FREE SAT and ACT test prep at SF Public Libraries!
The schedule for free SAT and ACT test prep at SF public libraries are now open.
Sign up ASAP before spots are filled.
CCSF Placement Exam at Washington
If you're planning on going to CCSF, or have it as a back-up, you should sign-up for the CCSF Placement exams at George Washington.
When: Thursday, December 11th
Time: 1PM (About 3-4hours long)
Location: George Washington High School, room 123 and room 125.
Sign up with Mr. Touch in the College & Career Center ASAP!
ACT Practice Test at George Washington High School
The 4.5 hour, fully proctored practice ACT, will show students what to expect in a test-like environment. Students will receive a comprehensive analysis of their performance on the test, detailing individual strengths and weaknesses.
Thursday, January 22, 2015 @ 1:15PM - 5:45PM, room 227
Registration form can be picked up in the College & Career Center or Counseling Office.
$10 to register. Both form and money are turned into Mrs. Saunders in the Counseling Office.
All proceeds benefit George Washington High School's AVID program.
Deadline to register is December 19th.
Browse our website!!
Remember to check out the different sections on our website! There are tons of opportunities that you can take advance of.
1) San Francisco State University College Application and Enrollment Workshop
Wednesday, October 29th at 2:30 PM in the Cafeteria
Learn about SFSU's outstanding programs, scholarships, and information you need to know after you have applied!
All seniors interested in SFSU should attend!!!
2) Gates Millennium Scholarship and Scholarship Essay Writing Workshop
Thursday, October 30th at 1 PM in the College & Career Center
Learn about and how to win the Gates Millennium Scholarship from a recipient of the award.
FYI, students who attended this workshop ended up winning scholarships!
Everyone should attend!!!!
College Night and Latino Family Night
George Washington High School
Come learn about the important information and dates you’ll need to know to ensure you and your child are prepared for the college application season! Here are the main points we at the College Center will be able to educate you on in more detail:
- College Center: Staff, resources, and tour
- A-G Requirements: Required courses
- Required Tests: ACT, SAT Reasoning, SAT Subject Tests
- California School Systems: Community College, California State University, University of California, Private Colleges
- College Applications 101: Websites and deadlines
- Financial Aid: FAFSA/Dream Act website (Fin Aid Night coming in January)
When: Wednesday, October 15, 2014 @ 6:00PM
Where: George Washington High School Cafeteria
Who: College Center Staff
Please advertise widely! Hope to see you there!
College Center Staff,
For more information, feel free to stop by and visit us at the College Center in Room 114 or give us a call @ 415-750-8400 ext: 3114
CSU College Readiness Results
Seniors! Do you want to know if you're ready for college level English and math?
Click on the link! http://www.csumathsuccess.org/eap_results
It's the same account as your CSU profile.
Do you want free job training and experiences that will land you a job? Check out this link!
The Office of Economic and Workforce Development have many Access Points (offices) to help you obtain skills and employment!
Services they provide includes:
- Job search assistance
- Career planning and exploration
- Job preparation workshops
- Acess to education and training services
- Access to computers, internet, fax machines, and copy machines.
There are various training programs:
Gulen Institute Youth Platform 2015
Who is eligible?
All high school students, currently enrolled in 9th through 12th grades, attending public or private schools in the United States or aboard.
Essays must be written in English, original, unpublished, and written entirely by the student. 1,500-2,000 words in length. Properly annotated. In compliance with MLA standards regarding citations and bibliography. Submitted online at the event website www.gulenyouthplatform.org
Submission deadline is December 15, 2014
Topic: "Are citizens of the world succeeding in lessening global poverty?"
Along with the monetary prize, the top 30 winners will receive a three day trip to Washington DC
HBCU College Tour for Foster Youth
Take a tour of Morehouse College, Spelman College, Clark Atlanta University, ASU, and Tuskegee University.
- Be enrolled in school and actively pursuing high school diploma, GED, or post secondary education.
- Be enrolled and active at San Francisco Independent Living Skills Program
- Be available to attend ALL pre-trip meetings
- Youth with a grade point average (GPA) over 2.0 will be given priority
Application is due to SF ILSP by September 17th by 6pm.
You will need proof of:
- School enrollment
- One letter of recommendation
- Current GPA
Interviews will be held September 18-23.
See Mr. Touch for the flyer and application.
UCSF's annual MAP TO COLLEGE!
MAP to College! is a free, one-day, annual college-going event held in the fall for Bay Area students in the 12th grade and their parents or guardians. The event will be held on Saturday, September 27; register online now.
Fall semester of a student’s senior year in high school is a critical time for college applications. As colleges become more competitive and selective, it is important that students understand the nuances of each college application and how to write a strong personal essay.
Attendees of MAP to College! can attend workshops on the UC application and personal statement, the CSU application, the Community College transfer path, the application and admissions process for private colleges and financial aid.
Financial aid workshops are presented in English, Spanish and Cantonese.
This event is targeted to students in the twelfth grade, but students of all grades are welcome to attend!
Seniors register for the SAT! Waiver is available!
SAT Test Dates 2014 – 2015
Test Date Registration Deadline Late Fee Required
October 11, 2014 September 12, 2014 September 12 – 30, 2014
November 8, 2014 October 9, 2014 October 10 – 28, 2014
December 6, 2014 November 6, 2014 November 7 – 24, 2014
January 24, 2015 December 29, 2014 December 30 – January 13, 2015
March 14, 2015 February 13, 2015 February 14 – March 3, 2015
May 2, 2015 April 6, 2015 April 7 – 21, 2015, 2015
June 6, 2015 May 8, 2015 May 9 – 27, 2015
*Subject tests for language with listening are only given during the November 8th test date.
** Fee waivers are given by the College Center.
*** Come to the College Center to borrow a SAT practice book.
Seniors register for the ACT. Waiver available at the College Center
ACT Test Dates 2014 – 2015
Test Date Registration Deadline Late Fee Required
September 13, 2014 August 8, 2014 August 9–22, 2014
October 25, 2014 September 19, 2014 September 20–October 3, 2014
December 13, 2014 November 7, 2014 November 8–21, 2014
February 7, 2015 January 9, 2015 January 10–16, 2015
April 18, 2015 March 13, 2015 March 14–27, 2015
June 13, 2015 May 8, 2015 May 9–22, 2015
Burger King Scholarships- have it your way.
Check it out, as long as you have a 2.5 or better you are eligible to apply, and don't eat too much junk food!
Asian Pacific Fund
This Bay Area foundation does a LOT to try to match deserving students with the funds to help them pay for college. They have scholarships for academic ...more
2.4 minimum gpa, and pursuing a college degree. Come talk to us in the College and Career Center if you are interested in applying!
826 Valencia Scholarships!
Not only do they want to help you on your college essays, they even want to give you money to help pay for college. All you need is demonstrated financial need, an interest in a 2-year, 4-year, or technical school, and, ideally, an interest in writing. Find out more: https://826valencia.org/our-programs/scholarships/