College Corner

Weekly Newsletter 09-13-2021

A Message from Mrs. Knight

View updates from Del Mar High School's College and Career Center! Please feel free to distribute widely and share with anyone you feel might benefit from these resources. You may click on any of the images to enlarge and view. Click on the Accessibility features in the top right corner to enlarge the font or for language translation. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact Chasity Knight.

Email: cknight@cuhsd.org

Student Appointment Link: bit.ly/knightofficehours

College and Career Center Webpage

Visit our school webpage for additional resources to guide you with college and career decisions.

Read All About!


  • Cash4College Financial Aid (12th grade registration)
  • College Rep Visits (9th-12th can register and attend)
  • Virtual CUHSD District-Wide College Fair (registration link)
  • UC, CSU, and Common App Application Help!
  • FREE College Essay Help
  • San Jose City College 100th Celebration
  • Revolution Test Prep PSAT/NMSQT SAT/ACT Services FREE virtual classes
  • Bay Area Manufacturing Job Fair
  • Scholarships
  • Volunteer Crowd

~College Rep Visits 2020-2021 DMHS Campus~

Log into your Naviance Student Account student.naviance.com/delmar to register details listed below.


College visits are scheduled during lunch time! Students may bring lunch to room 4!


Upcoming visits: Click on the photo below to learn more about these schools!

~UC, CSU, and Common App Application Help!~

~Virtual CUHSD District-Wide College Fair ~

~Cash for College~

Financial Aid Support for Seniors ONLY!

Hello Families,


Cash4College is an event sponsored by CSAC California Student Aid Commission to support the families of 12th grade students with completing the FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid or CADAA California Dream Act Application. October 1, 2021 is the open date for financial aid applications to be completed for the fall 2022 school year.


CSAC is offering multiple dates and virtual meeting locations to accommodate parent schedules. You DO NOT have to wait for the Del Mar High School date on November 16, 2021 if there is a conflict with your work schedule. Feel free to choose any date or virtual location that you are able to attend!


Each family will have a one on one in a breakout room on ZOOM with a financial aid representative. Students need to complete their financial aid application by March 2nd to be eligible for the CAL-Grant.


FAFSA Eligibility Requirements

CADAA Eligibility Requirements

Cal Grant Eligibility Requirements


Please click on the photos below and read the steps to CREATE YOUR ACCOUNT TWO WEEKS before your meeting begins. THE REGISTRATION BUTTON IS BELOW.


Thank you,


Mrs. Knight

~FREE ESSAY HELP FROM RETIRED EDUCATORS~

Revolution Test Prep PSAT/NMSQT SAT/ACT Services

Dear Families,


Del Mar High School is partnering with our friends at Revolution Prep to provide our students with a FREE opportunity to practice taking college admissions exams while remaining safely at home. A proctored practice exam is the best way to get a real-time snapshot of testing performance in order to create a testing plan. Families click on the links below to access the letter and registration link.

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When:

  • PSAT practice test: Saturday, September 11, 2021

  • SAT practice test: Saturday, September 18, 2021

  • ACT practice test: Saturday, September 25, 2021

Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm PST

Where: Live online

Cost: FREE


  • ACT & SAT 101 Workshop: Saturday, October 2, 2021

Time: 9:00am – 11:00am PST

Where: Live online

Cost: FREE


COME BY ROOM 4 FOR FREE PRACTICE TEST BOOKLETS!!!

~Scholarships~

Scholarship Application Tracker

Click here to access the Scholarship Organizer

~Volunteering & Mentoring~

Giving Back Matters!

Virtual opportunities are available for all current

9th-12th grade students.This experience will help with job resumes, scholarships and college applications. A log is available on this page to track your time making a difference.


Additional Volunteer/Summer Internships options besides tutoring students.

Student Volunteer Log

Use this document to log your volunteer or community service hours!

~CAREER SUPPORT~

Questions to Ask Your School Counselor

  • What courses do I need to take to be ready for college?
  • How should I plan my schedule so I'll complete them?
  • Which elective courses do you recommend?
  • Which AP courses should I consider taking?
  • When can I take the PSAT/NMSQT?
  • How do I get help with tutoring?
  • I am feeling a lot of stress and anxiety, can you help me?


*Example of questions to ask a counselor

Guidance Counseling and Support

Click on the button to learn more about your counseling department.

~Homework Help Opportunity for Students~

Explore and Engage

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College and Career Library

You will find a number of great books that offer helpful information on College and Career Planning on this page. Click on a book's title in blue font to learn more.

(all books are available on amazon.com).

Click here to visit our library

Archived Newsletter Weblinks

Newsletters from the beginning of the school year are on the College and Career Webpage.

Welcome to Del Mar High

As your College and Career Center Specialist I am here to help students extend their academic goals beyond high school. Education is the foundation to unlocking your full potential. The center will support students with a desire to go to college, career research, military, and community outreach opportunities.