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UCLA’s Early Academic Outreach Program

Presents

“High School College Conference”

March 8, 2014

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Early Academic Outreach Program

EAOP’s Goals

Since 1975, EAOP has continuously worked to increase access to higher education for California’s educationally disadvantaged students. We have served as UCLA’s program for college preparedness to middle school and high school students in the greater Los Angeles area.

We provide FOUR KEY services:

Academic Advising

College Knowledge

Exam Preparation

Academic Enrichment

Early Academic Outreach Program

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Early Academic Outreach Program

Academic Enrichment Programs

Math and Science Academy May 10

Academic Prep Boot Camp July 18-20

For 9th-11th grade EAOP students

Students build math and science skills while learning about various career opportunities that are available through math and science degrees.

For rising 10th/11th grade EAOP students

Summer residential program that builds student’s academic foundation through rigorous writing classes and creative hands-on experiences/activities.

Parent Ambassador Aug. 9 & 10

College Application Boot Camp June 28-29

For parents

Summer residential program where parents are trained by EAOP staff on college prep information. The goal is to have parents become education advocates and provide college information to their community.

For rising 12th grade EAOP students

An intensive commuter program where students participate in a college application, financial aid application, and personal statement workshop.

For more information email:

eaop.ucla.parentambassadors@gmail.com

Early Academic Outreach Program

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Early Academic Outreach Program

Our Team

Director

Debra Pounds

Assistant Director

Hugo Cristales

Assistant Director

Maria Wilcox

Assistant Director

Justyn Patterson

Site Coordinators

Ernesto Flores

Ebreon Farris

Maricela Saavedra

Cynthia Macias

Site Coordinators

Britanny Lewis

Darlene Neal

Site Coordinators

Cesar Perez

Wendy Quinonez

Sajae Davison

Bruin Advisors

Bruin Advisors

Bruin Advisors

Early Academic Outreach Program

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Early Academic Outreach Program

Selecting Students

Student Selection Criteria

>Demonstrate academic potential

>1st generation college student

>Family Income

>Attending a school with limited college prep curriculum

>Reside in a community with low college going rates

>Attending a school with below average SAT/ACT exam scores

>Teacher/counselor recommendations

To stay in EAOP students must:

>Maintain at least a 2.4 GPA or in the process of achieving a 2.4 GPA

>Attend EAOP meetings at school sites

>Attend EAOP events at UCLA

>Visit the Site Coordinator at their school on a regular basis

Early Academic Outreach Program

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Early Academic Outreach Program

ACTIVE EAOP students graduate with more college OPTIONS!

Based on a 2013 Senior Survey (2,626 EAOP students):

  • 81% of program participants completed and passed their “A-G” courses
  • 74% of program participants completed their “A-G” coursed AND

registered/took the ACT or SAT exam

  • 80%of program participants applied, were accepted, AND enrolled in

postsecondary institutions upon high school graduation

We Train Students to WIN!

Early Academic Outreach Program

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Early Academic Outreach Program

EAOP Parent/Student Responsibilities

PARENTS

STUDENTS

>Attend EAOP events

>Frequently visit us at your school’s college office

>Take all UC required entrance exams and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.

>Get involved in extra-curricular activities that interest you

>Communicate with your high school College Counselor for additional information.

>Attend parent meetings

>Keep track of student’s extracurricular activities

>Communicate with counselor and EAOP on student progress

>Encourage child to participate in EAOP programs (ie. Saturday Academies, summer boot camps, and school workshops)

Early Academic Outreach Program

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WHY GO TO COLLEGE?

Degrees

Doctorate/Professional Degree 3 yrs+

Masters Degree 2 yrs+

Bachelors Degree 4 yrs

Associate Degree 2 yrs

High School Diploma 4 yrs

Early Academic Outreach Program

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WHY GO TO COLLEGE?

Attending college is an INVESTMENT. Higher Education is one of the BEST decisions a person can make.

Unemployment Rate (%)

Earnings Per Year

$90,220

Professional

2.1

$84,448

2.5

Doctorate

Masters

3.5

$67,600

4.5

Bachelors

$55,432

6.2

Associate

$40,820

8.3

HS Diploma

$33,904

No HS

12.4

$24,492

US Department of Labor Statistics 2012

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California Master Plan

California Community College (CCC)

100% - cccapply.org

California State University (CSU)

33% - calstate.edu

University of California (UC)

12.5% - universityofcalifornia.edu

Private Colleges & Universities

aiccu.edu

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Pathways to Higher Education

OPTION #1

HIGH SCHOOL

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Pathways to Higher Education

OPTION #2

HIGH SCHOOL

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California Community College

112 schools statewide

  • Requirements
  • 18 years or older
  • If under 18:
    • High School Diploma or
    • High School equivalent (GED)

2 year institutions

  • Degrees/Services
  • Technical or Vocational Certificates
  • Associate Degrees (A.A./A.S.)
  • Transfer to a 4-year university
  • Concurrent Enrollment

Early Academic Outreach Program

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California State University

23 schools statewide

  • Requirements
  • - High School diploma
  • - GPA: 2.0 
  • A-G Requirements
  • SAT or ACT Exam

4 year institutions

  • Degrees:
  • Bachelors (B.A./B.S.)
  • Masters
  • Teaching Credentials
  • Some offer Doctorates through
  • joint programs with the UCs

Admission Notices & Financial

Aid Award Letters: As early as

January

Statement of Intent to Register (SIR): MAY 1st

Application: csumentor.edu

October 1- November 30th

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University of California

10 schools statewide

9 campuses opened to undergrads and transfers

  • Requirements
  • High School Diploma
  • GPA: 3.0 
  • A-G Requirements
  • SAT or ACT w/writing
  • Honors & Awards
  • Extracurricular Activities/Community Service
  • Personal Statement
  • 2 Subject Tests (Recommended)

4 year institutions

  • Degrees:
  • Bachelors (B.A./B.S.)
  • Masters
  • Doctorates/Professional

Admission Notices & Financial

Aid Award Letters: March/April

Application: universityofcalifornia.edu/apply

November 1- November 30th

Statement of Intent to Register (SIR): MAY 1st

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Private/Independent

  • Requirements
  • High School diploma
  • GPA: varies 2.5
  • A-G Requirements
  • SAT or ACT and may require
  • 2 Subject Tests
  • Most schools have requirements
  • very similar to that of the UC
  • system

70+ schools statewide

2 year & 4 year programs

  • Degrees:
  • Associate (A.A./A.S.)
  • Bachelors (B.A./B.S.)
  • Masters
  • Doctorates/Professional

Application:

Commonapp.org,

aiccu.edu

Admission Notices & Financial

Aid Award Letters: Varies

Statement of Intent to Register (SIR): MAY 1st

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“For-Profit” Colleges = Beware

DANGERSof “For-Profit” Colleges

> Most are NOT accredited colleges/universities

> ”Degrees” earned are often worthless to employers

> Classes taken at these colleges don’t transfer over to the Four Systems of

Higher Education

> Students accrue an incredible amount of DEBT!!

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6838088n

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Eligibility Requirements

A-G Requirements

A

History/Social Science

2 years

Language Other Than English 2 years+

E

English

4 years

B

F

Visual/Performing Art

1 year

Mathematics

3 years+

C

G

College Prep Elective

1 year

D

Laboratory Science

2 years+

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Eligibility Requirements

High School Courses

High School Courses

Any identified H/AP/CL courses taken between 10th-12th grade receive 1+ GPA point when passed with a grade of“C”↑

Advanced Placement (AP)

College Level

(CL)

AP/CL

Honors (HL)

HL

Regular

Regular

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Eligibility Requirements

College Prep Grade Point Average (GPA)

GPA is determined by grades earned in A-G classes taken in the last 3 years of high school (10th-12th grade):

9 SS 10 SS 11 SS 12

College Prep GPA

ONLY courses which fall under the A-G requirements are taken into consideration by colleges and universities when calculating the GPA.

Some High School Graduation Requirements are NOT considered A-G courses such as:

> Physical Education > Health

> Computer/Typing > Woodshop

> Service > Leadership

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Eligibility Requirements

Calculate GPA

GradeA B C D F

Regular 4 3 2 1 0

H/AP/CL 5 4 3 1 0

Example #1

Class Grade

English A= 4

Geometry B= 3

Biology D= 1

Drawing A= 4

World History C=2

PE A=4

Total:: 14/5 classes

GPA: 2.8

Example #2

Class Grade

AP English A= 5

Geometry B= 3

AP Biology D= 1

Drawing A= 4

AP World History C=3

PE A=4

Total: 16/5 classes

GPA: 3.2

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Eligibility Requirements

Entrance Exams

FEE Waiver: 2 FREE SAT Exam, 2 FREE ACT Exams, & 2 FREE Subject Tests

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Eligibility Requirements

Personal Achievements

“Well Rounded Student”: universities want students who are active and successful both inside and outside the classroom!

Honors/Awards:

  • Essay , Speech, or Art contest
  • Sports/Recreation recognitions (MVP, Captain, championship, etc)
  • Academic recognitions (Science Fair, honor roll, etc)
  • Exam Scholarship recognition (PSAT/STAR/AP)

Extracurricular Activities/Community Service:

  • Clubs, Sport, organizations
  • Volunteering
  • Tutor
  • Internships
  • Musical theater or artistic performances
  • Participation in summer programs (COSMOS, EAOP, CYLP, etc.)

Leadership and Initiative:

  • Length of involvement in Extracurricular Activities/Community Service
  • Progression of leadership role in clubs/organizations
  • Leadership roles- team captain, editor newspaper/yearbook, leadership presidents, etc
  • Work experience

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HOW DO I PAY

FOR COLLEGE?

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Financial Aid

Cost of Attendance (COA)

COST OF ATTENDANCE INCLUDES:

> Tuition > Room and Board

> Housing >Transportation

> Health Insurance > Personal Expenses

COA varies across institutions of Higher Education:

*Prices subject to change

*Tuition/Fees

*COA

Community College $1,218 $11, 721

Cal State University $7,002 $23, 222

University of California $12,692 $32,415

Private Colleges/Universities $45,602$62,245

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Financial Aid

Financial Need/Financial Aid

How to determine Financial Need:

Cost of Attendance (COA)–Expected Family Contribution (EFC)

=Financial Need (Financial Aid eligibility)

Types of Financial Aid a student may be eligible for :

>Grants

>Scholarships

>Work-study

>Loans

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GRANTS

FREE money from the university and/or the state and federal government

There are many different types of grants. These are the most common:

  • Federal Grants
  • Pell Grant:
  • $400-$5,645 X 5 years
  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG):
  • $100-$400
  • Federal Teach Grant:
  • $4,000/year

State Grants

  • Cal Grant A: min 3.0 GPA and financial need

max $12,192 X 4 years

  • Cal Grant B: min 2.0 GPA and financial need

max $1,473 (1st year) and

$1,473 + Tuition X 3 years

  • Cal Grant C: based on financial need

max $3,009

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SCHOLARSHIPS

FREE money from organizations/companies, individuals, & university

There are all types of scholarships with different eligibility requirements. Most scholarhsips are based on the following:

  • GPA
  • Talents and abilities
  • Academic/Career Interests
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Community Service

WARNING be careful with fraudulant scholarships! As a general rule: If you must pay to get free money, it may be a scam!

“Free Seminars”

“Guaranteed Winnings”

Warning Signs:

Ask for Credit Cards/checks

1-900 numbers

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WORK-STUDY

Part time job. Amount granted depends on financial need

  • Most jobs are on campus
  • Flexible work hours
  • Granted up to $5,000
  • Salary is subsidized by the government
  • Easier to find a job

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LOANS

Money borrowed and must be paid back with interest.

  • Subsidized Stafford Loan: no interest or monthly payments until 6 months after graduation
  • Unsubsidized Stafford Loan: interest begins to accumulate when loan is dispersed. Monthly payments begin after graduation.
  • PLUS Loans: Loans for parents to help pay for their child’s college education.
  • Private Loans : Private loans have higher and variable interest rates. They have

no grace period and no opportunity to have loans pardoned.

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Financial Aid Applications

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AB-540 Students

AB-540 students qualify for in-state tuition if they:

  • Have attended a CA high school for at least 3 years (6 semesters)
  • Graduate with a Diploma or GED
  • Enroll in a college
  • Submit AB-540 Affidavit with college

Difference in Tuition Cost:

California Community College

$1,218 (in state) $4,940 (out of state)

California State University (CSU)

$7,002 (in state) $ 15,263(out of state)

University of California (UC)

$12,692 (in state) $ 35,570 (out of state)

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AB-540 Students

AB-130

AB-131

Signed into law July 25, 2011, authorizes AB540 students to apply to privately funded scholarships given out by a California public college/university.Effective January 1, 2012

REQUIREMENTS :

  • Be classified as AB-540
  • Meet scholarship requirements

Signed into law October 8, 2011, authorizes AB540 students to apply for Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver and Cal Grants

Effective January 1, 2013

REQUIREMENTS :

  • Be classified as AB540

2. GPA and income requirements as decided by the California Aid Commission

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AB-540 Students

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

On June 15, 2012, President Obama announced that undocumented immigrants who entered the US before the age of 16 may be eligible for “Deferred Action”. If granted, they will NOT be deported and qualify for a work permit renewable every 2 years.

To be eligible you must show that you:

>Have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor, or 3 misdemeanors, and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety

>Were physically present in the US on June 15, 2012, & at the time of making your request for consideration of deferred action with USCIS

>Are currently in school, have your HS Diploma or GED or you are an honorably discharged veteran of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the US

>Came to the US before the age of 16

>Have continuously resided in the US since

June 15,2007-Present

>Were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012

>Entered w/o inspection before June 15, 2012 or lawful immigration status expired as of June 15, 2012

For more information please visit lacashforcollege.org/resources.htmlunder Dream Act Update

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AB-540 Students

AB-540 Financial Aid Strategies

  • SCHOLARSHIPS!
  • Save money by living at home
  • Find sponsors
  • Concurrent Enrollment
  • Speak with a financial aid officer

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THANK YOU!

Please visit our website for more information:

www.eaop.ucla.edu

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Campus Activities

2:15-3:15pm Campus Tour (meet at the BEAR)

Put on your walking shoes and explore the UCLA campus with your very own Bruin Advisor tour guide! Our Bruin Advisors will guide you through the Murphy Sculpture Garden, take you to see the famous Janss Steps, the Inverted Fountain

(aka Toilet Bowl), and tell you about our legends/superstitions!

2:15-3:15pm Student Panel (Meet in front of Kerckhoff Hall)

Learn what it’s like to be a college student! Our undergraduates will be opening up about college life,

financial aid, living on campus, their road to college, their

future plans, and much more!