While SAT Subject Tests will not be required for fall 2012 admission or beyond, some campuses recommend that students vying for slots in competitive majors take the tests to demonstrate subject proficiency. For detail (with future update): University of California – SAT Subject Tests
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2011, 9 am – 4 pm
The complete program of Cal Day events will be available online after March 24. For more information, go here.
Fir Acres Workshop is June 26 – July 8. Two week summer residency program for students completing grades 8 through 12. You will collaboratively explore the relationship between writing, thinking and learning. For info and application: go.lclark.edu/fir_acres_workshop
Cal Grants are free money for college that is awarded to student who meet eligibility, income and academic requirements. The money can be used to attend any California Community College, Cal State University, University of California, private college, and most technical or vocational schools.
“To be considered for a Cal Grant award, you must complete both of these requirements: First a 2011-2012 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed with the Federal processor at www.fafsa.ed.gov by the March 2, 2011 deadline. Second, you must ensure that a certified Grade Point Average (GPA) is submitted to the California Student Aid Commission by March 2, 2011.”
Some high school may electronically submit GPA’s to the California Student Aid Commission for seniors so just check with your counseling office. You need to fill out and return the “Cal Grant GPA Information Release Form” to the Counseling Office, by certain deadline.
For additional information on Cal Grants/FAFSA, please check the Student Aide Commission Website: www.calgrants.org