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College Enrichment Workshops

Fall 2019 College Essay Workshop









October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

4 to 6 p.m.




October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

4 to 6 p.m.




October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

4 to 6 p.m.

Monta Vista



October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

4 to 6 p.m.




October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

4 to 6 p.m.




October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

4 to 6 p.m.


Registration Process

  • Sessions meet one (1) day a week, two (2) hours per day for five (5) weeks (10 hours total).
  • Only current FUHSD Seniors (Class of 2020) are eligible to register.

To register

  1. Print the Blank Registration Form (linked below, starting September 9).
  2. Bring Registration Form to the Quinlan Center on Stelling Road.
  3. Staff will inform you of open seats in classes below and let you register immediately.
  4. Registration requests received after the deadline will be placed on a waitlist and notified by email if/when space becomes available.

College Workshop General Information

The Fremont Union High School District, in partnership with the City of Cupertino Parks & Recreation, is pleased to offer a college preparation course for High School Seniors (Class of 2020), taught by experienced FUHSD Guidance Counselors and College/Career Advisors.

The courses cost $150 per session and Fee Reduction applications are available (see link below).

College Planning Workshop (CPW)

Offered in Spring to Juniors

and Summer to rising Seniors only


This overview class guides students in reflecting on themselves as students and identifying goals and plans for college. Emphasis is placed on organizing the college search and application process.

  • Topics include: individual academic profile, finding a college match, choosing a major, understanding college systems, application tips and tricks, managing deadlines, applying for financial aid, and letters of recommendation.
  • Students will develop and receive personalized feedback on a list of prospective colleges to which they will apply in the fall.

College Essay Workshop (CEW)

Offered in Fall to Seniors only

and Summer to rising Seniors


This workshop allows students to brainstorm, write, and refine a personal statement essay required for UC or private college applications. Students will have several opportunities to work one-on-one with instructors and revise their drafts:

  • Review essay prompts; read sample essays; review essay tips and tricks; and write and revise a college application essay.
  • Students will draft a college application essay, receive personalized feedback, and use the feedback to revise and improve the essay.

Please contact your student’s Guidance Counselor for more information about the courses. For questions about the registration process, please contact Cupertino Parks & Recreation at (408) 777-3120.

If you have any other questions about these course offerings, please contact Josh Maisel, Coordinator of Academic Interventions, at (408) 522-2297 or josh_maisel@fuhsd.org.




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Our College Enrichment Workshops for the current year have been partially funded through a generous donation from the Fremont Union High Schools Foundation.