April 03, 2022

Virtual College Forum

La Salle’s College Forum will be held virtually next Wednesday, April 6th starting at 5:30 pm. This is our largest college-planning event of the year for 9th to 11th grade students and their parents. The forum will consist of speakers from a variety of colleges/organizations who will present on current college topics. This is a great opportunity for students and parents to learn more about the college admission process and how to research and identify the best-fit options.

Below are the planned sessions for this year. Zoom links will be forthcoming.

5:30 to 6:15 pm

  • Understanding UC Admission
  • Selecting a Major for Your College Search
  • ROTC and Service Academies
  • Cialfo Basics

6:15 to 7pm

  • College Costs & Paying for It!! Financial Aid, Scholarships & WUE
  • Standardized Testing in the Test-Optional Environment
  • Choosing a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Major and a University
  • Understanding Nursing Programs

7 pm to 7:45pm

  • The NCAA, the Student-Athlete & Admission
  • The Arts: Application Process, Auditions & Portfolios
  • Beyond Grades, What is Considered in Selective Admission Decisions
  • How To Survive Being a Science Major and Pursuing a Career in the Allied Health Sciences


La Salle College Preparatory was founded in 1956. Today, we are the only truly diverse and co-educational Catholic high school in Pasadena.