Colleges That Change Lives is a unique consortium of smaller, liberal arts colleges with unique programs or approaches to learning. These schools hope to build "the knowledge, character and values of young people by introducing them to a personalized and transformative collegiate experience." Two college fairs will be held on Sunday, July 30 at the Hilton Hotel, Universal City. Other locations are available in San Diego and Santa Clara. Check out their website: ctcl.org/events-all/
This article supports what I see my students. There is definitely a focus on tech jobs and thinking ahead to possible careers. Makes internships, co-ops, and summer jobs even more important!
The latest news from the University of California and letters of recommendation. Berkeley has been requesting letters for the last two years and we will see if the others institute this practice during the upcoming application cycle. It is important to know that the new personal insight questions, in place of personal statements, allow students to share multiple sides of their personality and involvements.
When considering colleges, we always look for ways that students can thrive and pursue their passions. Here is an excellent article about opportunities at UCLA,. www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-ucla-startups-20170707-story.html