Links to presentations

 
Seniors
 
 
Presentations
  • Financial Aid Night for parents & students (Oct 2021) - Recording, Slides

  • Senior College Night for parents & students (Sept 2021) - Slides
    • Leigh counselors and CCC specialist - who they are and what they do
    • Senior timeline and important upcoming events
    • College Panel: college representations from Lafayette College, University of Nevada, Reno, San Jose State University, UC Santa Barbara, West Valley College
  • Counseling Dept presentation to senior students (Sept 2021) - Slides
    • Leigh counselors and CCC specialist - who they are and what they do
    • Senior timeline and important upcoming events
    • Accessing transcripts and grades
    • Graduation requirements and college entrance requirements
 
Wednesday Workshop Series
  • Week 1 - Naviance & Processes (Transcripts, Letters of Recommendation, ...) - Slides
  • Week 2 - CommonApp & Coalition - Slides
  • Week 3 - The UC Application - Slides, Recording
  • Week 4 - Financial Matters - Slides
  • Week 5 - The CSU Application - Slides, Recording
  • Week 6 - Career Exploration for all - Slides
 
 
Juniors
 
 
Presentations
  • Junior College Info Night (Sept 2020) - Slides
    • College Night for Junior families to go over the College Application Process
    • To Do List
    • Timeline for Junior students
    • What colleges are looking for
    • Application deadlines
    • Resources
  • College Representative Panel Webinar (Sept 2020) - Recording
    • Hear directly from College Representatives from Chapman University, Lafayette College, Oregon State University, San Jose State University, UC Santa Barbara, West Valley College
    • How to apply to these colleges
    • What colleges are looking for
    • How to do a tour
    • And more!
 
Workshop series
  • Week 1 - The basics of the College Application - Slides, Recording
    Overview of the process by Nathalie Goricanec, College and Career Specialist at Leigh High School 

  • Week 2 - The College Essay - Recording
    Overview of the Do's and Don'ts of the College Essay by Ann Auld and Tamara Strachman, CCC volunteers and Independent College Counselors 

  • Week 3 - College & Career Exploration Tools: UpperCampus and Naviance - Recording
    Overview of UpperCampus, a complementary tool to Naviance focused on Career Exploration - UpperCampus short demo, product guide and Leigh activation flyer

  • Week 4 - Women's College - Slides, Recording
    Presentation on Women's College - Why you should consider a Women's College by Amy Gardner, Smith College graduate

  • Week 5 - Leigh Alumni Student Panel - Recording
    Panel introduction with 19 Leigh Classes of 2018/2019/2020 students
 
 
Freshman/Sophomore
 
 
Presentations
  • Freshman/Sophomore college & career night for 9th/10 grade families (April 2021) - Slides, Recording
    • Career and college exploration timeline
    • The different types of college
    • Financial Information
    • Resources
    • Tools: Naviance & UpperCampus
 
 
General
 
 
Career Opportunities
  • Overview of options for post-secondary pathways - Slides, Recording
    • Community College Opportunities
    • Gap Year Opportunities
    • Career Development Opportunities
    • Trades & Apprenticeship Opportunities
    • Military Opportunities
    • Job Seeking Skills
    • Brainstorming
    • Resources
 
 
Career Spotlight
  • Choosing a career in Medicine - Slides
    Prepared and presented by Dr Wendy Wang, pediatrician and CCC Volunteer at Leigh High School

  • The Technical Writing and Proposal Management Profession - Slides
    Presented by Mrs. Kindra Sullivan
    Note: Technical Writing/Proposal Management is a great career for Bachelor of Arts majors that want to pursue a job in the high tech marketplace. This career offers great flexible work options and is high demand with a generous pay range throughout the country.
 
 
Course Selection Presentations
  • 10th-11th grade info night for Course Selection (Jan 2021) - Slides
    For current 10th and 11th grade students and families

  • 9th grade info night for Course Selection (Jan 2021) - Slides
    For current 9th grade students and families

  • 8th grade info night for Incoming 9th graders (Jan 2021) - Slides
    For future Leigh students info night, including break-out sessions
 
 
Resources
  • Building your College list - Document
    Understanding the different types of colleges and how to maximize your change of finding and getting in your perfect fit.

  • FERPA and your rights - Document

  • Letters of Recommendation - Document
 
 
 
September 16th Counselor-led presentation: Transcript review, Post-Secondary Options, FAFSA/CADAA Financial Aid & Scholarships
September 2nd Counselor-led presentation: The College Application Process, how to use Naviance, next steps
College Night for Senior families to go over the College Application Process