WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
 
 
Summer 2016 Schedule of Workshops (TBD)

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Visiting College Representatives

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Spring 2016 Workshops Topics *NEW!

Admissions Workshops:
Attend these workshops to learn undergraduate degree programs at specific private schools, such as admissions requirements, understanding the cost of an education, housing, financial aid, and much more.

    • Palo Alto University & William Jessup University
      Monday, May 9
      , 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Room 8330

    • University of San Francisco
      Tuesday, May 10
      , 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Room 8330

Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT)
An ADT is a guarantee pathway for transfer into the California State University (CSU) system.  You will learn the two types of ADTs, and the different between an A.A.-T/A.S.-T and the traditional A.A./A.S. Degree. You will also learn about the 20 different ADT degrees available at Foothill College and the requirements to earn an Associate Degree for Transfer.

Monday, May 23, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – Room 8330
Wednesday, May 25, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Room 8330

CSU Next Steps
This workshop is presented by the CSU East Bay Admissions Representative and intended for conditionally accepted students to a CSU for Fall 2016.  Attend this workshop to learn how to navigate through the college portal and e-mail system. He will discuss important document deadlines, housing information, and much more. 

Thursday, April 7, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Room 2020 (Toyon Room)
Wednesday, April 27, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Room 8330
Thursday, May 12, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Room 2019 (Altos Room)
Wednesday, May 25, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Room 8330

How to Write Your UC Personal Statement
Get advice on writing a strong personal essay or statement.  Learn different approaches to writing essay to gain admittance into a UC.

Thursday, June 2, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Room 8330
Wednesday, June 15, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Room 8330

International Student Transfer Fair
Hosted by the Foothill College International Office, students have the opportunity to meet with representatives from CSU, UC, Private, and Out-of-State Universities.  Ask questions and receive college handouts and literature.  Free Admission.

Wednesday, May 4, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Library Quad

Open House (for UC TAP & TAG)
Drop-in to the Transfer Center to get help calculating your transferable GPA, completing the UC Transfer Admission Planner (TAP), and determining if you are eligible for a Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG).  The Transfer Counselor will be available to assist students without an appointment.

Monday, May 16, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Room 8329
Tuesday, May 17, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Room 8329
Wednesday, May 18, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Room 8329

San Francisco State University Next Steps:
Ask Questions, Get Answers!

Attend this workshop by the SFSU Admissions Representative to learn the next steps in the process for conditionally admitted students for Fall 2016. Ask questions!

Thursday, May 26, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Room 8330

Transfer 101
Learn the basics of preparing for transfer, including UC/CSU eligibility, General Education requirements, and major preparation.  This is a great starting point for students just getting started or students with 30 – 45 units.

Wednesday, June 1, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Room 8330
Monday, June 6, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Room 8330
Tuesday, June 14, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Room 8330

Transfer Advising Drop-In
Ask a quick question to the Transfer Counselor.  Time is limited to 15-mintes, space is limited.  Advanced sign-up is not required.

Monday – Thursday, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Room 8329

Transfer Info Table
The Transfer Center will be outside meeting students and available to answer quick questions. Drop by to see what resources are available through the Transfer Center.

Wednesday, May 11, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Campus Center
Wednesday, May 18, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Campus Center
Wednesday, May 25, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Campus Center

UC Next Steps
Attend this workshop if you are a conditionally accepted student to a UC for Fall 2016.  The UC Davis Admissions Representative will present important information about your to-do lists, checking e-mail, and financial aid and housing deadlines.  She will also share important document deadlines, such as the Transfer Academic Update, Statement of Intent to Register, Official Transcripts, and AP and/or IB exam scores.

Wednesday, April 30, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Room 8330
Thursday, May 5, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Room 8329
Monday, May 16, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Room 8330

UC Transfer Admission Planner (TAP)
This is an important workshop for students to learn how to set up their Transfer Admission Planner.  Students will work hands-on at the computers in the Transfer Center to learn about the benefits of the UC TAP, create your own account, and start inputting your coursework.  The information in the TAP can be used for applying for a Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG) and directly imported into your UC Application when ready to apply.  Presented by UC Davis.  Space is limited. 

Tuesday, April 5, 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. – Room 8329
Wednesday, April 20, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Room 8329
Thursday, May 5, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Room 8329
Monday, May 16, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Room 8329

UC TAP/TAG
This workshop, presented by the Transfer Center Counselor, is designed as an information session for students interested in applying for a Transfer Admission Guarantee (TAG). Learn how important it is to complete your individual TAP account as well as requirements and deadlines for a TAG.

Wednesday, April 18, 1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Room 8330
Thursday, April 19, 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Room 8330
Wednesday, June 8, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Room 8330
Monday, June 13, 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Room 8330

UCLA Transfer Alliance Program Workshop
Hosted by the Foothill College Honor’s Program, students will learn about the UCLA Transfer Alliance Program (TAP).  Foothill Honors Scholars are given guaranteed priority consideration for admission to the UCLA College of Letters and Sciences. 

Wednesday, May 11, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Room #2020 (Toyon Room), Campus Center

Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)
This workshop will discuss a tuition reduction program, Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) and creating out of state college options.  WUE is available at specific colleges/universities for students who are seeking to go outside of their home state for college.  The presentation will cover the history of WUE and its qualifications as well as why students should consider going out of state and how to create out of state college options.

Monday, May 9, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Room 8330

Winter 2016 Workshops

UC Next Steps
Monday, March 7 from Noon - 1 p.m. in Room 8330

Attend this workshop to learn: how to look at your to-do list, check email, and follow the next steps after being conditionally accepted.  This workshop will address important document deadlines, financial aid deadlines, and much more.  Advanced sign-up required.  Presented by UC Berkeley and UC Davis.

CSU Next Steps
Thursday, March 10 from Noon - 1 p.m. in Room 8330

Attend this workshop to learn: how to look at your to-do list, check email, and follow the next steps after being conditionally accepted.  This workshop will address important document deadlines, financial aid deadlines, and much more.  Advanced sign-up required.  Presented by CSU, East Bay.

Transfer Advising Drop-In (Every Monday - Friday)
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.in the Transfer Center, Room 8329
Drop-in is limited to 15 minutes. Advanced sign-up not required.

Common Application Open Lab Hours (download PDF flyer with dates/times)
Visit the Transfer Center computer lab to work on your application. Please note that this workshop is not intended to replace advising from a counselor. To obtain your individual education plan, you must meet with a counselor.

Common Application Essay Review (download PDF flyer with dates/times)
Sign up for a 30-minute appointment to have your personal statement and essay questions reviewed. You must come prepared with each essay printed out with the prompt typed on the top of the page.

Discover UC Davis Day! (download PDF form)
UC Davis is hosting a campus event with transportation, tours, information sessions, and lunch. Complete the required application and return to the Transfer Center by January 31, 2016. Space is limited to 50 students.

Financial Aid for Transfer Students
The Foothill College Financial Aid Office is co-hosting this workshop for students to learn more about financial opportunities available for attending private and out-of-state institutions. Advanced sign-up preferred.


Fall 2015 Workshops

College Essay Help: Personal Statement Advice
Get help with a review of your personal essay/statement for content and persuasiveness.  Bring your completed essay printed for a review.

How to Apply to a CSU (click to download PDF)
Attend this workshop to learn the CSU admission requirements and how to access the web site.  This is a hands-on workshop at the computer.  Please bring unofficial transcripts.

How to Apply to UC (click to download PDF schedule)
This workshop is a presentation of the UC application.  You will learn general guidelines on how to submit the online application for admission.  Ask questions and learn how to be a successful applicant.  Please bring unofficial transcripts.

How to Write Your Personal Statement (download the PDF)
Get advice on writing a strong personal essay or statement.  Learn different approaches to writing essays to gain admittance into a UC.

Transfer Advising (download the PDF)
Drop in the Transfer Center to meet with a transfer counselor for an individual meeting.  Time is limited to 10-15 minutes for quick questions.

Transfer Day FlyerTRANSFER DAY 2015
(click to download PDF flyer)

This college fair is an opportunity for you to explore various university options.  The event will take place on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Small Gym.  Meet with admissions representations to find out more about your target universities.  The event is free and open to all students. More than 60 colleges will be in attendance.

After Transfer Day, on October 21, there will be a variety of admissions workshops and visits by college representatives.  Attendance is free.  For more information, visit the Transfer Day web page for details about sessions with these colleges listed below.

California Northstate University
www.cnsu.edu

Columbia University School of General Studies
www.columbia.edu

DeVry University
www.devry.edu

UCLA
www.ucla.edu

Transfer Information Sessions

Nov. 5: UC San Diego Information Session (click to download PDF)
This workshop will be lead by a UCSD Admissions Counselor who will share information about the college, such as admissions requirements, majors, GPA, and expectations for acceptance.

Nov. 5: How Can the Associate Degree for Transfer Guarantee Me University Admission? (click to download PDF)
This workshop presentation helps students understand the requirements for the Associate Degree for Transfer.  Getting an AA-T or an AS-T Degree gives students priority admission into the CSU system.  Attend to learn what the Associate Degree for Transfer program can do for you.

Nov. 12: Next Steps Advising for Business Majors attending SJSU
Drop-in sessions will be led by a SJSU alumn and advisor from the Jack Holland Student Success Center. He will share his Top Ten Tips for transfer success.  He will answer questions about the business department and being a transfer student. He can address major questions that are not admissions related. 

 
Sign up for an individual appointment and/or college representative workshop.
 
Questions About Workshops?
Please contact Oksanna Kasoyan at (650) 949-7821 or e-mail kasoyanoksanna@foothill.edu.
 
Education Plan
Make an appointment with a counselor if you need assistance with your education plan. The key to success in transfer is to check in with your counselor on a regular basis.
 
Last updated: June 20, 2016
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