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High School Code
for College Applications
053463

Oregon Private College Week July 25-29

Oregon Private College Week invites YOU to participate! Twelve private, nonprofit colleges and universities across the state will hold sessions concurrently at 9am - 2 pm, Monday through Friday. College officials will offer campus tours and information sessions about admissions financial aid, and educational programs.  They will also address some common myths about the cost of a private college education.  Students who register in advance and visit at least four institutions during the week will receive application fee waivers for ANY Alliance member college or university. For more information and to register, go to www.oregonprivatecolleges.com.

Lynbrook High School College & Career Center

“College is a match to be made, not a prize to be won.”

Visit the College and Career Center to search for your perfect match.

Scheduling Information for Admission Representatives

Are you an university admission rep that would like to visit Lynbrook High School in the fall of 2016?  Please follow this link to our googleform.

 

Thank you!

Come and explore the College & Career Center!

 

  • We have books that you can check out with topics such as: careers, college guides, college applications, essays, financial aid, test prep, and athletic recruitment.
  • Learn about Community College: degree /certificate programs and transfer agreements to 4-year universities
  • Do you want to learn about career plans that don't include college?
  • Need help creating your college list?  Make an appointment for assistance.
  • Need someone to give you feedback on an essay or resume? Submit a printed copy to the C&CC. (Guidelines posted in the C&CC.)
  • We also have brochures and handouts.  
  • Questions? Stop by the C&CC and speak with Mrs. Takahashi. She is here to help all students!

One of our popular reads is a book called Where You Go Is Not Who You'll Be by Frank Bruni.  Come into the C&CC and literally check it out!

 

This New York Times article talks about the college admissions process.

 

Visit Colleges.  We strongly recommend that students visit some college campuses before they complete their college lists. There are a wide variety of colleges within a few hours of San Jose, so you can easily visit them on a day trip. There is a pocket guide for choosing colleges available in the C&CC.

The New Coalition Application

ALTERNATE APPLICATION SYSTEM

Beginning in July, there will be a brand new way for students to apply to certain colleges.  Over 90 colleges have joined the Coalition for Access, Affordability and Success. The good news is that most of the schools in the Coalition will continue to accept the Common Application.  The Common Application has been around for over 40 years and integrates seamlessly with Family Connection, making it easy for your Counselor to send and track supporting documents.  Almost 700 colleges accept the Common Application, including a few new schools next year (Indiana University, University of Wisconsin-Madison and Baylor University).  Given our familiarity with the Common Application and the ease with which it enables us to support your applications, we are recommending that you use the Common Application whenever possible.

There are three schools (University of Washington, University of Florida and University of Maryland) that will be using ONLY the Coalition application, which may require responses to different essay prompts.  

Join a Team of Entrepreneurs

Next spring, the Silicon Valley Blue Ocean Competition will be hosting an event for student teams to pitch innovative business concepts to local entrepreneurs and businesspeople.  But in order to make that happen, we need a team of dedicated students to bring the competition to life. The leader is a Lynbrook student and she needs your help.

 

They are currently looking for high school students to join the competition committee. Please go to this form to apply for a position on their team.  (http://goo.gl/forms/6o2cnxioNzY4IwLy2)  If you are interested in learning more about the event or have any questions, email blueoceanentrepreneurshipca@gmail.com

Contact Information

Barb Takahashi  

408-366-7718

barb_takahashi@fuhsd.org

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Scholarships to Study Abroad

Partial to full scholarships to study abroad.  Summer or full year experiences.  

 

Study Abroad Scholarships