Evangelina Tello


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So far Evangelina Tello has created 13 blog entries.

College Corner: Academic advisor shares advice for seniors, juniors

By |2020-03-16T11:22:35-07:00March 11th, 2020|College Corner, Features|

‘Tis the season of deadlines, acceptance letters, scholarships and FAFSA. In the busyness of the new semester, seniors are balancing their academics and extracurricular activities. As the first semester comes to a close, the second semester welcomes students with a new list of responsibilities to complete before graduation quickly approaches.

College Corner: College fairs, NACCAP benefits

By |2020-02-27T23:34:52-08:00October 10th, 2019|Blogs, College Corner, News|

Fall welcomes a new season of SAT/ACT test dates, college applications and college fairs. Seniors are busy finalizing their list of colleges they plan on applying to while also maintaining a good academic standing. Yet college fairs, NACCAP benefits can still provide post secondary insight.

College Corner: Spring semester breakdown

By |2019-11-13T12:18:52-08:00January 29th, 2019|College Corner, Column, Opinions|

The planning process for the school year can be a stressful task for some students. Where do you start? What should you be on the lookout for? Below, I have provided an outline month by month on what students should expect for the second half of the school year.

College Corner: Juniors utilize your Christmas break

By |2019-05-10T11:03:53-07:00December 12th, 2018|Academics, Blogs|

Finals week is here and the days until Christmas break can now be counted on one hand! As students are eager to dive into their three week vacation, high school juniors should utilize this time to better equip themselves as they enter their second semester.

College Corner: UC & CSU application advice

By |2019-11-13T12:19:50-08:00November 13th, 2018|Academics, Blogs, College Corner, Column, Opinions|

As Thanksgiving break approaches, it provides a great opportunity for students to take advantage of their free time by dedicating some of it to begin or complete their college applications if they have not already done so. Evangelina Tello recommends seniors apply early in the application process to meet all deadlines. Starting on Nov. 1, the University of California (UC) application opened for students to apply and submit their application to the UC of their choice. Seniors are strongly encouraged not to procrastinate completing their desired applications.

College Corner: Clovis High hosts FAFSA workshop, Oct. 15

By |2019-11-13T12:20:00-08:00October 15th, 2018|Academics, Blogs, College Corner|

The fall semester is a busy season for our seniors as they are gathering letters of recommendation, attending college fairs, and taking advantage of application workshops. Clovis High School will host the first FAFSA workshop from 6 p.m to 8 p.m., Oct. 15. This event will start in the cafeteria where they will provide a quick introduction and then move into the library for families ready to begin the application process. Alyssa Reese | The Feather Online Every year starting on Oct. 1 this is the beginning for not only the CSU application window but also the start date for when students and their parents may begin filling out the FAFSA. To begin the process there will be a workshop hosted tonight which will be mentioned later on in the article.

College Corner: Academic advisor shares important college dates

By |2019-05-10T11:07:06-07:00September 7th, 2018|Academics, Blogs|

The 2018-2019 school year has kicked off to a great start here at FCS! Last October I started my new position as Fresno Christian’s academic adviser and I was thrilled to be returning this school year to experience a first day of school. And now seniors need to pay attention to upcoming dates and deadlines. Students and parents can find the new location of my office downstairs in the junior high and high school office. Along with a new location, I am now serving as the high school California Scholarship Federation (CSF) coordinator where I will be working with the student members and hosting lunch meetings.

College Corner: Prevent rescinded applications

By |2019-02-06T11:54:06-08:00April 10th, 2018|Column, Opinions|

Scouted prospective colleges? Check. Submitted college applications? Check. Completed FAFSA? Check. Received acceptance letter? Check. Time to sit back and relax. I can cruise now. Wrong. While this may be true, it can be easy for the excitement of your acceptance to cloud your judgment on how to academically wrap up your senior year. These final weeks of your high school career are the most important when it comes to preventing rescinded applications.

College Corner: College events for seniors this March

By |2019-02-06T11:54:51-08:00February 28th, 2018|Column, Opinions|

As the busy season of spring approaches, seniors juggle assignments, campus activities, and college deadlines. Seniors who are interested in a community college or Fresno State should be aware of the two important events and dates in March.