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College Enrichment Workshops

FUHSD is pleased to offer two college enrichment workshops for High School Juniors (Class of 2022).

The Planning Workshop helps students explore and develop a list of colleges and organize their applications 
The Essay Workshop helps students brainstorm, draft and revise an essay for the UC or Common Application.
All workshops are taught by FUHSD Guidance Counselors, College/Career Advisors, and English Teachers.

College Planning Workshop (CPW)

Offered in Spring to Juniors and
Summer to rising Seniors only
 

This class guides students in 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 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.

Registration Information

The FUHSD Summer College Planning and College Essay Workshops Registration opens Tuesday, April 6 at 5 p.m. and closes on Friday, April 23.

Each workshop lasts 10-hours, meeting 2 hours per day for Monday - Friday during these weeks:

College Planning Workshop
Dates Course # Time Location
June 14 - 18 28.1002.1 8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. online
June 14 - 18 28.1002.2 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. online
June 14 - 18 28.1002.3 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Cupertino HS
June 14 - 18 28.1002.4 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Homestead HS
June 14 - 18 28.1002.5 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. online
June 21 - 25 28.1002.6 8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. online
June 21 - 25 28.1002.7 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. online
June 21 - 25 28.1002.8 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Cupertino HS
June 21 - 25 28.1002.11 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lynbrook HS
June 21 - 25 28.1002.9 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Homestead HS
June 21 - 25 28.1002.10 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. online
June 21 - 25 28.1002.12 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Lynbrook HS

 

College Essay Workshop
Dates Course # Time Location
June 14 - 18 28.1001.1 8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. online
June 14 - 18 28.1001.2 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. online
June 14 - 18 28.1001.3 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lynbrook HS
June 14 - 18 28.1001.4 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Fremont HS
June 21 - 25 28.1001.5 8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. online
June 21 - 25 28.1001.6 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. online
June 21 - 25 28.1001.7 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Lynbrook HS
June 21 - 25 28.1001.8 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Fremont HS
July 12 - 16 28.1001.9 8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. online
July 12 - 16 28.1001.10 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. online
July 12 - 16 28.1001.11 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. online
July 19 - 23 28.1001.12 8:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. online
July 19 - 23 28.1001.13 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. online
July 19 - 23 28.1001.14 1:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. online
 

NOTE: It is not recommended to take both workshops during the same week, and taking the Planning Workshop first is the preferred path in order to know which college essay to develop in the Essay Workshop.

The easiest way to register is on the FUHSD Adult School website.

The fee for each workshop is $150 per student. 
  • We offer need-based Fee Reduction Scholarships to all who qualify. 
  • If your family needs financial assistance, please complete this Fee Reduction form immediately. Fee Reduction Application Link:  http://bit.ly/CPWFeeReductionApp
  • Once approved for a scholarship, you can call the FUHSD Adult School office at 408.522.2700 to enroll. 

Additional Note: This course is available for FUHSD Juniors only (Class of 2022). Any non-FUHSD Junior who registers for this course will be dropped. A $20 cancellation fee will be charged and the remaining $130 will be refunded to the credit card.

Refund Policy

Refund requests must be received seven days before the first class  meeting. A $20 processing fee per transaction applies to all refunds.