As we come to the end of first semester, it is important to check in with our long-term goals. A question that students and parent often ask is about what they should be doing to get ready for college. I hope that the checklist below can help you set priorities and stay on track!
There are so many amazing summer opportunities for college-bound students. Check out the list below to find one that is right for you! Keep checking back for updates; I will add more as I find them! Summer Opportunities
USC Bovard Scholars is a great opportunity for our strongest students. If you are a junior in advanced classes and have higher than a 4.0 GPA, check it out! Last year we had TWO USC Bovard Scholars from Chaffey! You can follow in their footsteps! USC offers a free, year-long program to help high-achieving students with financial need gain admission to and succeed at the nation’s top universities. The program includes a three-week summer residential program on the USC campus […]
Bright Prospect is a program that supports students in our area in their quest for college. Students apply to the program in fall of their sophomore year and work with the program throughout their sophomore, junior, and senior years. Bright Prospect Mission: Bright Prospect aims to break the cycle of poverty in our service area by significantly increasing the college-going culture, expectation and rate in our community. By creating an ever-growing cadre of highly-educated young professionals, we will make our culturally […]
Blog Post by Oscar Segovia, Toyota Mentorship Program Coordinator Tigers: Last evening was the final Gala event for the Toyota Mentorship Program, culminating another enriching and rewarding year for some of our fortunate students. Attached you will find three pictures: one of the recipients of the six Toyota Scholarships and the others for perfect attendance. Please congratulate the following students who were awarded a scholarship yesterday: 1) Josue Menivar-Mendez ($1,000 Scholarship) 2) Jocelyn Betancourt ($1,000 Scholarship) 3) Eduardo Garcia ($1,000 […]
Blog Post by Jose Quintero, AVID Coordinator Greetings Everyone: It is my distinguished honor and pleasure to share some incredible news with you all! For the first time in Chaffey’s history both locally here at our high school and within our district, we have TWO students who were selected as DELL SCHOLAR RECIPIENTS for the class of 2018! This scholarship is a nationally recognized, extremely competitive, time consuming and requires multiple phases to complete. Nonetheless, that did not stop our resilient, […]
There are so many colleges and universities to choose from, that it can be a huge task to find the one that is right for you. Fortunately, there are many online tools to help you get started, some of which you can see below. When looking for the perfect school, you should consider location, size, offerings, financial aid, and on-campus student life, and lots more. You should reflect on what you want from a college experience, and then try to […]
Scripps College in Claremont offers an excellent college-mentoring program. The program supports young women who are the first in their families to attend college. Through intensive mentoring, a summer on-campus program, and enrichment activities, SCA students become well-prepared college applicants. Applicants must be in 10th grade. Check out the website and video below for more information. Applications for Summer 2018 are not posted yet, but they are usually available in early January.
Pomona College Academy for Youth Success (PAYS) is another amazing opportunity for excellent students to get ready for college. The program supports competitive students in preparation for and applications to highly competitive colleges and universities. Applicants must be in 9th grade and demonstrate dedication to academics through course selection and outstanding grades. The applications open November 9. 2018 and are due February 22, 2019.
The College Board administers the Advanced Placement Program internationally. All of the AP courses offered at Chaffey are aligned to the rigor and excellence established by the College Board guidelines. To help students prepare for AP level work and to help current AP students be successful, the College Board has innumerable resources.