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---Activities Worksheet

Applying to UC (and competitive private colleges) requires more than just a high GPA.  Click on the worksheet to view samples of other criteria:
 
UC does consider non-"A-G" courses, especially when they are courses that meet your personal interests.
 
Non A-G courses that you can claim include:
  • At Fremont:
- Yearbook
- Link Crew
-Welding
-Auto 1 - 4
-Urban Agriculture
  • Any (non-college) courses you take off-campus
 
Educational preparation programs help prepare you for college.  Program activities may include:
  • introduction to different colleges
  • field trips
  • study skills/strategies
  • enrollment in college courses
  • summer residential program
  • SAT prep
  • applications assistance
  • and more....
 
PROGRAMS AVAILABLE at FREMONT:
  • AVID
  • BRIGHT PROSPECT
  • COMMON GOODS (OFF CAMPUS)
  • PAYS (OFF CAMPUS)
  • POMONA PARTNERS NEXT LEVEL
  • UPWARD BOUND
  • UPWARD BOUND MATH/SCIENCE
Volunteer service is strongly recommended by UC and competitive private colleges. Think QUALITY over quantity! In other words, spend more time at a location rather than a few hours at many locations.
 
Here are a few suggestions for volunteer locations:
COMMUNITY SERVICES:  (popular locations)
community outreach
  • Local churches
Note:  Time management is important! If you are struggling in school, then check with your counselor for recommendations before working.
 
If you are under 18 years of age, your employer will ask for a work permit. 
1. Print the "Work Permit Application" below. 
    You can also obtain the form in the Counseling Office.
2. Complete the form.
    Leave the "For authorized work permit issuer use ONLY" box blank.
3. Submit the form to the counselor for processing. 
    It will take 1 - 2 days for processing.
 
 
 
Work Experience Class:
Need credits? 
You can enroll in Work Experience Class while working.  
 
Day/Time: Fridays @ 7:00 a.m.
Location: Room A-9
Instructor: Mrs. Yolanda Mauricio
How to Enroll:  You must have a job. Talk to your school counselor.
 
 
Anything you do that is not academic can count.  However, you have limited space to list your most important ones.
Focus on the following:
  • Leadership skills
  • Clubs/organizations you enjoy
  • Talents
  • Athletic abilities
  • Family dynamics/relationships
  • Unusual abilities
  • Anything that helps differentiate you from other applicants
 
To learn more about school clubs, see our school Activities Advisor, Mr. Deschenes, room B-11.