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October Announcements

October Announcements
Posted on 10/19/2020

OCTOBER ANNOUNCEMENTS

COLLEGE AVENUE COMPACT NEWSLETTER

Hoover staff have been subscribed for the October 2020 Newsletter. Feel free to unsubscribe at any time!

Check out previous newsletters here: September 2020 NewsletterAugust 2020 Newsletter & July 2020 Newsletter

With upcoming updates to the All-Staff Email/Lists, future college news/updates will be added to the CAC site on the Hoover website.

Please also check out our website: https://makingcollegepossible.org/ and follow up our I’m Making College Possible campaign on social mediaJ

COLLEGE AVENUE COMPACT TEAM UPDATES

Joining the Hoover team this month: Giovana Duong!

Previously at Clark Middle School and Wilson Middle School, Giovana is back from maternity leave to support our 9th grade CAC students as they transition at Hoover High.

In addition to supporting our 9th graders, Giovana will be supporting our 12th grade office hours on Thursdays this fall!

 

PREPARING, PLANNING, & PAYING FOR COLLEGE: A FAMILY WORKSHOP SERIES

Great topics for families of all grade-levels!

Workshop series facilitated by SDSU Counseling Masters students to support our families and students at Hoover High.

 

SAT/ACT REMINDERS FOR FALL 2020

  • SAT/ACT scores are NOT required for Class of 2021 on CSU and UC applications; scores are OPTIONAL
  • Many private colleges/universities have also gone TEST-OPTIONAL or TEST-BLIND for admissions
  • SDUSD schools will NOT be a TEST-SITE for fall 2020
  • In regard to the SDSU Guarantee criteria (College Readiness requirement) – updates coming soon (see attachment)!

 

CAC DROP-IN OFFICE HOURS AND 1-1 APPOINTMENTS

  • Click here to view the Class of 2021 CAC Senior List
  • CAC seniors can sign up for 1-1 Appointments with Ms. Claudia: to discuss college list, majors, college eligibility, and check-in on college/fin aid apps.

https://bit.ly/MsClaudiaOH

  • CAC seniors can join Drop-In Office Hours (Tues/Thurs from 1-4pm): for line-by-line review of college and financial aid applications in group

https://bit.ly/cacOfficeHours

  • Office Hours – App Schedule (line-by-line): 
    • Tuesdays: CSU & Common App
    • Thursdays: UC & Fin Aid Apps
  • In November: CAC will open up drop-in office hours to more students, especially if they do not have a college access program!

In the meantime, you can refer seniors without a college access program to their school counselors and resources included below

COLLEGE APPLICATION RESOURCES

 

IMPORTANT DATES & DEADLINES

·         October 20: Humboldt State University Virtual College Rep Visit @ 1:00pm http://bit.ly/HumboldtFA20

·         October 20 & 22 : CAC Drop-In Office Hours from 1-4pm

·         October 22 : CSU Monterey Bay Virtual College Rep Visit @ 1:00pm http://bit.ly/CSUMBFA20

·         October 26: UC Berkeley Virtual College Rep Visit @ 1:30pmhttp://bit.ly/UCBerkeleyFA20

·         October 27 & 29 : CAC Drop-In Office Hours from 1-4pm

·         November 3 & 5 : CAC Drop-In Office Hours from 1-4pm

·         November 10 & 12 : CAC Drop-In Office Hours from 1-4pm

·         November 17 & 19 : CAC Drop-In Office Hours from 1-4pm

·         November 23-25: CAC APP ASSISTANCE – TBA!

·         November 30: UC Application Deadline

·         December 4: CSU Application Deadline

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