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2016-2017 Schedule of Workshops

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Applying to CSU, East Bay: Application Workshop with CSU, East Bay Representative
Learn about the application process for CSU, East Bay, including impacted majors, the benefits of an ADT, what CSU, East Bay is looking for in an applicant, and much more.

Tuesday, October 18: 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Room 2018, Advance Sign Up Required
Monday, November 22: 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Room 2018, Advance Sign Up Required


Applying to San Jose State University: Application Workshop with SJSU Representative
Learn about the application process for SJSU, including impacted majors, the benefits of an ADT, what SJSU is looking for in an applicant, and much more.

Monday, October 3: 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Room 2018, Advance Sign Up Required
Tuesday, November 15: 12:00pm - 1:00pm, Room 2018, Advance Sign Up Required


College Essay Help (UC Personal Insight Questions Review)
30-minute review and critique of the UC Personal Insight Questions. Must bring two printed copies of a draft for review.

Tuesdays: 4:00pm - 5:30pm, Room 8329, Advance Sign Up Required
Wednesdays: 9:30am - 10:30am, Room 8329, Advance Sign Up Required
Thursdays: 2:30pm - 3:30pm, Room 8329, Advance Sign Up Required
Fridays: 9:30am - 10:30am, Room 8329, Advance Sign Up Required


Columbia University School of General Studies Info Session
Learn more about the School of General Studies - Columbia University's college for returning and nontraditional students - offers the rigor of a liberal arts education from one of America's finest universities

Wednesday, October 19: 1:30pm - 2:30pm, Room 2018


CSU Application Workshop
This hands-on workshop focuses on CSU application guidelines for admission. Students will go step by step to calculate their CSU transferable GPA, determine grade points, units attempted and units completed. Students will have the opportunity to start on their CSUmentor.edu application and meet with a counselor to create their 2016 - 2017 education plan. Students should bring a copy of their unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended to this workshop. Students may also bring their personal laptop if they prefer, but a laptop will be provided. This workshop is two hours, and it is designed as a working session.

Wednesday, October 12: 1:30pm - 3:30pm, Room 8330, Advance Sign Up Required
Monday, October 24: 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Room 8330, Advance Sign Up Required
Wednesday, November 2: 1:30pm - 3:30pm, Room 8330, Advance Sign Up Required
Monday, November 14: 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Room 8330, Advance Sign Up Required
Monday, November 21: 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Room 8330, Advance Sign Up Required


Early FAFSA Application Workshop
This workshop will guide students through the Application For Federal Student Aid. Learn what is financial aid and what it can be used for, who can apply for financial aid, how and when a student should apply for financial aid, how is a student's financial need determined, and what types of financial aid are available. Presented by Foothill College Financial Aid Office.

Wednesday, October 5: 1:30pm - 3:00pm, Room 8330


Financial Aid for Transfer Students
This workshop provides financial aid advice for students. This workshop is presented by the Foothill College Financial Aid Office.

Wednesday, October 19: 12:30pm - 1:30pm, Room 2018


Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) Workshop
This is an interactive workshop for students interested in applying for a guaranteed admission to a UC campus for Fall 2017. Campuses include: Davis, Irving, Merced, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, and Riverside. Students will leave the workshop knowing if they are eligible for a TAG with a selected UC campus, completing a portion of the TAG application, and receiving assistance from a counselor. (2.5 hours)

Wednesday, September 28: 1:30pm - 4:00pm, Room 8330, Advanced Sign Up Required
Thursday, September 29: 1:30pm - 4:00pm, Room 8330, Advanced Sign Up Required


Transfer Counseling, Quick Questions
Students meet with a counselor for individual transfer counseling. Time is limited to 10-15 minutes.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:30am - 12:00pm, Room 8329
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 3:30pm, Room 8329


Transfer Day
Students will meet with representatives from over 60 colleges/universities (CSUs, UC, Private, Out-of-State). Ask questions and learn more about the college/university.

Wednesday, October 19: 10:00am - 1:00pm, Room 2500 (Small Gym)


UC Application Workshop
This hands-on workshop focuses on the Transfer Admission Planner (TAP) for students to input all their college courses into the TAP. Student will then have the opportunity to meet with a transfer counselor to create their 2016 - 2017 education plan. Students should bring a copy of their unofficial transcripts from all colleges attended to this workshop. Students may also bring their personal laptop if they prefer, but a laptop will be provided. This workshop is two hours, and it is designed as a working session.

Monday, October 10: 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Room 8330, Advance Sign Up Required
Monday, October 17: 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Room 8330, Advance Sign Up Required
Wednesday, October 16: 1:30pm - 3:30pm, Room 8330, Advance Sign Up Required
Monday, November 7: 2:00pm - 4:00pm, Room 8330, Advance Sign Up Required
Wednesday, November 16: 1:30pm - 3:30pm, Room 8330, Advance Sign Up Required
Wednesday, November 23: 1:30pm - 3:30pm, Room 8330, Advance Sign Up Required


UC Application & Personal Insight Questions Workshop by UC Davis Representative
Learn about admissions requirements, majors, GPA, and writing the Personal Insight Questions.

Wednesday, October 19: 1:30pm - 2:30pm, Room 2313


UC Personal Insight Questions Workshop by UC Davis Representative
Learn how to respond to the Personal Insight Questions.

Tuesday, October 4: 2:45pm - 3:45pm, Room 8330, Advance Sign Up Required
Wednesday, November 9: 1:30pm - 2:30pm, Advance Sign Up Required
Monday, November 28: 2:00pm - 3:00pm, Advance Sign Up Required


UCLA Transfer Admission Conference
UCLA will be hosting an information session for prospective transfer students in Northern California. The team of experts will include: Admission representative Jesse Arias, Assistant Director Paitzar Giourdjian and Director of Admission – Gary Clark. They will also have current UCLA undergraduates for students to interact with. We welcome students who are currently applying to UCLA and those in preparation for future fall cycles.

Friday, November 4: 10am - 1pm, Room 8403, Advance Sign Up Required on the UCLA registration system.
Space is limited.


Using Your ADT To Apply for CSU Transfer
An ADT is a guarantee pathway for transfer into the California State University (CSU) system. You will the benefits of applying for an Associates Degree for Transfer. Presented by CSU, East Bay.
Monday, November 7: 12pm - 1pm, Room 2018, Advance Sign Up Required


UC Santa Cruz Admission Workshop
UC Santa Cruz will present a workshop for students interested in applying to UC Santa Cruz for Fall 2017. Learn about application requirements, campus housing, financial aid, scholarships, Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG), and much more.
Monday, November 14: 1pm - 2pm, Room 2018




Check out "Guide for Transfer Applicants" (PDF) for more information.
 
Questions About Workshops?
Please contact Oksanna Kasoyan at (650) 949-7821 or e-mail kasoyanoksanna@foothill.edu.
 
Education Plan
Make an appointment with a counselor if you need assistance with your education plan. The key to success in transfer is to check in with your counselor on a regular basis.
 
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Update: UC Personal Statement
 
The UC Personal Statement prompts have changed effective Fall 2016. There is one required question you must answer. You will also need to answer 3 out of 7 additional questions. Each response is limited to a maximum of 350 words.
See more at Personal Insight Questions