Dr. Jan Mindish, retired PMHS principal, and Mrs. Cindy Stoner, retired PMHS science teacher, worked as readers for F&M college applications this year. They learned so much valuable “inside” information about the college admissions process and especially about how to write an effective college essay.
In addition to the college representatives, students and parents can visit two sessions of informational presentations (beginning at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m.) on topics ranging from how to write an effective college essay and prerequisite courses to financial aid and athletic recruitment. One presentation on financial aid and educational planning will be offered in Spanish. Students will also be able to pick up instructions on applying for the annual Tulare County College Night Scholarship, which provides one student $1,000 per year for up to four years, based on academic and personal accomplishments.
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California State University, Los Angeles, professor , a national expert on college essays and the college admissions process will host a workshop on how to write an effective college essay. Students are advised to bring a résumé or list of accomplishments to the workshop, which will be held on Wednesday, Sep. 30 from 4-5:30 p.m. at the .