1   Education System

       Education System

         IUSD – Irvine Unified School District

         GPA – Grade Point Average

         ELD Program/Shelter Course

         The GATE Program

         Honors Courses

         Advanced Placement (AP) Courses

         AP Chinese

         How to Improve English

         Tips to Write an Excellent Paper

         How to Excel the SAT Writing TEST

         Physical Education


2   Exams & Competitions

       The SAT Reasoning Test

         SAT Subject Tests

         The ACT


         The Center for Talented Youth Program

         Academic Decathlon

         The Science Fair

         The Science Fair Journey

         Siemens Westinghouse Math & Technology Competition

         Presidential Scholars

         Intel Science Talent Search


3   Ideal College

       Ideal College

         Learn the Secrets to Get into Prestigious Schools

         Choosing a School and Major

         Colleges of California

         The UC System

         Minimum Course Comparative Review

         University of California – Comprehensive Review

         Extracurricular Activities

         Community Service

         Student Interviews

         College Essay

         Tips for Applying to College


4   Finance

       Applying for Grants

         Financial Aid

         Grants, Scholarships, and Work-Study

         Getting and Repaying Student Loans

         The national Merit Scholarship Program

         ELKS Most Valuable Student Scholarship

         Excellence + Opportunity = Dreams Come True


5   Talk About College

       Massachusetts Institute of Technology

         Cornell University

         UC Berkeley



         Northwestern University

         UC San Diego

         UC Irvine

         UC Riverside