants you to follow your college and career dreams! We will be awarding five $1,000 scholarships to students living in California in grades 5-12. Three of the five scholarships will be awarded to students in the Los Angeles County. We encourage you and your family to participate in learning activities, take virtual tours of colleges and institutions, and attend virtual college and career sessions and events.

The Prism Foundation Scholarship will range from $1000– $5000, and several scholarships are awarded in a calendar year. The application is open to students who attend community college, university, and trade/vocational school in the United States during the Fall 2021 semester. Applicants should have a strong history of work and impact within the API and/or LGBTQ+ communities; however, applicants do not need to identify as either to apply.

SABR’s Women in Baseball Committee will award one $500 scholarship to a high school senior in its inaugural Women in Baseball Essay Contest in 2021. Applicant must write an essay of 1,500 words or less addressing the essay question and submit other supporting documents. Additionally, the applicant must:

    1. Be a current high school senior
    2. Anticipating completion of high school diploma at time of application
    3. Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution
    4. Carry a minimum 2.5 GPA at the end of their junior year

Students ages 11-18 from around the world are invited to participate in this scholarship. Applicants are required to respond to one of the five prompts provided. Such submissions are accepted in visual art, creative writing, film, interactive & multimedia, music, dance, poetry, and spoken word.

The scholarship will provide one high-achieving, entrepreneurially minded college student with $1,500 scholarship award. In order to qualify for the Simmrin Law Group Entrepreneurial Scholarship, you must meet all of the criteria below:

    1. You are passionate about pursuing your entrepreneurial dream
    2. Currently enrolled in, or have been accepted by, an accredited university/ college in the U.S.
    3. Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
    4. Provide an unofficial copy of your transcript, a completed application, and essay.

One scholarship of $2,500 will be awarded to a student pursuing an automotive themed major. Only students who are enrolled full-time in an American college, Automotive engineering programs, trade schools, technical institute, or high school seniors planning to attend college or post-secondary institution are eligible to enter the scholarship.

The scholarship will award a total of four $2,500 scholarships to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in an accredited college or university during the fall 2021 semester. Applicants must be legal residents of the U.S and at least 16 years old.  Complete the form and the 500-word essay to enter and win that scholarship!

Four $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to high school students of color who identify as agnostic, atheist, humanist and/or secular. High school students must be class of 2021. Applicant must complete a two-paragraph essay and provide a letter of recommendation from an advisor/teacher and an admission letter to a 2 or 4-year college. Students who are (or have been) in foster care, homeless, undocumented and/or LGBTQ are encouraged to apply

The scholarship wants to recognize someone who has made a positive impact on their community by awarding them a $1,000 scholarship. The scholarship is open to anyone enrolled in an accredited college/university within the U.S. Students interested in applying must write a 750-1000-word essay on the given prompt and provide additional documentation.

The OppU Achiever Scholarship celebrates achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for themselves and others. To apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, applicants must submit a short essay responding to the prompted questions. To be eligible, the applicant must be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college/ trade school and possess a GPA of at least 3.0.

  • One Planet Many People Scholarship, July 15, 2021 by 8:59 PM

To apply to the scholarship, entrants must be seniors in high school or college undergraduates who will be undergraduate students in the latter portion of 2021 or 2022. To enter, applicants are asked to create a short video that explores how a growing human population may cause problems for humanity and our planet.

Select blinds wants to see your innovative spirit and learn what you’re passionate about. It could earn you $1,000 to use toward your college expenses! To apply for the 2021 SelectBlinds.com College Scholarship send your innovative ideas for one of the given prompts and submit a 250-750-word essay about you.

The scholarship will be giving away $20,000 in cash scholarships to high school students who make the best prom attire out of Duck Brand Duct Tape. Create and wear your original and unique promwear using Duck brand duct tape and/or Duck brand crafting to wow the judges and win the prize!

The Avonte Oquendo Memorial Scholarship is open to high-achieving students who meet two key criteria:

    1. You or a close family member has been diagnosed with a form of autism, including Asperger syndrome, and
    2. Applicant must be an enrolled student at an accredited college, university, or vocational school, or be accepted to begin school at an accredited college, university, or vocational school in the semester for which the application is being offered.

Additionally, applicants are to submit an essay (500-1,000 words) answering one of the topics provided.