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Counseling, College, & Career May 2022

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One of The Most Motivational Speeches Ever - BELIEVE IN YOURSELF (very powerful!)

Dear Panthers

We have made it to the end of an academic year more challenging than any of us could have ever foreseen when the pandemic began. We commend each of you for the perseverance you have shown. You truly embody our Florin values of being Respectful, Responsible, and Fearless. However, it's time to change the perspective in thinking we need to be "fearless" in order to be successful. We underestimate how much fear is useful and meaningful, and how it is the path we need to progress in uncovering our potential and making a difference in our lives.

Usually, we think of fear as extremely negative and try to avoid it. We try to get around it and make sure we never have a fear of doing something and having to be "fearless" instead. However, even if we find ways to avoid fear, fear rarely avoids us. There is no one in the world who doesn't have the sense of "fear" in common; everyone has fear and their version of what that looks and feels like for them, but we all share this feeling and sensation. So, instead of trying to avoid fear and hope we never feel it again, we need to have the skill and ability to navigate and process fear to make it useful and meaningful. Let's flip the switch in seeing "fear" as something to avoid and start using it as a motivation to achieve what we want. That is an important skill everyone needs to have. This skill is resilience.

Now, the common definition we know of "resilience" is the capacity to recover quickly from difficult times. There is a deeper meaning when you give yourself the time to understand and process fear (for example) effectively. Knowing how to respond rather than react and work your way through your fear in understanding it and taking the time to process it, is true resiliency. Let's be Respectful, Responsible, and Resilient always.

To the graduating class of 2022, we are extremely happy seeing you accomplish this important milestone in your lives. Your hard work has not gone unnoticed. Your determination, dedication, and commitment remain true to your character. For many of you, you will be the first in your family to graduate from high school. For others, you will be the first to go to college. Know that your graduation is not defined by a gown, cap, or a piece of paper. Your graduation is defined by your courage; the courage to move forward and taking the next step in life weather it's going to college, starting a job or business, joining the military, or traveling.

Whether you are graduating, or returning in the fall, you have already proven that there is nothing you cannot accomplish. In the future, when life inevitably confronts you with challenges, I hope you will remind yourself to be gentle with yourself and draw confidence and courage to move forward from this very real truth. Lastly, while most students think they are the only ones learning from teachers, counselors, administrators, and other staff, know that we have been learning from you all as well. You inspire, encourage, and motivate us to be better professionals each day and make our job something to look forward to every morning. ❤️

Be proud and give yourselves the recognition you deserve!

We wish you a joyful and safe summer!

With love,

The Counseling, College, & Career Team

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Sac State April Campus Tour Spotlight!

FHS Sac State Field Trip
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As we approach the end of the year, we understand it hasn't been an easy journey for you, especially navigating and coping throughout the continuing pandemic. However, we have seen tremendous grit, diligence, and above all, resiliency from you all.

We'd love to celebrate and highlight your accomplishments and goals after high school! Join us on

Wednesday, May 18th from 8:00-9:00 am in the library. 🎉🎉🎉

We will have a complimentary breakfast, acknowledgments, & group photos!

The deadline to sign-up is May 13th!

Graduating Seniors: Export Your EGUSD Google Drive!

Graduating seniors will need to migrate the files from their EGUSD Google Drive to a personal account or download the files to a USB Flash Drive, personal computer, or other external device using Google Takeout. All Senior EGUSD Google accounts will be disabled and no longer available after Thursday, June 30, 2022. After this date, your EGUSD Google Drive data will no longer be available.

Click here for instructions on how to transfer or takeout your Google Drive files.

Need to Submit Official Transcript to Your College?

Seniors, make sure you are requesting your official high school transcripts as you all need to submit a final copy to the college/university you will be attending in the fall. You can request an official transcript by clicking on the button below OR stop by the College & Career Center to pick up a form!
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1. Set Up eServices and Los Rios Gmail

eServices is Los Rios' online student portal where students manage their information, records, classes, and more.

After your application is processed, you will receive an email with your Los Rios student ID number (also known as a "W" number or "wID"). This is a seven-digit number with a preceding "W"; for example, W0000001.

2. Complete Orientation

New student orientation gives you important information to help you succeed in college.

3. Check Your Math and English Placement

Your placement helps you determine which math, English, or English as a Second Language (ESL) courses you should enroll in.

4. Enroll in Classes

You can enroll in classes online via eServices during or after your enrollment appointment window.

5.Pay Your Fees

Pay your fees soon after you enroll to avoid being dropped.

Your tuition and fees are due soon after you enroll in classes. You may be dropped if your fees are not paid by the fee payment deadline. This is true even if you enroll in a class that starts later in the semester.

🐝 Sacramento State 🐝

After Admission Decisions Are Made

  • Accept/Decline your admission by completing your Intent to Enroll (ITE) through My Sac State Student Center as soon as you know you will be attending Sac State and no later than the extended deadline, June 1st.
    Note: Failure to complete your ITE by the deadline will result in your application being withdrawn from consideration.

🐎 UC Davis 🐎

After submitting your Statement of Intent to Register (SIR)





  • August 1: If summer coursework is requested or listed in your conditions of admission, arrange for additional official transcripts showing summer grades to be submitted by September 1 to:

    Undergraduate Admissions
    University of California
    One Shields Avenue
    Davis, CA 95616-8507

  • August 1 :Deadline to request an exemption from Aggie Orientation.
  • August 20–21: Pass 1 open registration
  • August 22–September 2: Pass 2 registration by Registrar-designated appointment time
  • Late August: Residence hall room assignments released


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What do you need for the webinar?

  • Your parents and your FSA ID (For FAFSA filers ONLY) or Dream Act Account (For CADAA filers)
  • Driver’s License, if you have one
  • Social Security Card, if you have one
  • Alien Registration Card, if you have one
  • ITIN, if you have one
  • List of colleges you are interested in to list on the applications
  • Most current bank statements
  • Any records of untaxed income
  • 2020 tax information (1040’s and W2’s)

Additional resources here: https://www.csac.ca.gov/sites/main/files/file-attachments/cash_for_college_student_resources.pdf?1606184876

CRC's Last Application Workshop!!

CRC will be hosting one last workshop to help seniors who have not started or submitted their application for the Summer or Fall term.

Please take this opportunity to attend and get help from their amazing outreach specialists with questions, concerns, student opportunities and more!

Date: May 9, 2022

Time: 4:00 pm

Zoom Registration Link: https://tinyurl.com/2b3vyu34

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Florin Summer School-Credit Recovery

High school courses will be offered through an independent study format with in-person support available on each high school campus. Students who need credit recovery or accelerated courses due to impacted schedules may apply. Summer courses will be offered June 6-July 8 with an expectation of a minimum of 2 hours of coursework per day. Students have the option to work at home or on a school campus.

Students may take two courses during the Summer Learning Program.

Deadline to complete application will be Monday, May 16.

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Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership Event

The Cesar Chavez Youth Leadership Conference and Celebration is a free college and career motivational event for junior high, high school, community college students, parents, and community members. Explore college choices, connect with community resources and learn from professional role models to help plan your future career.

This annual conference introduces the value of attending college - particularly to individuals who may not be considering higher education due to a lack of information or financial resources. Each year, the conference delivers an engaging program that:

  • Nurtures the concept that all individuals are leaders
  • Provides information on the University of California (UC) and California State University (CSU) admission requirements
  • Includes information on the California Community College (CCC) matriculation and enrollment process
  • Introduces college success resources and STEM career workforce opportunities for the public and the private sector

This free conference averages over 1800 attendees from predominantly low-income and underrepresented backgrounds each year. Attendees leave empowered, believing they can achieve their goals and knowing their resources. Enjoy live cultural entertainment, performances, music, and more. Admission and parking are free.

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FREE Sacramento Footsteps to Fire Program

the Sacramento Footsteps to Fire Program for students who may be interested in having or starting a career in the fire service. The program aims to bring in more diversity to the Sacramento Fire departments which includes Asian and Pacific Islander, Latinx, and African American communities, but is not limited to. Students interested must be 18 years of age in order to register and participate.

Participants will join CAL-JAC, Cosumnes Fire, and Sac City Fire this Fall for an inspiring five, 2-hour session program to learn the necessary steps required for a career in the fire service with a career fair as sixth session.

This is a great opportunity to hear first-hand about the cultural barriers that community members may face with going into Fire Fighting Service as an Asian, Black, or Latinx community member.

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College Making It Happen @ Sac State

College Make It Happen” Event - (includes middle school) – in-person @ CSUS, Studio Theater Plaza, Saturday, May 7, 2022. 6000 “J” Street, Sacramento. This middle school age workshop is designed for communicating the importance of early college planning while still in middle school.
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District Support Resources for Students & Families

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EGUSD Family Chat Series

Join the College Savings Series to learn about how to save money for college! As well as learn important information about financial aid and scholarships!!
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