College & Career Readiness

Lion for a Day

Students at periods of academic transition (5th grade, 8th grade, and 11th grade) are brought to campus for an intensive half-day program that focuses on college readiness throughout the academic pipeline.  

Upward Bound

Serves as a college -preparedness program for students from Westchester High School. The goal of the four-year program is to increase the rate at which participants complete college. View their website.

College Presentations

College Night: FOS and LMU Admissions hosts an application night at the high schools to walk students through the College Common Application process. The site for this event is held at the high school in their computer lab.

FAFSA/Dream Act Workshop: FOS hosts workshops in October to facilitate 12th graders understand the financial aid process in college, while also helping them get started on the FAFSA/Dream Act application.

A-G Presentations

Student Personal Statement Writing Workshop: FOS facilitates a full day of college readiness workshops including; essay writing, college admissions information, campus tours, Q and a with a panel of LMU students.

Financial Literacy Program

Financial Literacy program that inspires and prepares elementary, middle and high school students to succeed in a global economy. JA seeks to empower students through financial literacy workforce readiness and entrepreneurship education.