College Application Assistance: Seniors, if you need help with your college application, stop by the Career Center at lunch any Tuesday or Thursday. Counselors will be there to answer questions and/or help you fill out your application. You should have a copy of your current transcript with you. Remember, applications are due by November 30th, so don't wait till the last minute; get started now!
School-Day SAT: The school-day SAT for seniors is coming up on Wednesday, Oct. 16th. All seniors have already been registered for the test and have the opportunity to take the test for FREE. Information regarding this event will be provided to you via your English class within the next couple of weeks. Mark this important date now.
Tutoring: If you need help with any academic subject, be sure to click on the "Tutoring Options" link on this website to check out all of the many tutoring resources available to Don Lugo students. We encourage you to take advantage of these FREE resources for help you may need in any class. Available for all grade levels.
Cal-Poly Educational Talent Search (ETS): ETS would like to invite all students to come out and meet with our representatives on the Don Lugo campus. ETS has FREE tutoring available, as well as other programs, to assist students in reaching their educational goals. ETS also provides assistance with the college application process, financial aid, and scholarships. If you are interested in getting more information, you can visit ETS in room 104, Monday-Thursday from 10:30 am - 4:30 pm.
Scholarships: Seniors, our "Scholarships" link on this website has opportunities for you to get free money. As scholarships become available, we will post them, along with links, on this website. We also have the information available in the counseling office. Be sure to check out this important link for all the latest information on the many scholarships (free money!!) available to you.
Transcript Requests: Any student needing either a copy of their transcript or a transcript sent to a specific college can do this online through the "Parchment" website. There is a nominal fee of $3.75 for each transcript (fee waivers are also available through Ms. Hoy in the records office). Just click on the link for more information. https://www.parchment.com/
FREE SAT Tutoring on Khan Academy: A recent study of 250,000 students shows studying for the SAT 20 hours on Khan Academy is associated with an average score gain of 115 points. Khan Academy is the best way to prepare for the SAT, and it's FREE! It's tailoired for you, focusing on exactly what you need to practice most. Get started today. Click the link for more information. satpractice.org
Senior College Bootcamp Powerpoint: Here is the college powerpoint that the counselors presented. If you have further college-related questions, please feel free to stop by your counselor's office before school, at lunch, or after school, or set up an appointment to meet with your counselor to discuss your questions or concerns. Senior College Bootcamp Powerpoint
ATTENTION JUNIORS: California Education Code section 69432.9 requires the school district, no later than January 1 of a pupil’s grade 11 academic year, to notify, each grade 11 pupil and his or her parent or guardian that the pupil will be deemed a Cal Grant applicant unless the pupil is opted out prior to the high school’s submission of GPAs to the Commission in October 2020. Students who do not opt out will have their GPA submitted to the Commission to be considered for a Cal Grant award. If you do not want your GPA to be submitted, please stop by the Counseling Office, to complete the opt out form by September 2020.