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College Information Links!

The CollegeGo app guides students through the essential steps to find, apply to, and plan for college.

 

College Scorecard provides clear, accessible, and reliable national data on college cost, graduation rates, student debt, and post-college earnings. Read the White House press release about College Scorecard.

 

College Navigator helps students learn about institutions they're interested in, including the types of degrees offered, admission requirements, and campus safety statistics.

Upcoming College & Career Fairs & Info Sessions!

WiSE The Shape of Science Conference

Are you a female student interested in science? One of our seniors from last year is part of this group hosting a conference through UC Berkeley. We encourage you to attend if you are interested in learning more about how professionals in STEM shape research and industry! The conference is on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church in Berkeley from 9am - 3:30 pm. Tickets are FREE but RSVP if you plan to attend at 

tinyurl.com/wiseconf2018 - 

lunch will be provided and there will be a free raffle!

 

Pre-Pharmacy Symposium

Saturday, April 7th, 2018, Time: 8:45AM-4:30PM

Stanley Hall, UC Berkeley

Cost: General Admission: $16

Are you a student interested in pre-health, curious about a career in pharmacy, or planning to apply to pharmacy school? If so, we would like to encourage you to attend the 12th Annual Northern California Pre-Pharmacy Symposium (NCPPS) held on the UC Berkeley campus. This opportunity includes networking with leading pharmacy professionals, exploring some of the nation’s top pharmacy schools, and learning about the diverse career paths in pharmacy. This daylong symposium will feature workshops, presentations, and panels to help answer any of your questions regarding a career in pharmacy. Registration is now open until Saturday, March 17, 2018 at 11:59PM, so register now to secure your spot!

Register for NCPPS at: Eventbrite

 

Southeastern Conference Spring College Fairs

Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 7-9 PM

Sacramento Marriott Rancho Cordova

11211 Point East Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA

OR

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, 7-9PM

Walnut Creek Marriott

2355 North Main Street, Walnut Creek, CA

OR

Thursday, April 19, 2018, 7-9 PM

Garden Court Hotel, Palo Alto, CA

520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA

Register and get more information on their website HERE

 

NACAC College Fair

Saturday, April 28, 2018, Time: 1:30-4:30 PM

Cow Palace Arena and Event Center

North Hall and Arena Floor

2600 Geneva Ave 

Daly City, CA 94014

National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) is hosting a FREE college fair this Spring in San Francisco!

Free and open to the public, National College Fairs are the perfect place to kick off your college search.

Admission representatives from schools across the country are all gathered in one place. Their goal: To encourage you to learn more about their institutions, and help you sort through the qualities you’re looking for in a college. Look HERE for a list of participating schools. 

Register for the college fair HERE

Scholarships!

Upcoming Scholarships

 

TZU CHI SCHOLARS AWARD

Tzu Chi Scholars is a scholarship program funded by Buddhist Tzu Chi Foundation (www.tzuchi.org) to recognize and provide financial assistance to outstanding college-bound high school graduates. Tzu Chi Scholars are selected on the basis of their financial need, academic achievement and community involvement. Each Scholar will receive a one-time award of $1,000. A small number of Scholars may be further recognized for a four-year total scholarship award of up to $4,000. Please click HERE for more information. Deadline is March 2, 2018.

 

SOLEDAD FERNANDEZ SCHOLARSHIP

This is a $5,000 Scholarship offered by the Filipino Advocates for Justice. For questions contact Judith at 510-465-9876. Check your SFUSD email for a copy of the application or go HERE to download the application. Deadline is March 15, 2018.

 

LEWIS HOWARD LATIMER SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline has been extended! Each year they provide thousands of dollars to deserving students. All students have to do is simply apply. Apply HERE for the scholarship. The items required to complete are: fill out online application, 1 letter of recommendation, essay, personal photo, current HS transcript. The deadline has been extended to Monday, March 19, 2018.

 

2018 KAPPA ALPHA PSI SCHOLARSHIP

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. is a predominantly African-American Fraternity founded in 1911 on the campus of Indiana University. For several decades Kappa Alpha Psi has sponsored a scholarship program for high school seniors in an effort to increase the number of AfricanAmericans attending college throughout the United States. 

To be eligible for the Kappa Alpha Psi Scholarship contest: Applicant must be a graduating High School Senior; African-American, Hispanic, and Asian (male or female) are highly encouraged to apply; Must enroll at a four year College/University in the Fall of 2018. (Proof required upon acceptance); Applicant must be a U.S. citizen. ; Applicant must have a 3.0 or higher GPA; Live in Alameda, Contra Costa, San Mateo, Marin, or San Francisco Counties. If selected as recipient, the applicant will receive a monetary award of $1,000. Click HERE to fill out the online application. Deadline is March 30, 2018

 

BEACH BLANKET BABYLON SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE ARTS

Three scholarships will be awarded, one in each of the following categories: Voice, Dance, Acting. Audition to win a $15,000 Scholarship! For more information and the entry form, click HERE - all entries must be postmarked by 11:59pm, April 27, 2018. 

 

VIETNAMESE PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

The Vietnamese Physician Association of Northern California (VPANC) is pleased to announce the 23rd Annual Scholarship Award($1,500) for 10 exceptional Vietnamese high school seniors. We encourage all Vietnamese students meeting the requirements to apply. The applicant must: 1. Be of Vietnamese descent with financial hardship 2. Be a high school senior currently living in Northern California 3. Be attending college in the Summer or Fall of 2018 4. Have an unweighted GPA of 3.6 or greater. For more information and the application click HERE. Deadline is April 27, 2018.

 

Scholarship Databases

 

uAspire Scholarship Database! Looking for a range of scholarships? Click HERE! Updated regularly,

so continue to check back!

 

E4FC Scholarship Database! Dreamers or Undocumented students who are looking for scholarships?

Click HERE to view opportunities!

 

Fastweb: Create a profile and then search through scholarships you are eligible for.

Fastweb.com

 

Counseling

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Want to Meet with Your Counselor?

Fill out a "Request to See Counselor" form, which can be picked up outside the Counseling Office in the envelope next to the counseling office door with blank forms before school, after school, or at lunch. Place your form into the "Completed Forms" envelope. Your counselor will call you down to meet as soon as they are available.

Seniors - Applying to CCSF? Important Steps to Complete

If you are planning to go to City College next year and have not yet taken the placement exam, you must attend our make-up placement exam on Wednesday, March 14, from 1-4 pm at Wallenberg (we'll announce the room later). Click HERE for a flyer with all the details.

 

If you want to be sure you are on the list for the placement exam - reserve your spot by adding your name to our sign up sheet HERE - if your name is already on the list we have already reserved you a spot because you signed up with Mr. Chan.

 

In order to take the make up exam you must have completed your application for CCSF. 

 

To apply to CCSF - go to http://www.ccsf.edu/ and in center of screen click on "New Students Apply Now". If you haven't created a OpenCCC account you will need to create an account before doing the application. Make sure to apply for both Summer and Fall. If you need help completing the application, let your counselor or Mr. Chan know. Click HERE for some helpful tips for the application as well as HERE for a copy of powerpoint slides that walk you through the application with screenshots if you are encountering any problems.

 

If you did not take the placement exam and can't attend the March 14 make up exam, you can show up on certain dates in March or April to take a placement test at City College Ocean Campus. Click HERE to see a handout with March dates and HERE to see a handout with April dates the tests are offered and what you need to bring.

Need to register for the SAT or ACT? Here's how!

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Click Here to Access the Fair Opportunity Project College Application Guide!

 

From A-Z, the Entire Application Process. All in one place.

 

There is info for all grades, 9-12, including timelines of what you should be doing in each grade level to prepare for college!

 

This guide is the product of 20+ college students, 250 high school counselors, and numerous advisors in the education space. The first iteration was sent to every publicly listed school in the U.S.A and, since then, has been continuously improved using feedback from students, parents, and counselors.

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*Take a Quiz on your Interests and Find Possible Careers:

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*Gather Information on Careers:

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Check out these Summer Jobs & Programs!

SFUSD PRODUCTIVE SUMMER GUIDE: Looking for a Summer Job or Internship? Click on a topic or industry sector in the Productive Summer Guide to see job and internship opportunities for Summer! Check out SFUSD's Productive Summer Guide HERE!

 

SFUSD SUMMER RESOURCE FAIR: Check out SFUSD's Summer Resource Fair on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 11am - 3pm, County Fair Building, Golden Gate Park, 1199 9th Avenue, SF. Discover 150+ Summer Programs.

 

YOUTH WORKER INSTITUTE: Open to class of 2018. SFUSD will be looking for HUNDREDS of youth workers for the 2018-2019 school year! How would you like to be a part of an amazing team of like minded individuals that are interested in the future of our city? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you! Apply HERE and for more info here's a link to the program: www.sfusd.edu/summer/youth-worker-institute-ywi.

 

SUMMER INSTITUTE FOR TOMORROW'S EDUCATORS (SITE): Open to class of 2019 - June 7 - mid July depending on site: City College San Francisco, SFUSD College and Career Readiness, and the SFUSD Human Resources Department invite current juniors to apply for summer internship positions working with children. Apply HERE.

 

COMMUNITY HEALTH INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (CHIP): Open to class of 2019 (June 7- Mid July depending on site): The Community Health Internship Program prepares students for work in community-oriented public health, health care and social service fields. Community Health Workers provide a wide range of services including outreach and health education in community settings. Apply HERE and for more info, here's a link to the program: www.sfusd.edu/summer/community-health-internship-program-chip.

 

SUMMER FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM: June 18- July 27 - open to Class of 2018 and 2019: The Summer Fellowship Program gives student fellows an opportunity to expand their knowledge outside of the classroom while exploring and learning about potential careers in a specific industry. Apply HERE and for more info here's a link to the program: www.sfusd.edu/summer/fellowship-program.

 

SUMMER CAREER EXPLORATION PROGRAM (SCEP): Open to class of 2018, 2019, and 2020 (June 13-July 18) - Do you like working with your hands or do you like to build and create things, sign up for the Summer Career Exploration Program. Career Exploration Programs are offered in (1) Automotive Technology & (2) Building & Construction Trades. Apply HERE and for more info here's a link to the program: www.sfusd.edu/summer/summer-career-exploration-program-scep.

 

CCSF/SFUSD DUAL ENROLLMENT PROGRAM: June 11- July 29 - SFUSD Early College will be offering a selection of courses in the following fields: Child Development, Biotechnology, Visual Media Design, Broadcast Electronic Media Arts, Computer Networking and Health Education. Apply HERE and for more info here's a Link to the program: www.sfusd.edu/summer/ccsf-dual-enrollment-early-college.

 

UCSF SUMMER OPPORTUNITIES IN THE FIELD OF HEALTH: We have a number of summer opportunities for students interested in Health careers including Brain Camp @ UCSF- 1 week summer camp. Open to all current 10th and 11th graders.Taught by UCSF medical students, graduate students and faculty. Click HERE for a flyer and more info. Apply at www.ilovebraincamp.org; PITCH- Free 3-week health career exploration program for rising juniors (current sophomores). Click HERE for a flyer and more info. Apply at http://bit.ly/PITCH_2018; and CURE- paid research internship for the summer and is specific for African American and Chicano/Latino Males, current sophomores or juniors. Click HERE for a flyer and more info. To apply visit https://eaop.ucsf.edu/.

 

THE METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION COMMISSION (MTC) is sponsoring its High School Internship Program.

Apply online HEREDeadline: Sunday, March 25, 2018, The hourly rate is $15.00 per hour.  Students may work full-time or part-time, for up to 250 hours. Internships are available throughout the nine-county in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The work site locations and job descriptions are now posted on the MTC website at https://jobs.mtc.ca.gov/internships. The purpose of the program is to: introduce high school students to career opportunities in the field of transportation, help students understand the role of the transportation agencies in the community, county and region, provide skill-building opportunities during all phases of the program, and provide our transportation partners, such as planners at transit agencies or traffic engineers at city and county public works departments, with some assistance on entry-level tasks.

 

GREENAGERS: Apply online HERE - Due 4/20/2018 - open to 9th & 10th grade. Application is available to download on the website. Parks and Rec Internship for $100/month.

 

SSIP: Due 4/18/2018 - open to 11th & 12th grade: Introduce you to the fields of Architecture & Urban Planning, Engineering & Design, Finance & Accounting, Communications & Government Relations, and Operations & Environmental Management. For more information on the internship and to apply go HERE.

 

GIRLS WHO CODE SUMMER IMMERSION PROGRAM: 10th and 11th grade girls (rising juniors and seniors), prepare for your future with the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program! Summer Immersion Programs are FREE 7-week summer programs to learn the computer science skills you need to make an impact in your community and be competitive in the job market of the future. We also provide a need-based Summer Stipend to cover transportation and living costs for students who qualify. In the Summer Immersion Program, students will learn about: Careers​—They'll meet female engineers and role models and get an inside look at technical roles in the world’s top companies, like Twitter, Amazon, and AT&T, Skills and Impact​—They’ll learn to code through real-world projects in art and storytelling, robotics, video games, websites, apps, and more—plus, they’ll create a final project that solves a real-world problem they care about, Sisterhood​—They’ll learn in a supportive, girls-only environment and make lifelong friendships! Apply at ​www.girlswhocode.com/sipapply​. All applications are due ​March 16, 2018​ at 11:59 PM PST. Find flyers and other resources in this outreach toolkit.

 

MYEEP: Want to join MYEEP? Interview on-site and learn about the endless opportunities in SF! Attend their Job/Resource Fair Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 10 am - 3pm at the Hilton Hotel, 333 O'Farrell St., San Francisco. Register HERE.

 

JUNIORS INTERESTED IN JOURNALISM: The application for the Princeton University Summer Journalism Program (PUSJP) is now live! PUSJP is an all-expenses-paid journalism and college preparation program held at Princeton University for high school juniors from low-income backgrounds. Students learn reporting skills from celebrated journalists, report and write their own newspaper, and are paired with a counselor who oversees their college admissions process during their senior year. Since its inception, the majority of PUSJP alumni have been accepted to and attended highly selective colleges/universities and Ivy League schools. All program costs, including meals, housing, and transportation to and from campus, are covered by the program. The program is open to current high school juniors living in the United States with an unweighted GPA of 3.5/4.0, who have an interest in journalism. The custodial parent(s)/guardian(s)’ combined income (including child support received) must not exceed $45,000 annually (see website for more information about income requirements). Program dates: Fri, Aug 3 – Mon, Aug 13, 2018.

For more information and to apply go HERE. For website with general information go HERE. Applications are due Friday, March 23, 2018.

 

JOB OPPORTUNITY FOR STUDENTS AFFECTED BY INCARCERATION: Behind every parent in jail or prison, there are children who are serving time as well. Project WHAT! (PW) offers a place for those youth to learn, grow, and advocate. Great news: PW is always accepting new applications! Plus, our staff will review them, contact candidates, and make new hires on a rolling basis throughout the year. To apply, simply click this link. If you have any questions, feel free to email Kyle at ksporledercommunityworkswest.org.

 

PAID ART MUSEUM INTERNSHIP: Teen Art Connect Internship is now collecting applications for 2018-2019. It is a year-long paid internship for high school students from diverse backgrounds who are interested in creating fun, educational, and meaningful museum experiences for teens and the public while developing leadership and professional skills working in a fast-paced, creative and unique arts environment. TAC interns plan the annual Teen Takeover program, lead architecture and exhibition tours, participate in artist-led workshops, support museum educators in Family and Public Programs, and receive one-on-one mentorship from museum professionals and so much more. It's PAID! TAC interns get paid minimum wage for all Museum-related work. Full internship description and application is HERE. Students from all Bay Area high schools entering grades 10–12 in Fall 2018 can apply. The deadline for applications is Friday, March 23rd

Meet the Counseling Department!

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Mr. Kevin Chan

Dean/Head Counselor

Mr. Chan was born in San Francisco. He studied Psychology at San Francisco State University and received his Master's Degree in Counseling at Purdue University. Mr. Chan enjoys eating healthy, working out, and spending time with his family.

 



 

Ms. Molly Kiss

Counselor (Last names A-Lee & AVID), AVID Coordinator, Link Crew Coordinator

Ms. Kiss was born in Portland, Oregon. She earned her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology with a minor in Psychology and Master's Degree in School Counseling at the University of San Francisco. Ms. Kiss has been working at Wallenberg High School since 2013. In her free time she likes to work out, cook new recipes, explore the city, and spend time with her friends. 

 


 

Miss Baillie

Counselor (Last Names Lei-Z)

Miss Baillie was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology, minoring in Sociology and Education, and Master's of Education in School Counseling at West Chester University. She began working at Wallenberg High School in 2017. Miss Baillie enjoys music, yoga, cooking, and spending time with family and friends in her free time.