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College Enrichment Workshops

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 Juniors (Class of 2021), 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.

Spring 2020 College Planning Workshop

Registration opens February 10, 2020.








March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7

4 to 6 p.m.

Fremont HS


Tuesdays March 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7

4 to 6 p.m.

Monta Vista HS



March 11, 18, 25, April 1, 8

4 to 6 p.m.

Homestead HS

11644 Thursdays March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9 4 to 6 p.m. Cupertino HS



March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9

4 to 6 p.m.

Lynbrook HS



March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9

4 to 6 p.m.

Cupertino HS


March 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9

4 to 6 p.m.

Monta Vista HS

Registration Process

  • Sessions meet one (1) day a week, two (2) hours per day for five (5) weeks (10 hours total).
  • Only current FUHSD Juniors (Class of 2021) are eligible to register.

To register

  1. Print the Blank Registration Form (link below, starting February 10).
  2. Bring Registration Form to the Quinlan Community Center on Stelling Road.
  3. Registration is first come, first serve based on space availability. Staff will inform you of open seats in classes and let you register immediately.
  4. Registration requests received after the classes fill will be placed on a waitlist and notified by phone or email if/when space becomes available.