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1 UCLA’s Early Academic Outreach Program
Presents “High School College Conference” March 8, 2014

2 Early Academic Outreach Program
EAOP’s Goals Since 1975, EAOP has continuously worked to increase access to higher education for California’s educationally disadvantaged students. We have served as UCLA’s program for college preparedness to middle school and high school students in the greater Los Angeles area. We provide FOUR KEY services: Academic Advising College Knowledge Exam Preparation Academic Enrichment Early Academic Outreach Program

3 Early Academic Outreach Program
Academic Enrichment Programs Math and Science Academy May 10 Academic Prep Boot Camp July 18-20 For 9th-11th grade EAOP students Students build math and science skills while learning about various career opportunities that are available through math and science degrees. For rising 10th/11th grade EAOP students Summer residential program that builds student’s academic foundation through rigorous writing classes and creative hands-on experiences/activities. Parent Ambassador Aug. 9 & 10 College Application Boot Camp June 28-29 For parents Summer residential program where parents are trained by EAOP staff on college prep information. The goal is to have parents become education advocates and provide college information to their community. For rising 12th grade EAOP students An intensive commuter program where students participate in a college application, financial aid application, and personal statement workshop. Some upcoming academic enrichment programs For more information Early Academic Outreach Program

4 Early Academic Outreach Program
Our Team Director Debra Pounds Assistant Director Hugo Cristales Assistant Director Justyn Patterson Assistant Director Maria Wilcox Site Coordinators Ernesto Flores Ebreon Farris Maricela Saavedra Cynthia Macias Site Coordinators Britanny Lewis Darlene Neal Site Coordinators Cesar Perez Wendy Quinonez Sajae Davison Bruin Advisors Bruin Advisors Bruin Advisors Early Academic Outreach Program

5 To stay in EAOP students must:
Early Academic Outreach Program Selecting Students Student Selection Criteria >Demonstrate academic potential >1st generation college student >Family Income >Attending a school with limited college prep curriculum >Reside in a community with low college going rates >Attending a school with below average SAT/ACT exam scores >Teacher/counselor recommendations If students fail to meet the criteria to stay on our team, they will receive a written notification from their site team. Students will have ONE semester to raise their GPA to at least a 3.0. Students who don’t meet our GPA requirements will be inactivated from the program and may not be able to participate in our highly selective programs. To stay in EAOP students must: >Maintain at least a 2.4 GPA or in the process of achieving a 2.4 GPA >Attend EAOP meetings at school sites >Attend EAOP events at UCLA >Visit the Site Coordinator at their school on a regular basis Early Academic Outreach Program

6 ACTIVE EAOP students graduate with more college OPTIONS!
Early Academic Outreach Program ACTIVE EAOP students graduate with more college OPTIONS! Based on a 2013 Senior Survey (2,626 EAOP students): 81% of program participants completed and passed their “A-G” courses 74% of program participants completed their “A-G” coursed AND registered/took the ACT or SAT exam 80% of program participants applied, were accepted, AND enrolled in postsecondary institutions upon high school graduation We Train Students to WIN! Early Academic Outreach Program

7 Early Academic Outreach Program
EAOP Parent/Student Responsibilities PARENTS STUDENTS >Attend parent meetings >Keep track of student’s extracurricular activities >Communicate with counselor and EAOP on student progress >Encourage child to participate in EAOP programs (ie. Saturday Academies, summer boot camps, and school workshops) >Attend EAOP events >Frequently visit us at your school’s college office >Take all UC required entrance exams and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA. >Get involved in extra-curricular activities that interest you >Communicate with your high school College Counselor for additional information. Early Academic Outreach Program

8 WHY GO TO COLLEGE? Doctorate/Professional Degree 3 yrs+
Degrees Doctorate/Professional Degree 3 yrs+ Masters Degree 2 yrs+ Bachelors Degree 4 yrs Associate Degree 2 yrs High School Diploma 4 yrs Early Academic Outreach Program

9 US Department of Labor Statistics 2012
WHY GO TO COLLEGE? Attending college is an INVESTMENT. Higher Education is one of the BEST decisions a person can make. Unemployment Rate (%) Earnings Per Year $90,220 2.1 Professional $84,448 2.5 Doctorate 3.5 Masters $67,600 4.5 Bachelors $55,432 6.2 Associate $40,820 8.3 HS Diploma $33,904 12.4 No HS $24,492 US Department of Labor Statistics 2012 Early Academic Outreach Program

10 California Master Plan
California Community College (CCC) 100% - California State University (CSU) 33% - University of California (UC) 12.5% - Private Colleges & Universities Early Academic Outreach Program

11 HIGH SCHOOL Pathways to Higher Education OPTION #1
Early Academic Outreach Program

12 HIGH SCHOOL Pathways to Higher Education OPTION #2
Early Academic Outreach Program

13 California Community College
112 schools statewide Requirements 18 years or older If under 18: High School Diploma or High School equivalent (GED) 2 year institutions Degrees/Services Technical or Vocational Certificates Associate Degrees (A.A./A.S.) Transfer to a 4-year university Concurrent Enrollment Early Academic Outreach Program

14 California State University
23 schools statewide Requirements - High School diploma - GPA: 2.0  A-G Requirements SAT or ACT Exam 4 year institutions Degrees: Bachelors (B.A./B.S.) Masters Teaching Credentials Some offer Doctorates through joint programs with the UCs Admission Notices & Financial Aid Award Letters: As early as January Application: October 1- November 30th Statement of Intent to Register (SIR): MAY 1st Early Academic Outreach Program

15 University of California
10 schools statewide 9 campuses opened to undergrads and transfers Requirements High School Diploma GPA: 3.0  A-G Requirements SAT or ACT w/writing Honors & Awards Extracurricular Activities/Community Service Personal Statement 2 Subject Tests (Recommended) 4 year institutions Degrees: Bachelors (B.A./B.S.) Masters Doctorates/Professional Admission Notices & Financial Aid Award Letters: March/April Application: November 1- November 30th Statement of Intent to Register (SIR): MAY 1st Early Academic Outreach Program

16 Private/Independent 70+ schools statewide Requirements
High School diploma GPA: varies 2.5 A-G Requirements SAT or ACT and may require 2 Subject Tests Most schools have requirements very similar to that of the UC system 2 year & 4 year programs Degrees: Associate (A.A./A.S.) Bachelors (B.A./B.S.) Masters Doctorates/Professional Application:, Admission Notices & Financial Aid Award Letters: Varies Statement of Intent to Register (SIR): MAY 1st Early Academic Outreach Program

17 “For-Profit” Colleges = Beware
DANGERS of “For-Profit” Colleges > Most are NOT accredited colleges/universities > ”Degrees” earned are often worthless to employers > Classes taken at these colleges don’t transfer over to the Four Systems of Higher Education > Students accrue an incredible amount of DEBT!! Early Academic Outreach Program

18 A E B F C G D Eligibility Requirements A-G Requirements
History/Social Science 2 years E Language Other Than English 2 years+ B English 4 years F Visual/Performing Art 1 year C Mathematics 3 years+ G College Prep Elective 1 year D Laboratory Science 2 years+ Early Academic Outreach Program

19 Advanced Placement (AP)
Eligibility Requirements High School Courses High School Courses Any identified H/AP/CL courses taken between 10th-12th grade receive 1+ GPA point when passed with a grade of “C”↑ Advanced Placement (AP) College Level (CL) AP/CL Honors (HL) HL Regular Regular Early Academic Outreach Program

20 Eligibility Requirements
College Prep Grade Point Average (GPA) GPA is determined by grades earned in A-G classes taken in the last 3 years of high school (10th-12th grade): 9 SS SS SS College Prep GPA ONLY courses which fall under the A-G requirements are taken into consideration by colleges and universities when calculating the GPA. Some High School Graduation Requirements are NOT considered A-G courses such as: > Physical Education > Health > Computer/Typing > Woodshop > Service > Leadership Early Academic Outreach Program

21 Eligibility Requirements
Calculate GPA Grade A B C D F Regular H/AP/CL Example #1 Class Grade English A= 4 Geometry B= 3 Biology D= 1 Drawing A= 4 World History C=2 PE A=4 Total:: 14/5 classes GPA: 2.8 Example #2 Class Grade AP English A= 5 Geometry B= 3 AP Biology D= 1 Drawing A= 4 AP World History C=3 PE A=4 Total: 16/5 classes GPA: 3.2 Early Academic Outreach Program

22 Eligibility Requirements
Entrance Exams Exam SAT ACT w/writing Subject Test Length 3 hours 3 ½ hours 1 hour Areas Reading, Writing, Math English, Reading, Math, Science, + Writing Section Subject areas: literature, history, math, science, languages Scoring 2400 36 800 Cost $51 $52.50 $24.50 (basic fee) + $13 (each subject exam) $24 (language with listening) Register FEE Waiver: 2 FREE SAT Exam, 2 FREE ACT Exams, & 2 FREE Subject Tests Early Academic Outreach Program

23 Leadership and Initiative:
Eligibility Requirements Personal Achievements “Well Rounded Student”: universities want students who are active and successful both inside and outside the classroom! Honors/Awards: Essay , Speech, or Art contest Sports/Recreation recognitions (MVP, Captain, championship, etc) Academic recognitions (Science Fair, honor roll, etc) Exam Scholarship recognition (PSAT/STAR/AP) Extracurricular Activities/Community Service: Clubs, Sport, organizations Volunteering Tutor Internships Musical theater or artistic performances Participation in summer programs (COSMOS, EAOP, CYLP, etc.) Leadership and Initiative: Length of involvement in Extracurricular Activities/Community Service Progression of leadership role in clubs/organizations Leadership roles- team captain, editor newspaper/yearbook, leadership presidents, etc Work experience Early Academic Outreach Program


25 Financial Aid Cost of Attendance (COA) COST OF ATTENDANCE INCLUDES:
> Tuition > Room and Board > Housing > Transportation > Health Insurance > Personal Expenses COA varies across institutions of Higher Education: *Prices subject to change *Tuition/Fees *COA Community College $1,218 $11, 721 Cal State University $7,002 $23, 222 University of California $12,692 $32,415 Private Colleges/Universities $45,602 $62,245 Reference points for COA (all in state tuition): CCC- ELAC, assuming student is living at home and based on a 9 month budget ( ) CSU- CSULA, assuming student is living on campus ( ) UC- UCLA, assuming student is living on campus ( ) Private- USC, assuming student is living on campus ( ) Early Academic Outreach Program

26 Financial Aid Financial Need/Financial Aid
How to determine Financial Need: Cost of Attendance (COA) – Expected Family Contribution (EFC) = Financial Need (Financial Aid eligibility) Types of Financial Aid a student may be eligible for : > Grants > Scholarships > Work-study > Loans Early Academic Outreach Program

27 FREE money from the university and/or the state and federal government
GRANTS FREE money from the university and/or the state and federal government There are many different types of grants. These are the most common: Federal Grants Pell Grant: $400-$5,645 X 5 years Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG): $100-$400 Federal Teach Grant: $4,000/year State Grants Cal Grant A: min 3.0 GPA and financial need max $12,192 X 4 years Cal Grant B: min 2.0 GPA and financial need max $1,473 (1st year) and $1,473 + Tuition X 3 years Cal Grant C: based on financial need max $3,009 Cal Grant Eligibility Requirements: CA resident or AB540 student, attend a CA university, minimum GPA required, demonstrate financial need Early Academic Outreach Program

28 FREE money from organizations/companies, individuals, & university
SCHOLARSHIPS FREE money from organizations/companies, individuals, & university There are all types of scholarships with different eligibility requirements. Most scholarhsips are based on the following: GPA Talents and abilities Academic/Career Interests Extracurricular Activities Community Service WARNING be careful with fraudulant scholarships! As a general rule: If you must pay to get free money, it may be a scam! Scholarship websites listed on the back of the Financial Aid flyer in parent EAOP folders. Other places to find scholarships include library, college center, unions, and companies. “Guaranteed Winnings” “Free Seminars” Warning Signs: 1-900 numbers Ask for Credit Cards/checks Early Academic Outreach Program

29 Part time job. Amount granted depends on financial need
WORK-STUDY Part time job. Amount granted depends on financial need Most jobs are on campus Flexible work hours Granted up to $5,000 Salary is subsidized by the government Easier to find a job Early Academic Outreach Program

30 LOANS Money borrowed and must be paid back with interest.
Subsidized Stafford Loan: no interest or monthly payments until 6 months after graduation Unsubsidized Stafford Loan: interest begins to accumulate when loan is dispersed. Monthly payments begin after graduation. PLUS Loans: Loans for parents to help pay for their child’s college education. Private Loans : Private loans have higher and variable interest rates. They have no grace period and no opportunity to have loans pardoned. Early Academic Outreach Program

31 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Financial Aid Applications Application Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) GPA Verification Form CSS Profile Dream Act Application Type of Aid Grants, Scholarships, Work-study, Loans Cal Grants Institutional Aid (Private Schools) Cal Grant (ONLY for AB540 students) Deadline January 1-March 2 March 2 Varies by institution Registration Cost $0 $25 (Fee Waivers available) Early Academic Outreach Program

32 AB-540 Students AB-540 students qualify for in-state tuition if they:
Have attended a CA high school for at least 3 years (6 semesters) Graduate with a Diploma or GED Enroll in a college Submit AB-540 Affidavit with college Difference in Tuition Cost: California Community College $1,218 (in state) $4,940 (out of state) California State University (CSU) $7,002 (in state) $ 15,263(out of state) University of California (UC) $12,692 (in state) $ 35,570 (out of state) Reference Points: CCC- ELAC, based on a 9 month budget ( ) CSU- CSULA ( ) UC- UCLA ( ) Early Academic Outreach Program

33 AB-540 Students AB-130 AB-131 Signed into law July 25, 2011, authorizes AB540 students to apply to privately funded scholarships given out by a California public college/university. Effective January 1, 2012 REQUIREMENTS : Be classified as AB-540 Meet scholarship requirements Signed into law October 8, 2011, authorizes AB540 students to apply for Board of Governor’s Fee Waiver and Cal Grants Effective January 1, 2013 REQUIREMENTS : Be classified as AB540 2. GPA and income requirements as decided by the California Aid Commission Early Academic Outreach Program

34 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
AB-540 Students Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) On June 15, 2012, President Obama announced that undocumented immigrants who entered the US before the age of 16 may be eligible for “Deferred Action”. If granted, they will NOT be deported and qualify for a work permit renewable every 2 years. To be eligible you must show that you: >Have not been convicted of a felony, significant misdemeanor, or 3 misdemeanors, and do not otherwise pose a threat to national security or public safety >Were physically present in the US on June 15, 2012, & at the time of making your request for consideration of deferred action with USCIS >Are currently in school, have your HS Diploma or GED or you are an honorably discharged veteran of the Coast Guard or Armed Forces of the US >Came to the US before the age of 16 >Have continuously resided in the US since June 15,2007-Present >Were under the age of 31 as of June 15, 2012 >Entered w/o inspection before June 15, 2012 or lawful immigration status expired as of June 15, 2012 For more information please visit under Dream Act Update Early Academic Outreach Program

35 AB-540 Students AB-540 Financial Aid Strategies SCHOLARSHIPS!
Save money by living at home Find sponsors Concurrent Enrollment Speak with a financial aid officer Early Academic Outreach Program

36 Questions?

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38 Campus Activities 2:15-3:15pm Campus Tour (meet at the BEAR)
Put on your walking shoes and explore the UCLA campus with your very own Bruin Advisor tour guide! Our Bruin Advisors will guide you through the Murphy Sculpture Garden, take you to see the famous Janss Steps, the Inverted Fountain (aka Toilet Bowl), and tell you about our legends/superstitions! 2:15-3:15pm Student Panel (Meet in front of Kerckhoff Hall) Learn what it’s like to be a college student! Our undergraduates will be opening up about college life, financial aid, living on campus, their road to college, their future plans, and much more!

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