October - 2022
Is there room for improvement with your student's grades?
McDaniel SUN school offers free afterschool tutoring from 3:30-5:30pm.
Drop-in tutoring Monday, Wednesday & Thursday in the Library. Tuesday in room 031.
Questions? Email Julia Schaffner
NEW College Coordinator
Please help us in welcoming our new full-time College Coordinator Esthera Magda!
Esthera is a graduate of Madison High School, PCC & PSU and has extensive college-readiness experience through her work as a mentor through GearUp.
Esthera can be found in the College & Career Center or via email, firstname.lastname@example.org
College Rep Visits
Check out the upcoming college rep visits scheduled for the coming month in the McDaniel College & Career Center.
- Oregon State Univ. 10/11 @ 10am
- Western Washington Univ. 10/11 @ 1pm
- Wake Forest Univ. 10/13 @ 10am
- California Lutheran Univ. 10/13 @ 1pm
- Univ. of Portland 10/18 @ 10am
- Amherst College 10/18 @ 1pm
- Portland State Univ. 10/20 @ 10am
- Chapman Univ. 10/20 @ 1pm
- Warner Pacific Univ. 10/25 @ 1pm
- Lawrence Univ. 10/27 @ 10am
- Willamette Univ. 10/27 @ 1pm
- Eastern Oregon Univ. 11/1 @ 10am
- Univ. of Stirling 11/8 @ 1pm
Black College Expo
Saturday, Nov. 5 from 10am - 4pm @ Renton High School in Washington
Admission is free and students can get accepted to colleges and earn scholarships on the spot with admission fees waived. HBCU's and other colleges will be in attendance. Students should bring a copy of their transcript and SAT scores to the event.
College Possible Junior/Senior Recruitment
- 2.5 GPA or higher
- Qualify for Free/Reduced Lunch
- Interest in earning Bachelor's Degree
For further information students & families can contact India Tufa.
LEDA - Leadership Enterprise for a Diverse America
Financial Aid Season
The do-to item for seniors & their families this month is completing their FAFSA/ORSAA. Any senior planning on continuing their education next year (university, community college or trade program) should be completing the necessary forms to get help paying for school.
Counselors & the college/career center supports are ready to help students complete this task.
Need HELP? Plan to attend our help session, Tuesday Oct. 11, 6:00-7:30pm in the Library.
Come prepared with the information in this Worksheet or the 2021 Federal Tax information of the parent/guardian & student.
SENIORS - College Application Info
Students using CommonApp? Refer to this McDaniel Help Document for steps to link Maia, requesting letters or recommendation from teachers & counselors.
For additional CommonApp help this RESOURCE can be a helpful companion to walk students through each step.
Oregon Promise Application (free Community College) - Opens Oct. 10
OSAC Scholarship Application - one application for McDaniel, Portland & Oregon specific scholarships - Opens Nov. 1
Adventist Health Care Leaders
Adventist Health Student Healthcare Leaders - Open to 10th-12th grade. Student Healthcare Leaders (SHL) give high school students an introduction to the abundant and diverse career opportunities available in health care. This FREE after-school program uses interactive explorations and panel discussions to help young people explore health care, become enlightened about what it includes and engage with health care professionals.
Application deadline is Wednesday, October 12th. Apply here
ACE Mentor Program
Student & Family Virtual Info Sessions: Oct. 18 & Nov. 3 @ 6pm
Application Due Nov. 22
Onto Innovation Optics STEM Tour
October 14, 11:30am - 3:30pm
iUrban Teen & Onto Innovation present a FREE specialty visit
Onto Innovation, in Hillsboro, is a leader in the high-tech semiconductor industry.
Students will have lunch, tour the Onto clean room in a "bunny suit" & participate in 2 hands-on workshops to learn about Onto products and systems.
Advanced registration on Eventbrite is required and spaces are limited.