College & Career

“Dons in the Workforce” Bullet Board

We have many students working at local businesses and we want to celebrate that!  The College & Career Center is creating a “Dons in the Workforce” bulletin board. Please have your student bring me a picture of them at work!

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College Rep Visits this Week!

The following schools will be on campus:

  • Macalester College
  • Pacific Lutheran University
  • Boston University
  • Hamilton College – NY
  • University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • Northwestern
  • University of Toronto
  • Gonzaga
  • University of Rochester
  • Bryant University
  • University of Oregon
  • Whitman College

 Check Naviance for date//times to sign up…

Important Reminder! Students need to get permission from their teacher the Monday before the visit AND pick up a pass in College & Career the morning of. Students may not miss a test for a rep visit. 

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Senior Parents Night Presentation

Did you miss Thursday’s Senior Parent Night?  Here are the College & Career Center and Counselor’s slides about colleges, the application process, Naviance and all things related to “Life after Acalanes!”

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Historically Black Colleges & Universities Recruitment Fair Flyer

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College & Career Update

Academies have started with a bang and the students had a fun kick off with a Chick Fil A and Naviance workshop.  Make sure to have your student sign up in advance, space is limited to 20 students. A big thank you to Acalanes Parents Club for making it possible to create these wonderful opportunities for our students.

COMING UP!

Oct  19 PSAT – register on the Web Store. Open to Juniors and interested Sophomores.

Seniors and Juniors please sign up in Naviance for College Rep Visits:

Sept  3 University of Pacific 12:25pm

Sept  3 Savannah College of Art and Design 1:35pm

Sept  4 Lynn University 11:25pm

Sept  4 Vanderbilt 12:25pm

Just a reminder, students need to pick up a pass in College & Career the morning of a college rep visit. Be sure they get permission from their teacher the Monday before the visit. Students may not miss a test for a rep visit. 

Performing Arts students can find their college fit at the San Francisco Bay Area Performing and Visual Arts Fair on September 19, at the Santa Clara Convention Center. Visit the official San Francisco Performing and Visual Arts Fair site for more details.  Students meet face-to-face with representatives from hundreds of colleges—all in one place—and get their questions answered about majors, degree programs, auditions, campus visits, internships, scholarships, financial aid, and much more.

One last thing!  The the College &  Career Center is creating a “Dons in the Workforce” bulletin board. Please bring me a picture of you (or your student!) at work!

As always, email me with any questions!

 

Wendy 

wreicher@auhsdschools.org

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College & Career Center Update

It’s been a great start to the year in the College and Career Center.  A lot is happening! Parents – make sure you are signed up for School Loop, as I have a lot of information coming through School Loop emails.

All Grades

Aug 26 “Next College Student Athlete” presentation for NCAA college bound athletes. AHS PAC @7pm

Aug 28 “Value Priced College Night”  Las Lomas Library @7-8pm
Come hear from a financial expert, Tim Lenahan, who has researched and compared costs of colleges across the nation.  Learn about the affordable in-state and out-of-state public colleges in the Western US. Tim is a CPA and Certified College Advisor and will share insights and top picks that costs as little as $16k to attend.

Sept 10 “Navigating the Financial Landscape”  Miramonte Library 7-9pm
Tim Lenahan is back, sharing strategies to find the best college for your student at the lowest cost.  Sign ups required as space is limited.

College Rep Visits 

Seniors and Juniors register (all grades welcome):

  1. Register in Naviance
  2. Get a pass the morning of the visit from C&CC.  Teachers must sign your pass to be excused from class.

Sept. 3 University of Pacific 12:25p
Sept. 3 Savannah College of Art and Design 1:35p
Sept. 4 Lynn University 11:25p
Sept. 4 Vanderbilt 12:25p

Oct 19 PSAT – registration open Aug 27 – Sept 17 on the webstore. Open to Juniors and interested Sophomores.

As always, email me with any questions!

Wendy

 

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College & Career: Financial Aid Night

This year we are collaborating with Miramonte and Campolindo to share a community presentation on all things financial aid related.  Graciously hosted by Miramonte in their school library and led by Tim Lenahan, CPA and Certified College Counselor, this is a great evening to get a head start on all your college financial aid questions.  Join us on Tuesday, Sept 10 at 7pm.  Sign ups required:  Fall Financial Aid Night

 

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