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Last Updated: February 9, 2012

TEST DATES

Register for the SAT go to www.collegeboard.com, www.sat.org, Register for the ACT go to www.act.org Free ACT practice test go: http://actstudent.org/sampletest/index.html Free SAT practice test go: http://sat.collegeboard.org/practice

PSAT TEST DATE

TEST DATE REGISTRATION SATURDAY Main office/Pay @ book keeper window OCTOBER 15, 2011 FEE $25.00

SAT

SAT DATE October 1, 2011 November 5, 2011 December 3, 2011 January 28, 2012 March 10, 2012 May 5, 2012 June 2, 2012

TEST

REGISTER BY DATE September 9, 2011 October 7, 2011 November 8, 2011 December 30, 2011 February 10, 2012 April 6, 2012 May 8, 2012

DATES

2011-12

SAT FEE $49.00 Late Registration FEE $75.00 SAT Subject Test FEE $22.00

LATE REGISTRATION September 21, 2011 October 21, 2011 November 20, 2011 January 13, 2012 February 24, 2012 April 20, 2012 May 22, 2012

ACT

ACT TEST DATES

Test Date

September 10, 2011 October 22, 2011 December 10, 2011 February 11, 2012* April 14, 2012 June 9, 2012

TEST

REGRISTRATION DEADLINES

Registration Deadline

August 12, 2011 September 16, 2011 November 4, 2011 January 13, 2012 March 9, 2012 May 4, 2012

DATES

LATE FEE

(Late Fee Required)

August 13 ­ 26, 2011 September 17 ­ 30, 2011 November 5 ­ 18, 2011 January 14 ­ 20, 2012 March 10 ­ 23, 2012 May 5 ­ 18, 2012

2011-12

FEE'S

w/out writing $34.00 w/writing $49.50

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Community College Information

Remember to apply on-line before you can take the English or Math assessment!!!

Go to www.cccco.edu/find/alphabetical.htm this site list ALL CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER!!!

Community College Information

Remember to apply on-line before you can take the English or Math assessment!!!

Go to www.cccco.edu/find/alphabetical.htm this site list ALL CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER!!!

Cerritos College Assessment Center Rio Hondo College Assessment Center Fullerton College Assessment Center Cypress College Assessment Center www.cerritos.edu 562-860-2451 Ext. 2599 or 2364 www.riohondo.edu 562-692-0921 Ext. 3006 or 3247 www.fullcoll.edu 714-992-7568 www.cypresscollege.edu 714-484-7114

Long Beach City College Admissions

www.lbcc.edu 562-938-4136

Golden West College Admissions East Los Angeles College Admissions

www.gwc.cccd.edu 714-895-8306 www.elac.edu/ 323-265-8650

Go to www.cccco.edu/find/alphabetical.htm this site list ALL CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER!!!

What are some online resources I can use to help me prepare for the ELM and/or EPT?

Not good with paper Study Guides? How about taking some free online quizzes?

If you have to take the ELM: (Entry Level Mathematics)

If you have to take the EPT: (English Placement Test)

www.csumathsuccess.org www.csuenglishsuccess.org

Click on Exam Prep tab Select from "10 or 50 Practice Problems" for free! No need to log on or create an account Want to hear from students like you? Click on Student tab to view student testimonials about the ELM and hear their experiences!

Click on Exam Prep tab Select "Online EPT Practice Tests" Choose from "Practice Test 1" or "2" No need to log on or create an account Want to hear from students like you? Click on Student tab to view student testimonials about the EPT and hear their experiences!

EPT (English Placement Test): Format: 45 minute essay, 30 minute Reading Section (45 multiple choice questions), 30 minute Composing Section (45 multiple choice questions) Links to online EPT Reading Section Quizzes http://www.csuenglishsuccess.org/reading_skills_1 http://www.csuenglishsuccess.org/reading_skills_2 Links to online EPT Composing Section Quizzes http://www.csuenglishsuccess.org/composing_skills_1 http://www.csuenglishsuccess.org/composing_skills_2 Link to printed EPT Practice Test http://www.csuenglishsuccess.org/printed_ept_practice_test

ELM (Entry Level Mathematics): Format: 90 minutes, 50 multiple choice questions. No calculators allowed during test. Link to free ELM Quiz (10 problem) http://www.csuenglishsuccess.org/short_quiz Link to free ELM Quiz (50 problem) http://www.csuenglishsuccess.org/50_practice_problems Link to printed ELM Practice Test http://www.csuenglishsuccess.org/printed_sample_elm_problems

Financial Aid Workshops

The Financial Aid Office is committed to making sure that all eligible students can benefit from financial aid for education beyond high school. To help you get started, we are offering Saturday Financial Aid Workshops. Our workshops will inform you of everything you need to know about federal and state programs. We guide you step by step through the process, including completing the FAFSA form.

It's Time to Submit a 2012-2013 FAFSA For Fall 2012 Through Summer 2013

WORKSHOP DATES TIME LOCATION

NOTE: Workshops are not 3 hours long. Staff is available to provide oneon-one assistance during these hours. Please bring all items on the back side in order for us to assist you in completing the application. Saturday 01/28/12 9am­12 noon Administration office Saturday 02/04/12 9am­12 noon Administration office Saturday 02/11/12 9am­12 noon Administration office Saturday 02/25/12 9am­12 noon Administration office Saturday 03/03/12 9am­12 noon Administration office Saturday 03/10/12 9am­12 noon Administration office Saturday 03/17/12 9am­12 noon Administration office) Saturday 03/24/12 9am­12 noon Administration office Saturday 03/31/12 9am­12 noon Administration office Saturday 04/14/12 9am­12 noon Administration office Saturday 04/28/12 9am­12 noon Administration office Saturday 05/05/12 9am­12 noon Administration office Saturday 05/19/12 9am­12 noon Administration office

Apply early! Avoid long lines You will:

Learn about and Apply for Federal and State Grants Receive Assistance to Complete Your FAFSA Receive Information about Loans and Scholarships Learn About Extended Opportunity Program and Services (EOP&S) and other programs offered

You can sign up online at www.cerritos.edu/finaid

For more information call (562)860-2451 Ext. 2397

Financial Aid Office Hours Monday & Thursday 8:00am-4:30pm Tuesday & Wednesday 10 am-7pm

Financial Aid Office 11110 Alondra Blvd. Norwalk CA, 90650 (562) 860-2451 Extension 2397 www.cerritos.edu/finaid E-mail: [email protected]

Friday Closed

www.icanaffordcollege.com

What do I need to bring to the FAFSA workshop?

Answer all thirteen questions to determine if you are Dependent or Independent. If you answer "Yes" to any of the following questions you are considered an Independent. If you answer "No" to all questions, you will be considered a Dependent student and will need to report parental information.

Were you born before 1-1-1989? Are you married (As of the date you submitted your FAFSA)? Working on a master's or doctorate program in 2012-2013? Are you on active duty in U.S. Armed Forces? Are you a veteran of U.S. Armed Forces? Do you have children who receive more than half of their support from you? Do you have dependents other than children or spouse? Were your parents deceased, were you in foster care or a court dependent/ward? Are/were you an emancipated minor? Are/were you in legal guardianship? Have you been verified as a homeless youth? Has the Department of Housing and Urban Development determined you to be homeless? Have you been verified as an unaccompanied youth who is at risk for homelessness?

CHECKLIST FOR DEPENDENT STUDENTS

Bring the following information... FAFSA Pin Number ( www.pin.gov) Student Driver's License________________________ Your Date of Birth _____________________________ Student's Social Security #________________________ Student's Permanent Resident #(if not a US Citizen) Mother's Social Security # ________________________ Mother's Date of Birth ___________________________ Fathers' Social Security # _________________________ Father's Date of Birth ____________________________ Parent's Marital Status ___________________________ Student's 2011 W2 ______________________________ Parent's 2011 W2_______________________________ Student's 2011 Taxes (if you filed)__________________ Parent's 2011 Taxes (if they filed)___________________ Parents last pay check stub if they don't have a W2 or have not filed a Tax return yet. For the year 2010 or 2011 did your parents receive any of these benefits. ___ Social Security, ___TANF (welfare) ___Workers Compensation ____ WIC __ Food Stamps___ Free or Reduced Price Lunch Child Support amount paid or received _________ State Disability received ______________________

Yes or No Yes or No Yes or No Yes or No Yes or No Yes or No Yes or No Yes or No Yes or No Yes or No Yes or No Yes or No Yes or No

CHECKLIST FOR INDEPENDENT STUDENTS Bring the following information... FAFSA Pin Number ( www.pin.gov) Student Driver's License____________________________ Your Date of Birth _____________________________ Student's Social Security #________________________ Student's Permanent Resident # (if not a US Citizen) Student's Marital Status Student's 2011 W2 ______________________________ Student's 2011 Taxes (if you filed)__________________ Student's last pay check stub if you don't have a W2 or have not filed a Tax return yet. For the year 2010 or 2011 did you receive any of these benefits. ___ Social Security, ___TANF (welfare) ___Workers Compensation ____ WIC __ Food Stamps ___ Free or Reduced Price Lunch Child Support amount paid or received _________ State Disability received ______________________

EARLY BIRD PROGRAM

HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS

SATURDAYS

NOVEMBER 19, 2011 FEBRUARY 25, 2012 MARCH 17, 2012 MARCH 31, 2012 APRIL 21, 2012 MAY 5, 2012

7:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

LIBERAL ARTS CAMPUS, (LAC) Library (Bldg. L) THINGS YOU MUST DO TO ATTEND EARLY BIRD: 1. Have an email address 2. Apply to LBCC @ http://www.lbcc.edu/onlineapplication.cfm, wait 24 hours and call (562) 938-4485 or go to LBCC Admissions to obtain LBCC Student ID # and Password 3. Sign-up for Early Bird by email at [email protected] 4. Prepare for Assessments @ http://matric.lbcc.edu/testprep.cfm

At Early Bird you will:

Complete Math, Reading and English Assessments; take a campus tour, receive assessment results and plan first semester classes; learn about majors & transferring to a university, college clubs & sports; receive information about counseling, Financial Aid & support services; and Free Snacks!!

STUDENTS WHO ATTEND EARLY BIRD OR REGULAR ASSESSMENT & ORIENTATION (http://matric.lbcc.edu/signup.cfm) BY MAY 5, 2012 WILL RECEIVE AN EARLY FALL 2012 REGISTRATION DATE

Questions? Contact Long Beach City College's Assessment & Orientation Office Blanca Galicia at [email protected] LONG BEACH CITY COLLEGE 4901 E. CARSON STREET, LONG BEACH

LBCC AD DMISSIONS & EARLY BIRD PRO S Y OGRAM FO NEW LB FALL 20 STUDE OR BCC 012 ENTS

STUD DENTS WHO HAV A SSN & VE ARE 17 YRS. OLD BY 8/1/2012 Y STUDENTS WHO DO NOT HA A SSN W AVE SET UP AN EMAIL ADDRESS T A SET UP AN EMAIL ADDRESS Stude go to LBCC Admissions ents with a Photo ID card D -Complete Temporary Student ID Number for rm -Are issued a 999- number APPLY ONL LINE AT www w.lbcc.edu/online eapplication.cfm m WAIT 24 HOURS -Select Fall 2012 -Studen use 999- number to comple nts ete the online ap pplication Call (562) 938-4485 or go to LBCC 9 Admissions with a Photo ID Card to s D obtain LBCC Student ID # and Password S d -Print signature page & mail to LBCC t e C Sign-up for Earl Bird ly WAIT 24 HOURS -Yo will receive a email ou an -Print c confirmation page & parking permit Sign-up for Early Bird p -You will receive an email r -Print confirma ation page & pa arking permit p Call (562) 938-448 or go to LBCC 85 C Adm missions with a Photo ID Card t to obtain LBCC Student ID # and Passw n word Sign-up for Early Bird -You will rece an email eive -Print confirmation page & parking p permit Call ( (562) 938-4485 or go to LBCC Admissions with a Photo ID card to obtain LBCC Student ord ID # & Passwo STUDENTS NO 17 YRS. OLD BY 8/1/2012 OT

SET UP AN EMAIL A ADDRESS

APPL ONLINE AT LY www.lbcc.edu/ /onlineapplicati ion.cfm -Sele Fall 2012 ect -Print signatur page & mail to LBCC re

Stude go to LBCC Admissions ents with a Photo ID card t complete to a Paper Application

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2012 -- 2013 FAFSA on the Web Worksheet

U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid

www.fafsa.gov

APPLICATIONDEADLINES Federal Deadline - June 30, 2013 State Aid Deadlines - See below.

DO NOT MAIL THIS WORKSHEET.

The FAFSA on the Web Worksheet provides a preview of the questions that you may be asked while completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov. You must complete and submit a FAFSA to apply for federal student aid and for most state and college aid. Write down notes to help you easily complete your FAFSA anytime after January 1, 2012. See the table to the right for state deadlines. Your application must be submitted by midnight Central time. Also pay attention to the symbols that may be listed after your state deadline. Check with your high school counselor or your college's financial aid administrator about other deadlines. The Federal deadline is June 30, 2013. · · · ThisWorksheetisoptionalandshouldonlybecompletedif youplantouseFAFSA on the Web. Sectionsinpurpleareforparentinformation. ThisWorksheetdoesnotincludeallthequestionsfromthe FAFSA.Thequestionsthatareincludedareorderedasthey appearonFAFSA on the Web.Whenyouareonlineyoumaybe abletoskipsomequestionsbasedonyouranswerstoearlier questions.

Check with your financial aid administrator for these states and territories: AL, AS *, AZ, CO, FM *, GA, GU *, HI *, MH *, MP *, NE, NM, NV *, PR, PW *, SD *, TX, UT, VA *, VI *, WA, WI and WY *.

Payattentiontothesymbolsthatmaybelistedafter yourstatedeadline.

AK AR

CA CT DC DE FL IA ID IL IN KS KY LA MA MD ME MI MN MO MS MT NC ND NH NJ

ApplyingiseasierwiththeIRSDataRetrievalTool!

Beginning February 1, 2012 students and parents who have completed their 2011 IRS tax return will be able to use FAFSA on the Web to electronically view their tax information. With just a few simple steps, the tax information can also be securely transferred into the FAFSA.

SignyourFAFSAwithaFederalStudentAidPIN!

If you do not have a PIN, you can apply for one at www.pin.ed.gov. Your PIN allows you to electronically sign when you submit your FAFSA. If you are providing parent information, one parent must also sign your FAFSA. To sign electronically, your parent should also apply for a PIN.

NY OH OK OR PA

Freehelpisavailable!

You do not have to pay to get help or submit your FAFSA. Submit your FAFSA forfree online at www.fafsa.gov. Federal Student Aid provides freehelp online at www.fafsa.gov or you can call 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243). TTY users (hearing impaired) can call 1-800-730-8913.

NOTES:

RI SC

TN VT WV

# For priority consideration, submit application by date specified. + Applicants encouraged to obtain proof of mailing. * Additional form may be required.

Federal Student Aid logo and FAFSA are service marks or registered service marks of Federal Student Aid, U.S. Department of Education.

AK Education Grant and AK Performance Scholarship June 30, 2012 (date received) Academic Challenge - June 1, 2012 (date received) Workforce Grant - Contact the financial aid office. Higher Education Opportunity Grant - June 1, 2012 (date received) Initial awards - March 2, 2012 + * Additional community college awards - September 2, 2012 (date postmarked) + * February 15, 2012 (date received) # * June 30, 2012 (date received) * For priority consideration, submit application by May 15, 2012. April 15, 2012 (date received) May 15, 2012 (date processed) July 1, 2012 (date received); earlier priority deadlines may exist for certain programs. Opportunity Grant - March 1, 2012 (date received) # * As soon as possible after January 1, 2012. Awards made until funds are depleted. March 10, 2012 (date received) April 1, 2012 (date received) # * As soon as possible after January 1, 2012. Awards made until funds are depleted. June 30, 2013 (July 1, 2012 recommended) May 1, 2012 (date received) # March 1, 2012 (date received) May 1, 2012 (date received) March 1, 2012 (date received) 30 days after term starts (date received) April 2, 2012 (date received) MTAG and MESG Grants - September 15, 2012 (date received) HELP Scholarship - March 31, 2012 (date received) March 1, 2012 (date received) # As soon as possible after January 1, 2012. Awards made until funds are depleted. April 15, 2012 (date received) # Early priority deadlines may exist for institutional programs. NH is not offering a state grant this year. 2011-2012 Tuition Aid Grant recipients - June 1, 2012 (date received) All other applicants - October 1, 2012, fall & spring terms (date received) - March 1, 2013, spring term only (date received) June 30, 2013 (date received) + * October 1, 2012 (date received) March 1, 2012 (date received) # OSAC Private Scholarships - March 1, 2012 (date received) Oregon Opportunity Grant - February 1, 2012 (date received) All first-time applicants at a community college; a business/trade/technical school; a hospital school of nursing; or enrolled in a non-transferable two-year program - August 1, 2012 (date received) All other applicants - May 1, 2012 (date received) March 1, 2012 (date received) # Tuition Grants - June 30, 2012 (date received) SC Commission on Higher Education - As soon as possible after January 1, 2012. Awards made until funds are depleted. State Grant - As soon as possible after January 1, 2012. Awards made until funds are depleted. State Lottery - September 1, 2012 (date received) # As soon as possible after January 1, 2012. Awards made until funds are depleted. * Promise Scholarship - March 1, 2012 (date received) # * WV Higher Education Grant Program - April 16, 2012 (date received) #

WWW.FAFSA.GOV

2012-2013 FAFSA ON THE WEB WORKSHEET

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STATEAIDDEADLINES

SECTION 1 - STUDENT INFORMATION

After you are online, you can add up to ten colleges on your FAFSA. The colleges will receive the information from your processed FAFSA.

Student'sLastName

U.S. citizen (U.S. national)

FirstName

SocialSecurityNumber

StudentCitizenshipStatus (check one of the following)

Neither citizen nor eligible noncitizen

Eligible noncitizen (Enter your Alien Registration Number in the box to the right.) Generally,youareaneligiblenoncitizenifyouare:

· A permanent U.S. resident with a Permanent Resident Card (I-551); · A conditional permanent resident with a Conditional Green Card (I-551C);

YourAlienRegistrationNumber

A

· The holder of an Arrival-Departure Record (I-94) from the Department of Homeland Security showing any of the following designations: "Refugee," "Asylum Granted," "Parolee" (I-94 confirms paroled for a minimum of one year and status has not expired), T-Visa holder (T-1, T-2, T-3, etc.) or "Cuban-Haitian Entrant;" or · The holder of a valid certification or eligibility letter from the Department of Health and Human Services showing a designation of "Victim of human trafficking."

StudentMaritalStatus(check one of the following)

Single Married or remarried Separated Divorced or widowed Youwillbeaskedtoprovideinformationaboutyourspouseifyouaremarriedorremarried.

SelectiveServiceRegistration

If you are male and 25 or younger, you can use the FAFSA to register with Selective Service.

StudentAidEligibilityDrugConvictions

I have never attended college I have never received federal student aid I have never had a drug conviction Ifyoudidnotcheckanyoftheseboxes,youwillbeaskedmorequestionsonline.

Highestschoolyourfathercompleted Highestschoolyourmothercompleted

Middle school/Jr. high High school Middle school/Jr. high High school

College or beyond Other/unknown College or beyond Other/unknown

SECTION 2 - STUDENT DEPENDENCY STATUS

If you can check ANY of the following boxes, you will not have to provide parental information. Skip to page 4. If you check NONE of the following boxes, you will be asked to provide parental information. Go to the next page.

I was born before January 1, 1989 I am serving on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces Since I turned age 13, both of my parents were deceased I was a dependent or ward of the court since turning age 13 I am married I am a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces I was in foster care since turning age 13 I am currently or I was an emancipated minor I will be working on a master's or doctorate program (e.g., MA, MBA, MD, JD, PhD, EdD, graduate certificate) I have children and I provide more than half of their support I have dependents (other than children or my spouse) who live with me and I provide more than half of their support I am currently or I was in legal guardianship I am homeless or I am at risk of being homeless

NOTES:

For Help -- 1-800-433-3243

2012-2013 FAFSA ON THE WEB WORKSHEET

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SECTION 3 - PARENT INFORMATION

and uncles or aunts are notconsidered parents on this form unless they have legally adopted you. In case of divorce or separation, give information about the parent you lived with most in the last 12 months. If you did not live with one parent more than the other, give information about the parent who provided you the most financial support during the last 12 months or during the most recent year you received support. If your divorced or widowed parent has remarried, also provide information about your stepparent.

Whoisconsideredaparent?"Parent" refers to a biological or adoptive parent. Grandparents, foster parents, legal guardians, older siblings,

Providingyourfather'sinformation?Youwillneed:

Father's/Stepfather's Social Security Number Father's/Stepfather's name Father's/Stepfather's date of birth Check here if your father/stepfather is a dislocated worker

Providingyourmother'sinformation?Youwillneed:

Mother's/Stepmother's Social Security Number Mother's/Stepmother's name Mother's/Stepmother's date of birth Check here if your mother/stepmother is a dislocated worker

Didyouknow?

If your parents file a tax return with the IRS, they may be eligible to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which is the easiest way to provide accurate tax information. In a few simple steps, they may be able to view their tax return information and transfer it directly into your FAFSA.

Didyourparentsfileorwilltheyfilea2011incometaxreturn?

My parents have already completed a tax return My parents will file, but have not yet completed a tax return My parents are not going to file an income tax return

Yourparentswillneedtheirtaxreturnsand/orW-2formstocompletetheFAFSA.

Whatwasyourparents'adjustedgrossincomefor2011?

Skip this question if your parents did not file taxes. Adjusted gross income is on IRS Form 1040--Line 37; 1040A--line 21; or 1040EZ--line 4.

$

The following questions ask about earnings (wages, salaries, tips, etc.) in 2011. Answer the questions whether or not a tax return was filed. This information may be on the W-2 forms, or on the IRS Form 1040--Line 7 + 12 + 18 + Box 14 (Code A) of IRS Schedule K-1 (Form 1065); 1040A--line 7; or 1040EZ--line 1.

Howmuchdidyourfather/stepfatherearnfromworkingin2011? Howmuchdidyourmother/stepmotherearnfromworkingin2011? In2010or2011,didanyoneinyourparents'householdreceive: (Check all that apply.)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Food Stamps Free or Reduced Price School Lunch Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)

$ $

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Note: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the new name for Food Stamps. SNAP, Food Stamps and/or TANF may have a different name in your parents' state. Call 1-800-4-FED-AID to find out the name of the state's program.

Didyourparentshaveanyofthefollowingitemsin2011? Check all that apply. Once online, you may be asked to report amounts paid or received by your parents. AdditionalFinancialInformation

American Opportunity, Hope or Lifetime Learning tax credits Child support paid Taxable earnings from work-study, assistantships or fellowships Taxable grant and scholarship aid reported to the IRS Combat pay or special combat pay Cooperative education program earnings

UntaxedIncome

Payments to tax-deferred pension and savings plans Child support received IRA deductions and payments to selfemployed SEP, SIMPLE and Keogh Tax exempt interest income Untaxed portions of IRA distributions

Untaxed portions of pension distributions Housing, food and other living allowances paid to members of the military, clergy and others Veterans noneducation benefits Other untaxed income not reported, such as workers' compensation or disability

Yourparentsmaybeaskedtoprovidemoreinformationabouttheirassets. Yourparentsmayneedtoreportthenetworthoftheircurrentbusinessesand/orinvestmentfarms.

NOTES:

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SECTION 4 - STUDENT INFORMATION

Didyouknow?

If you file a tax return with the IRS, you may be eligible to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which is the easiest way to provide accurate tax information. In a few simple steps, you may be able to view your tax return information and transfer it directly into your FAFSA.

Didyoufileorwillyoufilea2011incometaxreturn?

I have already completed my tax return I will file, but I have not completed my tax return I'm not going to file an income tax return

Youwillneedyourtaxreturnsand/orW-2formstocompletetheFAFSA.

Whatwasyour(andspouse's)adjustedgrossincomefor2011?

Skip this question if you or your spouse did not file taxes. Adjusted gross income is on IRS Form 1040--Line 37; 1040A--line 21; or 1040EZ--line 4.

$

The following questions ask about earnings (wages, salaries, tips, etc.) in 2011. Answer the questions whether or not a tax return was filed. This information may be on the W-2 forms, or on the IRS Form 1040--Line 7 + 12 +18 + Box 14 (Code A) of IRS Schedule K-1 (Form 1065); 1040A--line 7; or 1040EZ--line 1.

Howmuchdidyouearnfromworkingin2011?

Check here if you are a dislocated worker

$ $

Howmuchdidyourspouseearnfromworkingin2011?

Check here if your spouse is a dislocated worker

In2010or2011,didanyoneinyourhouseholdreceive:(Check all that apply.)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Food Stamps Free or Reduced Price School Lunch Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC)

Note: Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is the new name for Food Stamps. SNAP, Food Stamps and/or TANF may have a different name in your state. Call 1-800-4-FED-AID to find out the name of the state's program.

Didyouoryourspousehaveanyofthefollowingitemsin2011? Check all that apply. Once online you may be asked to report amounts paid or received. AdditionalFinancialInformation

American Opportunity, Hope or Lifetime Learning tax credits Child support paid Taxable earnings from work-study, assistantships or fellowships Taxable grant and scholarship aid reported to the IRS Combat pay or special combat pay Cooperative education program earnings

UntaxedIncome

Payments to tax-deferred pension and savings plans Child support received IRA deductions and payments to selfemployed SEP, SIMPLE and Keogh Tax exempt interest income Untaxed portions of IRA distributions Untaxed portions of pension distributions Housing, food and other living allowances paid to members of the military, clergy and others Veterans noneducation benefits Other untaxed income not reported, such as workers' compensation or disability Money received or paid on your behalf

Youmaybeaskedtoprovidemoreinformationaboutyour(andyourspouse's)assets. Youmayneedtoreportthenetworthofcurrentbusinessesand/orinvestmentfarms.

NOTES:

DonotmailthisWorksheet.Gotowww.fafsa.govtocompleteandsubmityourapplication.

For more information on federal student aid, visit www.studentaid.ed.gov. You can also talk with your college's financial aid office about other types of student aid that may be available.

For Help -- 1-800-433-3243 2012-2013 FAFSA ON THE WEB WORKSHEET PAGE 4

6th Annual Children's Hospital Los Angeles hosting Camp CHLA. This is a five day camp for high school students who are interested in a career as a healthcare professional. Students will be able to join various professions, including but not limited to: Registered Nurses, Respiratory Care Practitioners, Doctors, Physical Therapist, Surgeons and many other healthcare professionals as they care for patients throughout the hospital. They will observe medical procedures and participate in skills labs, CPR, and Mock emergencies. Students will get a firsthand look at the fascinating world of healthcare.

We are excited to announce that Children's Hospital Los Angeles will additionally be able to offer Camp CHLA twice a year for the next 3 years thanks to a generous grant from Congresswoman Lucille Roybal-Allard of the 34th Congressional District. Camp CHLA dates for 2011: Camp 1- applications available now April 18-22, 2011 8:00 am ­ 4:30 pm Camp 2 August 8-12, 2011 8:00 am ­ 4:30 pm We ask that you please copy and distribute this brochure and information to your current Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. More information about Camp CHLA and the complete application are available online for them to print at our website, www.chla.org/campchla <http://www.chla.org/campchla> . We are currently accepting applications for the April 18-22, 2011 Camp CHLA. Approximately 60 students will be chosen based on their completed application, essay, and letter of recommendation. **Completed application packets must be postmarked by Friday, December 17, 2010. Camp CHLA is going green: This is the last application information/brochure that will be sent out via mail. All future camp CHLA information will be emailed out to the school districts and counselors. We are requesting that you email us at [email protected] <mailto:[email protected]> with an email address that future Camp CHLA application information may be sent. Please make it a priority to send us an email address so your future students will know about this great opportunity available to them. We thank you in advance and hope that some of your students will join us for five full

days of education, observation and participation in the daily activities of healthcare professionals at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Any questions see Mrs. Campos B111

Summer Programs:

The Downey Patriot is now accepting applications from students to participate in an internship program for the upcoming 2010-2011 school year. The participant will be challenged writing articles for the print newspaper and website, learning the structure of news and feature stories, developing interviewing techniques, learning associated press writing style and become exposed to newsroom and field situations an extremely valuable experience. Writers and photographers alike are encouraged to apply. Applications may be downloaded on our website at: www.TheDowneyPatriot.com A hardcopy may be obtained at the Downey Patriot office, 8301 E. Florence Ave, Suite 100 Downey, CA 90240 during business hours. **A writing sample is required if the student is interested in reporting. The sample should be what the student considers his or her best work, whether a paper written for class, a poem written in spare time or an article written for school paper. Deadline for filing is June 18, 2010. UCLA Summer Courses and Programs Acting and performance institute 6/6-7/30 Art Institute 7/6-16 and July 19-30 Sci/Art Nanolab 6/21-7/2 Dance Theatre Intensive 6/20-27 Design Media Arts Summer Institute 6/21-25 and 6/28-7/2 Global Green Business Week 7/11-17 UCLA summer-Continued Heritage language classes various dates (check Web site) Mock Trial 6/20-26 Stem Cell Science 6/21-7/30 World Music Summer institute 6/20-26 Six to Nine Week College-level Courses June 21-August 20 Get more information at www.summer.ucla.edu also see Ms. Campos B 111 for info! Harvard summer school www.ssp.harvard.edu or stop by the Career Center for information flyer

Columbia University Distinguished Instructor Outstanding students world-class university...study in New York City at Columbia University Summer High School Program Sciences Law Business, Engineering, Politics Arts College Prep, Liberal Arts Grades 9-12 Residential/nonresidential Go to www.ce.columbia.edu/hs2009

Academy of Business leadership (ABL) apply for the summer business institute leadership call 626-302-3650 or pick up application in college career center ask Ms. Campos for assistance. The summer workshop is at several universities around Southern Ca, including UCLA, USC and Cal State Dominguez Hills, stop by the College Career Center see Ms. Campos in B 111

The Gene Black Summer Medical Career Program applicants must be at least 16 and a HS student. This is a program for students interested in a career in the health care field. Students accepted into this program spend 8 hours a day, M-F for 4 weeks. They also receive a stipend of $75 ea. week to cover expenses. Go www.lapedsoc.org

USC Summer Seminars offer a unique opportunity for high school students to experience USC. Students are taught in the same classrooms, laboratories, and academic support facilities used by USC undergraduate. July 5 ­ August 1, 2009 For more information, visit our website: http//cesp.usc.edu USC Wrigley Marine Science Center Santa Catalina Island, California Summer 2009 Programs Girls entering grade 6, 7 or 8: July 5-12 High school women entering grade 9, 10 or 11: July 26 ­ August 13-20 Activities Include: Kayaking snorkeling, hiking to name just a few visit http://cesp.usc.edu for more information or stop by the college career center for flyer.

California College of the Arts 1907-2007 100 years ­California College of the arts will be offering our 23rd annual Pre-college Program for high school students from June 29th ­ July 24th, 2009. Financial aid is available to students with demonstrated artistic and academic promise and documented financial need. Downloadable application are availbe on our website at www.cca.edu/precollege please feel free to view catalog in the college career center ask Mrs. Campos. Inner-City filmmakers Summer Program The ICF summer program is designed for HS-aged students who wish to develop a career in film/television. Full and partial scholarships are available for qualified applicants who show promise and demonstrate financial need. Applications to InnerSpark are due by Feb. 27, 2010 for the summer 2010 program. Those wishing to learn more about InnerSpark or obtain application forms and instructions should visit www.innerspark.us more info is also available with Ms. Campos In B 111 College Career Center

San Francisco Art Institute Pre-college program go www.sfai.edu or call 415-749-4554 to request program description and information

The Constitutional Rights Foundation and the California Bar Foundation is pleased to announce the return of CRF's summer law institute (SLI) in 2009. Summer law institute is scheduled for July 26-August 1, 2009. Print out a sample agenda and application from CRF's website at www.crfusa.org, click on programs and summer law institute. The Alexander Hamilton Friends Association Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science: Summer Institute is free six week summer institute July 7-Aug 13 that introduces minority students form the Los Angeles metropolitan area to careers in allied health professions. Mentorship Opportunities receive a cash stipend eligibility 10th ­ 12th grade students Must submit an essay earn college 323-563-5851

FIDM-The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Summer Program for High school students 3 days of Fashion Los Angeles June 23-25 Orange County June 21-June 23 Go to fidm.edu/summerprogram to get more information and register today as space is limited!

Cornell University The Curie and Catalyst Academies are one-week summer

residential programs for HS students who excel in math and science, enjoy solving problems, and want to learn more about careers in engineering. The target populations for the CURIE Academy are current sophomore and junior girls of all backgrounds while the target populations for CATALYST Academy are current freshmen, sophomore, and junior girls and boys from backgrounds African American, Native American and Latino severely underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. For more information regarding CURIE and or CATALYST please visit: CURIE Academy http://www.engineering.cornell.edu/curie CATALYST Academy http://www.engineering.cornell.edu/catalyst

Cornell University Summer College at a glance Programs run for three or six

weeks between June 25 and August 9, 2011. All programs are designed for juniors and seniors in HS a third are also open to HS sophomores. Students live, study, and play on the Cornell campus in Ithaca, New York. Financial aid is limited and scholarships are available, but limited also please visit www.summercollege.cornell.edu or call 607-255-6203 stop by the college career center B 111 see Ms. Campos to check out the file on summer programs!

WILL YOU BE IN THE CLASS OF 20?? College Tuition and Fees Waived For Service Connected Disabled/Deceased Veterans Dependents

The California Department of Veterans Affairs (CDVA) administers a "College Tuition and Fee Waiver Program" for the children and dependents of service connected disabled or service related deceased veterans. The waiver of fees is only applicable at California State Universities, University of California Campuses and California Community Colleges. Eligible dependents interested in learning more about the State's waiver of fees and other benefits may contact their Los Angeles County Veterans Service Office (CVSO) below:

DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY & VETERAN AFFAIRS 2615 SOUTH GRAND AVENUE, #100 LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA 90007 (213) 744-4826 FAX: (213) 744-4444 WEBSITE: http://dmva.co.la.ca.us YOUR FUTURE BEGINS WITH YOU!

10 things Students need to know about Cal Grants

Cal Grants are free money-you don't have to pay back Must fill out and submit the FAFSA Free Application for Federal Student Aid Must file a verified GPA Must meet the March 2nd deadline. Cal Grants are good at all UCs, CSUs, community colleges and most private and vocational schools in CALIFORNIA Must meet financial need requirements to qualify. Must be a California resident.

Must have at least a 2.0 GPA Cal Grant is guaranteed if you meet all requirements Deadline to apply for a Cal Grant is MARCH 2nd! P.S.: Cal Grants are as much as $8300 free money for college!!! For more information about applying to college & getting financial aid, visit; To sign the on-line FAFSA Go to www.pin.ed.gov to get your and parents pin! www.californiacolleges.edu or www.calgrants.org and www.fafsa.ed.gov

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10 things Parents need to know about Cal Grants

Your student can go to college and the cost to the family doesn't need to be overwhelming financial aid is available. Students applying for a Cal Grant need a grade point average of at least a 2.0 in HS. Your student will need a Social Security card, or alien registration number, to complete the financial application forms. Talk with your student's HS guidance counselor or go to a college aid office. In the fall be sure to get a FAFSA PIN, and have your student get one, too. You will need these to sign the on-line FAFSA (electronic signature) Go to www.pin.ed.gov For help filing out the forms, find a California Cash for College workshop near you at www.californiacashforcollege.org your student could qualify for a $1000 scholarship! Gather your family year-end income and financial information for both you and your student.

If your student has a GED, or is home-schooled, a Cal Grant and other Californiafinancial aid can still be theirs-Just Apply!!!! It takes two forms for your student to qualify for a Cal Grant-The FAFSA and Cal Grant + GPA verification form. Your student may file a FAFSA anytime during the year for all kinds of financial aid. Although many kinds of aid are available after March 2nd, your student's most important application deadline is the Cal Grant MARCH 2nd DEADLINE Go towww.californiacolleges.edu or www.calgrants.org and www.fafsa.ed.gov

ELECTRICAL TRAINING INSTITUTE The joint Apprenticeship & Training Committee offers a complete 5-year program incorporating on-thejob training and supplemental classroom related instruction for the Inside Electrical Wireman Program, and continues to accept applications for eligible applicants in accordance with its approved standards and selections procedure. In order to be eligible for an interview you must submit an application with the following required documents: 1. A birth certificate or driver's license-showing that you are at least 18 years of age 2. A H.S. diploma, G.E.D., or H.S.P.E. 3. Official, unopened, transcripts showing that you have passed one year (two semesters) of H.S. Algebra or one semester of College Algebra, with a passing grade of "C" or better. 4. Must be a U.S. Citizen or meet INS requirements. Go to www.laett.com. To view added days posted to submit application Or call (323) 221-5881 for more info Aztec Fire Fuels Crew

The Aztec Fire fuels Crew is a community ­based program that works in collaboration with the United States Forest Service to provide job training, job readiness, and development services to young men and women residing in the 34th Congressional District. The goal of the program is provide participants with discipline, life shills and expertise required to obtain employment in the fields of fire fighting and environmental care. Job training & Placement Participants of the Aztec Fire Fuels Crew will complete an intense step-by-step training program that includes:*Intake & Assessment *Boot Camp *Job Readiness workshops *Life skills training *Fire Academy and *Job Placement Our recruitment Officer will work with participants on a one-to-one basis to assist with any barriers to employment. Candidate Qualifications All Aztec Fire Fuels Crew participants must meet the following requirements: 18 years of age or older High school diploma or GED Able to pass a physical endurance test Reside within the 34th Congressional District Must be able to work in the United States Requirements: Program participants must successfully complete each component of the program before moving to the next. Only participants that have completed all program components will be sent to Fire Academy with the United States Forest Service. Contact: Recruitment Office 323-526-3673

Or stop by the Career Center B111 and ask Ms. Campos for more information!

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