Schools offer combined College Night

CARMEL VALLEY — Torrey Pines High School and Canyon Crest Academy will co-host an annual College Night from 6 to 8:30 p.m. April 19 at the Torrey Pines campus.
College Night is designed to help students and their families learn about colleges and the admissions process. Attendees will be able to attend up to four presentations of 30 minutes each. Schedules will be available on both schools’ Web sites a few days prior to the event. It is recommended that families print a copy of the schedule in advance and use it to plan their evening. A limited number of schedules will be available on campus the night of the event.
Representatives from the University of California, California State Universities and many public and private institutions will present topics such as “Admission Process Timeline,” “Writing Your College Essay,” “Successful Interviewing Tips,” “Applying to Highly Selective Universities,” “Out-of-State Colleges,” “Transfer Options,” “Understanding the Admissions & Nomination Processes at/for Service Academies,” “Careers in the Culinary Arts, Hospitality Industry, and Business.”
The event will include the Senior Panel workshop with members of the Torrey Pines and Canyon Crest senior classes explaining how they managed their college searches and navigated through the maze of college applications. Counselors from both schools will also be on hand to offer their Tips for Parents presentation.