Events/Announcements

Need money for college? Attend a FREE virtual financial aid informational webinar to learn how to access over $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds to help pay for college!

 

Pre-register at:  tinyurl.com/HIfinaidnights2020

 

Website: www.collegeiswithinreachhawaii.org/upcoming-events

 

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LIVE Jr. Future Planning Night Thursday, 9/24/2020, 7:00pmj

Here's your join information: https://bit.ly/33l2srt

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The College Seach Process 101: Where do I start
Thursday, September 3rd, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm HST
Thursday, September 3rd, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm HST (I will be leading this session)
This webinar will cover things like how to choose a college, the difference between private and public universities, community colleges, and technical colleges, what questions you should be asking to narrow down your search, and how to finally decide where to apply. This process can be overwhelming, but at the end of this webinar, you’ll know where to start!
 
College Applications 101: How to Land in the "Yes" Pile
Thursday, September 10th, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm HST
Thursday, September 10th, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm HST 
This webinar will cover everything related to the application to a 4-year university or college, and how it is viewed through the eyes of a college admission professional. We’ll talk about things you can do to stand out from the crowd! What classes should you be taking in high school? What experiences are important? Will a bad grade in one class ruin the chances of getting into your dream college?
 
College Essay 101: Tips and Tricks
Thursday, September 24h, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm HST
Thursday, September 24th, 4:00 pm-5:00 pm HST 
This webinar will dive deeper into the college admission essay. We’ll cover how to pick a topic, sound authentic, and engage a reader, while at the same time staying within the word count! Sometimes the hardest part is just getting started, but at the end of this webinar, you’ll leave with some ideas you can start drafting at home.
  • The 14 Points of Comprehensive Review (and Why They Matter)
  • How to Find Your 4 Personal Insight Question (PIQ) Topics
  • 3 Ways to Structure Your PIQs
  • The Single Most Important Element for Your Opening (IMHO)
  • Two Outstanding Example PIQs
  • 5 Essential Qualities of a Great PIQ
  • Q&A

Note: This webinar is for students, teachers, and counselors.

Register for the Webinar

Hey Juniors & Seniors, starting on the evening of Monday, August 17th at 6:30 PM, the College & Career counselors will be in the classroom! Well the Class of 2021 College & Career Google Classroom that is. Join us by clicking on the Google Meets link in the classroom and stop by to ask a question, get clarification on a task or schedule a future appointment. 
 
Parents, if you have questions, please sit with your son/daughter and join from the classroom--we'd love to see you there!
 
Our virtual office hours schedule will be updated on a weekly basis and posted in the Class of 2021 and 2022 College & Career Google Classroom in the classwork tab labeled "Office Hours." 
 
Virtual Office Hours this week of September 14-September 18, 2020:

Date

Time

Monday, September 21st

Google Meets Office Hours

6:30 PM to 8 PM

Tuesday, September 22nd

Appointments Only

Wednesday, September 23rd

Financial Aid Information Night at 6 PM *Pre-Register here: https://hawaii.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XcSAfqLkSbSIXrWld7P61Q

Thursday, September 24th

Junior Future Planning Night at 7 PM

WebEx Link: https://bit.ly/33l2srt

Friday, September 25th

Google Meets Office Hours

6:30 PM to 8 PM

Monday, September 28th

Google Meets Office Hours

6:30 PM to 8 PM

Tuesday, September 29th

Appointments Only

Wednesday, September 30th

Financial Aid Information Night at 6 PM *Pre-Register here: https://hawaii.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_XcSAfqLkSbSIXrWld7P61Q

Thursday, October 1st

Appointments Only

Friday, October 2nd

Google Meets Office Hours

6:30 PM to 8 PM

 
To begin the application process, you should first apply directly to the service academy you wish to attend (i.e. the U.S. Air Force Academy, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, U.S. Military Academy (West Point), and the U.S. Naval Academy).
  • You should then apply for all of the nominations for which you may be eligible including, but not limited to, your elected representatives in Congress (both U.S. Senators and the one U.S. Representative for your district) and the President and Vice President of the United States.s

Deadlines:

Gabbard: 10/2/2020

Case: 10/15/2020

Schatz: 10/23/2020

Hirono: 10/31/2020

Click a Representative's name to link to their app.

Senior Year Kickoff Nights

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SCOIR (meaning to exit, retire or transition)
A future planning tool for Kaiser students.
  • Expand college access and improve collegiate outcomes
  • Understand your unique talents and pursue interesting career paths well-suited to those abilities.
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