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College Planning Guide

Corona del Mar Foundation

2018-2019

College Planning Guide

 

Naviance Training for Parents

ROTC College Scholarship Information

US Service Academies Night

The Down & Dirty About the College Admission Process

LRC - College Guidance

Mary Russell SRC Coordinator

Upcoming Events in the LRC

College Events hosted by Corona Del Mar High School - Spring 2019
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Seven Secrets to Getting In: by Dave Marcus, college admissions expert and author of the book Acceptance. He will discuss how to find the right college and get accepted. Monday, February 4, at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the Learning Resource Center located inside the 200 building.


Next College Student Athlete Night: by Paul Putnam, NCSA recruiting expert and former D1 athlete will be giving an in-depth detailed presentation on how to simplify your college athletic
recruiting. He will discuss how to successfully manage your recruiting journey and find your best college match. Monday, February 11, at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the Lecture Hall.


Post High School Options for Students with Special Needs: by several professionals in the field of Special Education. This event is for parents of students with special needs. Learn about the many different post high school programs offered by NMUSD and colleges/universities on Wednesday, February 13, at 10:00 am to 11:15 am in the Student Resource Center.


Beyond Words: The Subconscious Language of Body and Dress: by Barb Dailey, College Admissions Representative for FIDM – Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in Los Angeles. Discover the eight types of nonverbal communication and their impact on your students’ success. Thursday, March 7, at lunch in the Learning Resource Center.

Junior Jumpstart Night and College Fair: 40 + college representatives from several different states and countries will be in attendance. Learn about the many different college options, scholarships, tuition, internships, sports and clubs that the schools have to offer. Tuesday,
March 12, at 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the 200 building and Learning Resource Center.


Spring PACT Mock Practice Test: by Mary Russell, CDMHS College Programs Coordinator and sponsored by Princeton Review on Saturday, March 23, at 8:00 am to 12:00 pm in rooms #233, #235, LRC. This is a four-hour timed ACT practice test with proctors. It is just like taking the real test but score reporting only goes to the student and parent. There is a $20 fee to sign up through the CDM Foundation website. For grades 9-11.


Reducing Anxiety in the College Admissions Process: by Nick Standlea, CEO of Test Prep Gurus, will be giving a very informative presentation on how to deal with the stress of applying to college on Monday, March 25th at 6:30 pm in the Lecture Hall. His main focus will be on the college application process and how to reduce anxiety during this exciting but sometimes overwhelming time for students and parents.

United States Service Academies Information Night: by 5 college representatives from the US academies; Navy, Air Force, Military, Coast Guard and Merchant Marines; in March date TBD at 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm in the Learning Resource Center. Also, ROTC representatives from the different military branches will be available with information for student grades 9-12.


How to Choose Your Major: by Camille Crites, Associate Director of Admissions for Syracuse University. Get in-depth information on how the process works when choosing a major/double major at colleges and universities. Wednesday, March 27, at lunch in the Learning Resource
Center.


Boston University Information Night: by Elise Fischer, Associate Director of Admissions, will be presenting information on BU admission requirements, scholarships available, popular majors, internships, study abroad, clubs and sports on Tuesday, April 2nd at 6:30 pm in the Lecture Hall.


CDMHS “BIG” Spring College Fair: by 75 + college representatives from the United States, Europe and Canada on Monday, April 15th at lunch in the Main Quad for grades 7-12 and parents.


Coastline Regional Occupational Program – ROP Parent Informational Coffee: by an ROP Representative, Laurie Rybaczyk, CDM Counselor and Mary Russell date TBD in April at 9:00 am in the LRC for parents of high school students.


College and Interpersonal Relationships: Keeping our Youth Socially, Emotionally and Sexually Safe: by John Emme, CDMHS Educator in Psychology and Sociology with a Master’s Degree in
Adolescence, will speak to college bound students and parents on college safety. Topics will include: drugs. alcohol, sexual assault, stalking and sexually transmitted infections. This lively presentation will be filled with tips and pointers to make the college experience as fun and safe
as possible. (This presentation will include adult content and graphic information). Monday, April 22, at 6:30 pm in the LRC.

The American University of Paris Visa Night: by Jen Boucher, Assistant Director of Admissions, will be conducting a session on “How to Apply for a Visa” for students and parents interested in attending AUP on Thursday, May 16, at 6:30 pm in the Learning Resource Center. NOTE: If your student is applying to any international college or university, come join the informational session!


Spring PSAT Mock Practice Test: by Mary Russell, CDMHS College Programs Coordinator and sponsored by Princeton Review on Saturday, May 25, at 8:00 am to 12:00 pm in rooms #233, #235, LRC. This is a four-hour timed SAT practice test with proctors. It is just like taking the real
test but score reporting only goes to the student and parent. There is a $20 fee to sign up through the CDM Foundation website. For grades 9-11. *Any questions please contact Mary Russell, College Programs Coordinator 949-515-6021 mrussell@nmusd.

 

The 2018-19 CDMHS College Planning Guide is now available! Stop by the LRC to pick up your complimentary copy. You may also access the guide online at the top of this page. The guide is fully underwritten by your generous donations to the CDM Foundation. 

 

Contact Information

Mary Russell

College Programs Coordinator

949/515-6021

mrussell@nmusd.us

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Senior College Packets - Class of 2019

Junior Jumpstart night & College Fair

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