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College Enrichment Workshops

Summer 2019 Registration is Open!

The registration process has changed, so please read below for more information.
 
We will offer classes based on both teacher availability and student interest, so specific courses are not set until after online registration is completed. 
 
  • Sessions are Monday through Friday for two (2) hours per day (10 hours total).
  • We offer two different weeks: June 17-21 and June 24-28.
  • We offer three different times: 8am, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Only current FUHSD Juniors (Class of 2020) are eligible to register.


Registration Process

 
Step 1: Complete the Online Registration Form to indicate your interest and availability depending on week, time and location by April 3.
Step 2: We will run a lottery to match you as close as possible to your first choice week, time and location.
Step 3: We will send you a pre-printed registration form for a specific class, with time, date and location, by April 12.
Step 4: You will have 3 weeks to submit the registration form with payment or a financial aid application to the Quinlan Center to confirm registration by May 3.
Step 5: We will send you specific course and room number information in the week or two before the course.

College Workshop General Information

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

The courses cost $150 per session and Financial Aid 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. 

These courses are in high demand. All students who submit the online form by the end of business day on April 3 will have an equal opportunity to be placed in their first choice course location and time. Although class size is limited, most students who register before the deadline will get a seat in a class.

Please refrain from calling FUHSD or the City of Cupertino with questions about lottery placement until you have received notification (April 12).  Registration requests received after the deadline will be placed on a waitlist and notified by email if/when space becomes available.

Please contact your student’s Guidance Counselor for more information about the courses. For questions about the registration process, please contact Cupertino Recreation & Community Services 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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