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La Serna High School

WUHSD to Host College Fair Sept. 18

Whittier Union High School District is hosting its annual District College Fair at La Serna High School on Wednesday, Sept. 18, providing students and parents a one-stop shop for meeting with dozens of college representatives and getting their college entrance questions answered.

The event, taking place from 6 to 8 p.m., will feature more than 70 representatives from community colleges, Cal States, UCs, private/independent colleges and out-of-state universities.

Colleges scheduled to participate include UCLA, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, Cal State Fullerton, Humboldt State University, San Francisco State University, Rio Hondo College, FIDM, Los Angeles College of Music, Southern California Institute of Architecture, University of Arizona, University of East London, Willamette University and more.

Representatives from the military and other support programs, including Tri-Cities ROP and California Student Opportunity and Access Program (Cal-SOAP), will also be present. Various informational college workshops will be offered, including:

UC Admissions Process – Presented by UC Davis
7 to 7:30 p.m. (Spanish) and 7:30 to 8 p.m. (English), Small Gym

CSU Admissions Process – Presented by Cal State Fullerton
7 to 7:30 p.m. (English) and 7:30 to 8 p.m. (Spanish), Large Gym

Advantages of a Community College – Presented by Rio Hondo College
7 to 7:30 p.m. (English) and 7:30 to 8 p.m. (Spanish), Room K-105

College Recruiting Simplified – Presented by NCAA Clearinghouse
6:45 to 7:30 p.m. (English only), Library

Financial Aid – Presented by Cerritos College
6:30 to 7 p.m. (Spanish) and 7:30 to 8 p.m. (English), Cafeteria

Dreamer’s Workshop – Presenter to be determined
6:30 to 7 p.m., Room K-107

La Serna High School is at 15301 Youngwood Drive, Whittier. For more information, call La Serna’s College and Career Center at (562) 698-8121, ext. 6066.