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Events

Free Seminar: Financial Aid Basics 
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019
Culver City Julian Dixon Library
6:30 pm

RSVP requested: GetSmartforCollege@gmail.com

For parents and students

  • What financial aid is available

  • How do I apply for it

  • How to calculate college costs

  • FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)

  • CSS:Profile (for private colleges)

Student Seminar: Personal Statement
Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019
1 pm
Tower Insurance (4244 Overland Ave.)
Space Limited to 15
RSVP required for handouts and space: GetSmartforCollege@gmail.com
$20/student

 

  • What are colleges looking for in a personal statement

  • Why it is different from an English class essay

  • What are the prompts looking for

 
Student Seminar: UC Personal Insight Questions
Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019
1 pm

Tower Insurance (4244 Overland Ave.)
Space Limited to 15
RSVP required for handouts and space: GetSmartforCollege@gmail.com
$20/student

 

  • Why they aren't looking for an "essay"

  • What do the prompts mean

  • Do and Don't tips

  • Why they matter in a UC application

 


Previous Seminars:

Financial Aid Help: FAFSA and CSS:Profile

Don't Panic, Applying to College (relatively) Stress Free

Common Application Essays, What Are They Looking For?

UC Personal Insight Questions, Not "Essays"

Jumpstart for Juniors