College & Career Center News (sent 1/10/20)

Dear Students & Parents,

Here is the latest College & Career Center News:

Mon., Jan. 13

7:00-8:15 pm - Lehigh: Entrepreneurship, Creativity, and Innovation (Lehigh@NasdaqCenter, 505 Howard St., SF, CA 94105) - This panel will give students the opportunity to hear from faculty in Lehigh's Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation as well as current Lehigh students. This event is open and relevant to students interested in any major as Lehigh encourages and fosters an entrepreneurial way of thinking across all disciplines through special programs, courses, experiential learning, and more.  RSVP here


Fri., Jan. 17

5:00 pm - Deadline for juniors to apply for USC’s Bovard Scholars Program - Juniors who meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for this summer program at USC: 1)Currently hold a 4.0 GPA or above; 2)Enrolled in Algebra II, Trigonometry or above; 3)Demonstrate financial need. The program will run from July 12, 202o through August 1, 2020. To learn more and to apply, click here:


Wed., Jan. 22

6:00-8:00 pm - Study in Canada Fair & Info Night (Lycee Francais De San Francisco, 1201 Ortega St., SF) - This fair will be a great opportunity for students to learn more about the benefits of studying in Canada, the admissions process, and what to expect if you attend university in Canada. Register now at:


Fri., Jan. 24

2:00 pm - Deadline for sophomores and juniors to register for the February 1 practice ACT or practice SAT at Drake. Please email Lisa Neumaier ( or stop by her office to sign-up by this date.


Sat., Jan. 25

8:30 am - 3:30 pm - Stanford Women In Business (SWIB) Young Women’s Leadership Summit (Stanford University Campus) - This year, the Summit will be focused on providing female-identifying high school girls with a broader sense of the business world. Although we are targeting Juniors and Seniors, the event is open to all grades. Students will have the opportunity to hear from inspiring female industry leaders, connect with Stanford students, and interact with other motivated high school students from around the country. The application opened November 15 and closed on December 13 at 11:59 PM PST.


Sat., Feb. 1

9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Practice ACT/Practice SAT at Drake (classrooms TBA) - Juniors can take a full-length practice test on this date if they sign-up with Lisa Neumaier by Friday, January 24. To sign-up, either stop by the College & Career Center or email Lisa indicating which practice test you want to take and provide a student and parent email address. Sophomores enrolled in Advanced Algebra can also sign-up for one of these tests and should contact Lisa Neumaier by January 24. 


Sat., Feb. 8

9:00 am - 1:00 pm - Education Summit 2020 (Cal State East Bay, University gymnasium, 25800 Carlos Bee Blvd., Hayward) - This is a free event for first generation, African American, Asian American, Latino, Native American and Pacific Islander students and their families. Learn how to prepare for college through presentations and workshops. Questions? Contact 510-885-2556


Tues., Feb. 11

11:40 am - Scores Back event for students who take the Practice ACT or Practice SAT on February 1. Students are asked to stop by the College & Career Center to pick up their results and can get their standardized test questions answered. Parents of these students are also invited to attend if they have questions.


Wed., Feb. 12

2:55 pm - U.S. Army Recruiter (Table by senior tree)


Thurs., Feb.13

11:40 am - U.S. Navy Recruiter (Table by senior tree)


Sat., Feb. 15

11:59 pm - Deadline for juniors to apply for the 10,000 Degrees Institute - Juniors with financial need are eligible to apply to be part of the 10,000 Degrees program and their Summer Institute. 10,000 Degrees helps students with the college application process, financial aid counseling and provides scholarships support. Click here to apply:


Have a great weekend.



Lisa Neumaier

College & Career Specialist

Sir Francis Drake High School

(415) 458-3481 - direct line