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10,000 Degrees College Opportunities Summit

YOUR ROADMAP TO COLLEGE

The 10,000 Degrees College Opportunities Summit is a summer college success program that focuses on supporting rising high school seniors prepare for their college journey through a *FREE* weeklong series of virtual workshops and activities with recent college graduates. We firmly believe in helping students reach their full potential regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, documentation status, or socioeconomic background.

YOU’LL LEARN…

  • Why college is an option for you
  • How to build a college list
  • How to research and explore different college pathways
  • Best practices for navigating through your senior year
  • Best practices to grow your advocacy skills
  • And much more!

WHEN IS THE 10,000 DEGREES COLLEGE OPPORTUNITIES SUMMIT?

Students will Zoom in virtually from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Monday through Friday on the following weeks:

  • July 26–30, 2021, for students attending…
    • Marin County: Tomales High School, San Marin High School, Novato High School, Marin Oaks High School, Terra Linda High School, San Rafael High School, Madrone High School, Redwood High School, Archie Williams High School, Tam High School, Tamiscal High School, or San Andreas High School
    • Sonoma County: Sonoma Valley High School, Archbishop Hanna High School, Creekside High School, Elsie Allen High School, Piner High School, Healdsburg High School, Casa Grande High School, or Petaluma High School
    • East Side Union High School District: Yerba Buena High School
  • August 9-13, 2021, for students attending… 
    • Any of our partner schools from Session 1
    • San Francisco Unified School District: Balboa High School, Burton High School, Ida B. Wells High School, Thurgood Marshall High School, Lincoln High School, Downtown High School, or San Francisco International High School
    • West Contra Costa Unified School District: John F. Kennedy High School or Sylvester Greenwood Academy
    • Lake County: Lower Lake High School
    • Or any High School in Napa County

WHEN IS THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER?

To receive Zoom access information and workshop materials, students attending the July 26-30 session must register by July 22, 2021, and students attending the August 9-13 session must register by August 5, 2021.

WILL THERE BE ANY INFORMATION FOR PARENTS? 

There will be a Parent Night for both sessions! Parent’s and Guardian’s are invited to learn…

  • What their students senior year will look like
  • What their students options are post high school and their respective admission requirements
  • How 10,000 Degrees can support them during their senior year and beyond

Parent Night for parents and guardians of students who are attending July 26-30 will be on July 28 at 6pm.

Parent Night for parents and guardians of students who are attending August 9-13 will be on August 11 at 6pm.

Parent Night will be presented in both English and Spanish.

CAN I PARTICIPATE IN OTHER “COLLEGE ACCESS” PROGRAMS AT THE SAME TIME?

Yes! If a student participates in another college access program that provides similar services to 10,000 Degrees, they can still participate in the 10,000 Degrees College Opportunities Summit, provided that it does not conflict with other summer programming offered by other college access organizations.

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE 10,000 DEGREES COLLEGE OPPORTUNITIES SUMMIT?

Students attending a partner high school site will have access to *FREE* year-round workshops and support from a near-peer 10,000 Degrees Fellow. Students will receive email updates for upcoming financial aid workshops, college application workshops, and other events to support their matriculation to college. 

For more information, contact:

Maria Hernandez

Maria Hernandez Pereira
Virtual Curriculum & Engagement Manager

maria.hernandez (at) 10000degrees.org