Our Summer Programs so far

COLLEGE APPLICATION BOOTCAMP The rising high school seniors spent five full days at the DTS office working on many elements of their college applications. They were very productive and completed important tasks – including  finalizing their college lists, activity charts, brag sheets, and even a UC personal statement! They also practiced interview skills. Now they are off to residential college programs and/or leadership programs and will return to the office in early August to knock out additional tasks.  BRIDGE TO COLLEGE Congratulations to the College 2027 Class on completing the week-long, intensive Bridge to College in Ojai. The rising freshmen participated in daily classes taught by interns…
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Graduation Celebration

Congratulations to the DTS High School 2023 Class AND to the DTS College 2023 Class! On Sunday, June 25th we celebrated our graduates with a ceremony and brunch for our students and families. We are so proud of the work and commitment that brought them to this day!  LEFT Gabby and her mom Flor dressed in Occidental College’s colors to celebrate Gabby’s graduation. TOP CENTER It was an emotional day for all – lots of tears and lots of hugs. TOP RIGHT Alumni return to celebrate the graduates. BOTTOM LEFT Mimi poses with her Advisee of four years, Lupe. BOTTOM CENTER  9th grade Dylan takes the microphone to share how inspired he is by the graduates and looks forward to his…
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2023 College Acceptances

We are proud to share the collective and impressive list of colleges that accepted our high school seniors. Our students were fierce competitors. This admissions season saw an increase in applications, making an already formidable task that much more so. UC Berkeley alone received over 125,000 applications!  We look forward to sharing the students’ decisions with you in May.
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Exploring Occidental College

A HUGE thank you to Brian, member of the DTS College 2025 Class and Occidental College sophomore, for facilitating a wonderful visit including a campus tour, lunch in the dining hall and a Q&A session with a student panel!  Afterwards, Brian shared, “For me, leading the tour felt like coming full circle in my DTS experience. Not long ago, I was in the same position as these students. I remember visiting Oxy as a freshman in high school and never imagined that I would end up here. On the tour, I got to serve as an example of what is…
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