All New, Expanded College Night For Juniors and Seniors – This Wednesday

Please join the Albany High counselors for our annual College Night this Wednesday, October 24th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Hear from admissions reps and experts on a variety of topics, including some of particular interest to juniors and seniors:

  • College 101 for 11th graders – what every Junior should be doing now to prepare for life after high school

  • College testing, including an overview of changes to the SAT

  • Writing the College Essay – tips for telling your story

Other session include:

  • College 101 for 11th graders – what every Junior should be doing now to prepare for life after high school

  • PTSA and AHS Counseling Department pairing up to discuss pathway options beyond a 4 year college: Community College transfer and career/certificate options

  • University of California and California State University admissions and campus life

  • Special programs at SFSU. Our local area campus offers some great support and academic options including METRO Academies, a ‘school within a school’ with smaller classes in a cohort model as well as dedicated advising and tutoring

  • Private liberal arts colleges Cal Arts and Howard University – thinking outside the UC/CSU systems

  • College testing, including an overview of changes to the SAT

  • Writing the College Essay – tips for telling your story

  • Coast Guard representative discussing their experience, opportunities and job placement within the military and as a civilian

  • Alternative career pathways - Public defender and Photographer sharing their experiences.

The event starts at 6:30 with an introduction in the Little Theater, followed by two 45-minute breakout sessions allowing attendees to hear from their choice of 2 different speakers. Hope to see you there!