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e3 Civic High attends the SDG&E Career & Leadership Conference

Our scholars had the opportunity to attend the SDG&E Energy Career and Leadership Conference. The impact it had on our scholars was enormous. The day was broken up into three major parts. The scholars listened to a series of speakers in various careers. The speakers shared their individual path that led to their career. During lunch each scholar was matched with career mentors and the day concluded with scholars visiting exhibition booths. While some of our scholars were apprehensive at first, every scholar visited at least 8 different booths by the end of the conference.
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UCSD Extension in Partnership with e3 Civic High

Beginning Spring semester, UCSD Extension will launch the partnership with e3 Civic High making possible many outstanding opportunities to advance the preparation of college competitive scholars for civic leadership and careers of the future.

During the eBlock module, scholars can now enroll in the UCSD Extension course, Introduction to Python. This programming course, offered free to our scholars, can ultimately lead to a professional certification making them competitive for high paying IT positions. Upon successful completion of this course, scholars will receive UCSD Extension credit!

In addition, UC Extension has saved seats for e3 Scholars to take Intro to Video Gaming Programming and Virtual Reality programming that will be offered at the Central Library during weekend sessions.

To continue to foster college competitiveness, UCSD Extension has offered free enrollment for our 11th grade scholars in the online SAT prep course. Prior data shows that scholars completing their seat-based SAT prep course have increased their scores by more than 50-100 points. This online pilot will be evaluated to determine if its a viable option to prepare scholars.

We are excited to continue to build our collaboration with UCSD as we move toward offering Undergraduate courses at e3 in the fall semester of the coming academic year.
Stay posted for updates!
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11th Grade Princeton University Summer Journalism Program

ATTENTION ALL JUNIORS: The Princeton University Summer Journalism Program, is an all-expenses-paid journalism and college preparation program at Princeton University for high school juniors from low-income backgrounds.

In this program, students learn reporting skills from celebrated journalists, report and write their own newspaper, and are paired with a counselor who oversees their college admissions process. SJP alumni have gone on to jobs and internships at The New York Times, The New Yorker, NPR, and many other news outlets.

The application process for the 2017 summer is now open. The application can be found in the link below and is due by Friday, February 24, 2017
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