CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITIES
|Cal Maritime||Cal Poly Pomona|
|Cal Poly San Luis Obispo||CSU Bakersfield|
|CSU Channel Islands||CSU Chico|
|CSU Dominguez Hills||CSU East Bay|
|CSU Fresno||CSU Fullerton|
|CSU Long Beach||CSU Los …more|
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA
Admissions offices by campus
Frequently Asked Questions:
PRIVATE COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES
SENIOR 2013 Handout:
* SFUSD College Fair Permission Slip (10.12.12) SFUSD COLLEGE FAIR Download
* Senior Handout [PDF] : Senior year guide 2013 Download
* Senior Fact Sheet [Word] Senior Fact Sheet Download
* FISKE Guide Survey Detail [Answers]: Fiske-Sizing-Yourself-Up-Survey Download
SFUSD college fair LIST:
Cal Poly San Luis Obispo
San Jose State University
CSU Channel Islands
Sonoma State University
Cal Poly Pomona
Humboldt State University
CSU East Bay
San Francisco State University – EOP
San Francisco State University — Fin Aid
San Francisco State University, Metro Academies
San Francisco State University, Testing Center
UC San Diego
UC Santa Barbara
UC Santa Cruz
City College San Francisco
College of San Mateo
Columbia Community College
PRIVATE COLLEGES or OUT-of-STATE
University of San Francisco
University of the Pacific
University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Nevada Reno
Dominican University of California
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Science
National Holistic Institute
California Lutheran University
Laureate Hospitality Education
International Culinary Center
Mount St. Mary’s College
Cinta Aveda Institute in San Francisco
Columbia College Chicago
Academy of Art University
Notre Dame de Namur University
California College of the Arts
University of Washington – Tacoma
NewSchool of Architecture + Design
Saint Mary’s College of California
Holy Names University
Point Loma Nazarene University
Ex’pressions College for Digital Arts
University of Massachusetts – Lowell
University of Arkansas
San Francisco Art Institute
Sierra Nevada College
University of La Verne
Portland State University
Johnson & Wales University
Geneva Business School In Switzerland
Oregon State University
Determine what questions you want to ask representatives at the fair
- Tell me about the LOCATION
- Is it in a rural, suburban, or urban setting?
- Are there restaurants and shops in walking distance?
- Are students allowed to have cars? Is campus parking available?
- How safe is the campus?
- Tell me about the ACADEMICS
- What are the most popular majors?
- What is the average class size?
- Do graduate students teach classes
- How accessible are professors?
- Are there learning support services such as tutoring?
- Are there opportunities for undergraduates to do research?
- Do you offer/require internships, co-ops, or abroad programs?
- Tell me about HOUSING
- What % of students reside on campus?
- What types of housing do you offer? (traditional dorms, apartments, suites,
- special interest housing)
- HOUSING cont’d
- Is housing guaranteed for all four years?
- How do people access dorms?
- Can I live off campus?
- Tell me about ACTIVITIES and STUDENT LIFE
- What % of students remain on campus on weekends?
- What levels of athletics are offered: varsity, intramural, club
- What % of students participate in athletics?
- What % of students are involved in Greek Life?
- What are some popular clubs or annual events?
- What cultural opportunities exist on campus?
- What are the campus crime statistics?
- How are the sports facilities, arts facilities, student center?
- May I keep a car on campus?
- Tell me about the ADMISSION process
- Describe the profile of admitted students.
- When is the best time to visit campus?
- How can I arrange a campus visit and what will happen on a visit?
- Do you offer alumni interviews?
- Will I increase my chances for admission if I visit the campus and
- “demonstrate my interest in the college? Will I hurt my chances if I do not?
- What are the deadlines for applications and financial aid?
- Do you require standardized testing? If so, what scores do you want to see?
6. Tell me about COST
- What is the cost of attendance (Tuition, Room, Board)?
- What is the financial aid deadline?
- What % of students receive financial aid?
- Do you offer merit aid as well as need based aid?
- What % of students work?
- Do international students receive aid?
- Tell me about RETENTION and FUTURE PLANS
- What % of freshman return for their sophomore year?
- What % of students graduate in four years?
- What % of students pursue graduate or professional school
- What % of graduates find jobs in their chosen field?
After the Fair
- Review your notes and look through the brochures you collected
- Identify colleges that you would like to visit and/or research further
- Email admission representatives with questions or to thank them for their time
- (email addresses are on the business cards)
Four Systems of Higher Education in California
California State University (CSU)
University of California (UC)
Private Colleges and Universities
Norcal Letter to Parents Application (part 2)
Please fill-out the above two forms, and write a short-essay: “Why you want to attend this event?” Bring it back to me asap. Remember we only have 1 week of school left before Spring Break, so I’ll need the applications ready by next Thursday. Thanks. ~Bai, 3/17/2011
DOWNLOAD: College, Financial-Aid Presentation (Updated 9/2012)
SENIOR Presentation powerpoint:
DOWNLOAD: 2011-12 Senior College Presentation Powerpoint:
POWERPOINT: 2011-12 Senior College Updated
GUIDE for CSU: click on the help tutorial on left column: http://www.csumentor.edu/admissionapp/undergrad_apply.asp
GUIDE for Private (Common App): click on Video:https://www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/FAQ.aspx
City College Step by Step Guide:Download Here: CCSF Step by Step Guide
Note: The above format and information is adapted from Lowell HS’s college website