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Taking Summer Courses at DVC or other Jr. College?       
 
Planning to take a class this summer at Diablo Valley College or  Los Medanos?
Pick up a Concurrent Enrollment form up at the Student Services center. 
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NCAA - Want to be a College Athlete?       
 
Go to the EligibilityCenter on the NCAA to register when you are a high school sophomore.
Click the link to enter as an “NCAA College Bound Student-Athlete”.
Registration fee is $70 to enroll online.  See website above for more info about Academic Eligibility Requirements (classes, GPA, SAT/ACT scores, etc….)
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COLLEGE NEWS & INFORMATION       

 

Colleges That Claim to Meet Full Financial Aid 

Great article on colleges that are meeting full financial aid needs for students with scholarships, low interest loans and grants.

Colleges and Universities That Do NOT Use SAT/ACT scores for Admitting substantial numbers of Students 

This list includes institutions that are "test optional," "test flexible" or otherwise de-emphasize the use of standardized tests by making admissions decisions about substantial numbers of applicants who recently graduated from U.S. high schools without using the SAT or ACT.

8 Facts That will Make You More Productive 

Find out how multi-tasking and other myths really don't make you work smarter! 

 

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If you need a time outside of these hours, please email us and we will do our best to accommodate you!  

College & Career Advisors

Office Hours

Linda Clark - clarkl@mdusd.org

Mon. – Fri.,  8:00am to 3:30pm

Dean Partlow - partlowd@mdusd.org

Mon. – Fri.,  8:00am to 3:30pm

 
 
Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn or Stanford University
Parent/Student Information Sessions
 
Get information from these local seminars:
  • Oakland – Thurs., May 8th, Oakland Marriott, 7:30 pm (1001 Broadway, Oakland)
  • Fremont – Wed., May 7th, Hilton Newark/Fremont, 7:30 pm (39900 Balentine Dr., Newark)
  • San Francisco – Sun., May 4th, Hyatt Regency SF, 7:30 pm  (5 Embarcadero Center, SF)
 For more information, go to www.exploringcollegeoptions.org 
 
 
 
DVC this Fall?
Information for Seniors
 
 SENIORS - Stop by the College & Career Center and pick up an Information Packet today! You MUST complete the online application, orientation, and assessment tests before you can enroll in Fall 2014 DVC classes. 
Counseling 095 course at DVC must be completed before you can enroll in Fall 2014 classes. If you do not follow all of the Information packet steps, you may not get classes you need this Fall! 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Family Connection (Naviance)       
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Naviance/Family Connection provides each student with an online locker that is just for them.  Once logged in, students can:
ü    Research colleges and careers
ü    Create a 4-year high school course plan
ü    Build a resume
ü    Find scholarships
ü    Apply to colleges
ü    Order transcripts and teacher/counselor recommendations
ü    And more!!

 To access your online Naviance locker:
https://connection.naviance.com/northgatehigh

Your Username : First 2 letters of your FIRST name, then the first 2 letters of your LAST name, and then the last 3 digits of your Student ID number. CAPITALIZE the first letter of the first name and the first letter of your last name. (Example:  FnLn123)

Your Password: The student's entire 7 digit student ID number (example: 1234567)
 
Trouble logging in?  Come to the College & CareerCenter!
 

 

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ACT/SAT TEST DATES       
 
 
See list HERE for June 2014-15 testing dates
(SAT 2015 dates are proposed and NOT final)
 
 
 
 
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NEW SCHOLARSHIPS (rev. 4/8/14)       
 
Updated Scholarship List HERE 
List also posted outside of the College and Career Center.  
  
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