Road to College: Juniors

WRITTEN BY: CHRIS ON MARCH 3, 2015

On Saturday, March 28th, the Gooden College Connection in cooperation with the West Contra Costa Public Education Fund (Ed Fund) and the West Contra Costa Unified School District will host free, personalized college advisory sessions to high school juniors and their parent(s)/guardian(s) in WCCUSD. Some of the finest college advisors in the Bay Area will guide your one-on-one session.

This event will take place at Dejean Middle School, located at 3400 Macdonald Ave, from 1:00 to 2:30. At the event:

• Each family will receive a FREE College Admissions Handbook
• Your free advisory session will last about 75 minutes
• You must apply for your appointment
• Light refreshments will be served

Topics of discussion will include:

• Transcript Evaluation
• Course Planning for the Senior Year
• Testing Schedule
• College Search
• Possible List of Schools to Consider
• College Essay & Personal Statement
• Letters of Recommendation
• Academic and Athletic Profiles
• School and Community Activities
• Junior Year Check List
• College Costs, Financial Aid and Scholarships

Application Deadline is March 13th, 2015. Space is limited: Early applications will be given priority. To apply visit: EdFundWest.org/RoadToCollegeApplication