Virtual College Bound Academy

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Immerse yourself in a one-week summer virtual academy with an emphasis on the college admission and financial aid process.

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College Bound Academy focuses on four-year universities and includes informative and interactive digital workshops on a variety of topics ranging from:

 Writing a personal statement

 Creating a college list

 Applying for scholarships

 College application process

To see the summer program in action, click here.

During the academic year, digital workshops and virtual advising will be available, ranging on topics such as:

 Common Application, CSU/UC and other college applications

 CSS Profile and FAFSA

 College and career guest speakers

There is no-cost to participate!

Timeframe: Digital classes are held Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. starting Monday, August 3 through Friday, August 7, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements: The program is filled on a first-come, first-served basis for qualified applicants who meet the following requirements:

 Must be entering the 12th grade in fall 2020

 Must demonstrate college prep curriculum and have a minimum weighted cumulative 3.0 GPA

 Must be committed to attend the entire one-week virtual academy over the summer.

Application Process: Applicants must provide the following to be considered for College Bound Academy:

 Step 1: Completed registration form via Eventbrite.

 Step 2: Current unofficial high school transcript (must include 9th through 11th grades). Details on how to submit transcript will be provided upon registration.

 Step 3: Submit any additional application materials no later than Friday, June 19, 2020.

Technology Requirements: To participate in virtual classes, each registered student will need a computer or device with internet connection. The free Zoom video conferencing platform will be used to conduct the class, so this software needs to be downloaded prior to the class. It is also highly recommended that students have a webcam and microphone so that they can be active participants in the class.

Once a student has registered, a separate email will be sent with additional details related to a virtual student orientation, Zoom access information for the class as well as safety and security guidelines to review.

We hope to see you virtually this summer!

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