The frontline team of two nominated for excellence

Just about everyone who reaches out to the UC Scout organization connects with the dynamic duo—Priscilla and Dominique—who field hundreds of queries a day about our online A-G approved courses that pave the way to college. “We’re the front face of the organization,” Priscilla says. “We deal with inquiries, finance, customer service, technical difficulties—pretty much …

SoCal Splendor

I decided to do one last visit to Southern California before the summer heat settled in. During my drive to Mira Mesa High I noticed that the jacaranda trees were in full bloom, and the cement was covered by beautiful purple petals. When I arrived on campus my eyes were immediately drawn to a wall decorated …

Watsonville High School & Pajaro Valley High School

Después de visitar la High School de San Benito, fui a Watsonville California para visitar la High School de Watsonville y Pajaro Valley High School. Entré en la oficina de los consejeros para encontrar un grupo de padres esperando pacientemente para reunirse con un consejero. Desafortunadamente, no tuve la oportunidad de reunirme con un consejero. …

Las Escuelas de Otay, Olympian y Eastlake High School

Después de haber pasado la mañana en  Chula Vista, California, me dirigí a las escuelas de Otay High, Olympian High y Eastlake High School. Cada una de estas escuelas estaba interesados en escuchar más información sobre Scout. Los consejeros escolares apreciaron que hice el viaje a sus escuelas para compartir sobre las oportunidades de becas …

San Marcos High

San Marcos High was the last school I visited during my trip to San Diego. As I walked down the hallways of the school I noticed the abundance of beautiful art pieces. What a wonderful way to display the talent of their students! A few minutes later I found the door to the College and …

Mission Hills High

After a drive north I discovered Mission Hills High, nestled in the hills of San Marcos. From the parking lot there was a lovely view of the valley below. I was inspired by the view and I thought about the ways it might inspire students to dream of big futures for themselves. The staff was …

Helix High

I drove inland to visit my first school of the day, Helix High. I got a little lost looking for the administration building but along the way I noticed their large football field. Helix High is the alma mater of many professional football players and surely there will be more in the future. All of …

Conferencia de California Consortium for Independent Study

Estuvimos despiertos temprano en San Diego, California. Estábamos preparados para reunirnos con los invitados que asistieron al Conferencia de California Consortium for Independent Study (CCIS). El tema de la conferencia era "El Poder del Estudio Independiente: Involucrar a cada Estudiante". Cuando la gente llenó la sala de conferencia, muchos se aventuraron a nuestra mesa para …